Last fortnight, DailyHunt was in the midst of closing its $30MM+ funding round to take it north of a $500MM valuation.
Last fortnight, fintech upstart CRED raised $120MM, within a year of its launch.
Many venture capitalists will tell you that they would rather invest in repeat founders as opposed to first-time ones.
That may strike you as surprisingly risk-averse for the risky VC business, but it is because of the trust that comes with someone who has grown a company before.
Kunal Shah, who now literally builds trust, fits perfectly into this category.
After disclosing lukewarm earning forecasts, user slowdown and privacy concerns, Facebook created history of the wrong kind by losing $119Bn of market value in one day.
The Flipkart deal was formally announced last week, and one of the surprising (?) rejigs was the freezing out of Sachin Bansal.