Walmart-owned Flipkart poised to list publicly, says SoftBank

Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart is among SoftBank’s list of portfolio companies which are poised to go public. Other such portfolio companies of the Japanese investor which are expected to list publicly include the British chip designer arm, TikTok parent ByteDance, mobile payment system PayPay, Mexican online used-car dealership Kavak and Brazilian real estate startup QuintoAndar. … Read more

Flipkart raises $3.6 bn to fund its India expansion

The Flipkart Group, a homegrown consumer internet ecosystem, on Monday said it raised $3.6 billion to fund its digital commerce activities in India. The fundraise seen participation from global investors, including sovereign funds, private equity and crossovers in addition to Walmart. The new investment values Flipkart Group at $37.6 billion. This round of funding was … Read more