Xiaomi Expands Its Online Retail Channels In India And Inks First Offline Sales Deals

Xiaomi is broadening its horizons in India with news that its Mi devices will soon be available through two of the country's major e-commerce sites, and offline retailers for the first time.

Snapdeal Acquires RupeePower, Will Add Loans, Other Financing To Its Marketplace

India’s Snapdeal has been on an acquisition spree in the last several months, tapping into the $1.1 billion it has raised from the likes of Softbank to expand from being a marketplace for goods

India’s Snapdeal Buys Exclusively.In To Add Luxury Goods To Its Online Marketplace

On the heels of raising $1 billion in funding last year, India’s e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal is now in acquisition mode: the company has acquired, a shopping portal that focus

Coursera Partners With Google, Instagram, 500 Startups And Others On Students’ Capstone Projects

About a year ago, online education platform Coursera launched "specializations" -- its version of college credentials. To graduate from the programs, students take a number of classes and then finish

Snapdeal, One Of India’s Leading E-commerce Sites, Acquires Wishpicker To Deliver Better Product Recommendations

<a target="_blank" href="">Snapdeal</a>, one of India’s largest e-commerce businesses, has acquired <a target="_blank" href="">Wishpicker</a>, a tec

India’s Snapdeal Snaps Up $627M Led By SoftBank To Supercharge Its Marketplace

A big day for e-commerce startups in India, and a double boom for Japan’s SoftBank. Snapdeal, founded four years ago as a marketplace for third party retailers in India to sell goods online, ha

Snapdeal Gets Backing From Tata Figurehead In India’s Hot E-Commerce Market

On the heels of Flipkart raising an eye-popping $1 billion, here’s one more sign of the landgrab going on in the Indian e-commerce market today. Its rival Snapdeal has raised yet more outside

EBay Bets Big On India, Pours Another $134M Into Online Marketplace Snapdeal

The e-commerce market in India continues to explode, fuelled by a rapid rise of online consumers and global investors keen to get a piece of the action. Today, eBay announced that it has invested $133

Snapdeal Launches Local Language Site As Indian E-Commerce Goes Native

Snapdeal, the eBay-backed Indian marketplace, has launched local language versions of its site in a move aimed at wooing over one-third of the country’s non-English speaking Internet users. Snap

eBay-Backed Snapdeal Introduces Same-Day Delivery In India

On Monday morning, the Indian online marketplace Snapdeal introduced its same-day delivery service, putting pressure on rivals Flipkart and Amazon who launched their next-day delivery service a few we

India May Relax E-Commerce Rules, Opening The Door Further For Amazon And Other Global Giants

As India prepares to reconsider the ban on foreign investments in the country’s e-commerce sector, two of the world’s biggest e-commerce companies — Amazon and eBay — are anxiously

Indian Ad Retargeting Startup Vizury Is Raising $20 Million

Vizury, a Bangalore-based ad retargeting startup, is in talks with investors to raise an additional $20 million by March this year, with existing backer Inventus leading the round, according to sourc

In India, A Chauffeur Trumps Michelin-Starred Chef In List Of Startup Perks

In a bid to relieve the staff from one of the most stressful and lengthy parts of an Indian employee's day -- the commute -- the fast-growing e-commerce marketplace <a target="_blank" href="http://www

EBay Beats Out Amazon To Lead $50M Round In India’s E-Commerce Giant Snapdeal To Build Up Its BRIC Business

Online e-commerce giant <a target="_blank" href="">eBay</a> last week <a target="_blank" href="">said</a> that it expects to hav

Snapdeal, India’s Fast-Growing eCommerce Platform, Raises $40 Million From Bessemer And More

As <a href="">Groupon's business in India continues to hit snags</a>, a homegrown daily deal company is

Indian Village Renamed And It's Not A Cheap Marketing Stunt!

<img src="" /> A village in India has decided to rename itself and henceforth be known as <a href="">Snapde

India's Largest Online Couponing Site, SnapDeal, Raises $12 Million (TCTV)

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Local ecommerce company <a href="">Groupon</a> recently <a href="https://