Why Do We Love To Hate Flipkart

Why Do We Love To Hate Flipkart

Flipkart is in the news. When is it not? However, this time it is a little more serious than their repeated valuation markdowns. There has been a change of guard at the very top; Binny Bansal replaced by a VC-backed CEO. As usual, pundits of the digital world are out in droves to hammer down the final nail in Flipkart’s coffin, passionately predicting its inevitable demise. Constructive analysis (by actual experts) is good, as others…

The Indian Startup Ecosystem — Something isn’t right: An Outsider’s View

The Indian Startup Ecosystem — Something isn’t right: An Outsider’s View

I am not even remotely involved with the Indian startup ecosystem. But unfortunately, I read a lot and try to make sense of it in equal measures. And from whatever I have been reading and observing regarding the Indian startup story, especially in the last 12 months, I feel something is not right. Let me cut to the chase right away. Here’s what I think: