Flipkart: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Flipkart unveils Startup promotion programme

The e-commerce major in India, Flipkart, has launched its own startup accelerator program in the country in order nurture and fund the startups in the country. The platform, named as ‘Flipkart Leap’, will open for opportunities for startups in the country. Details of ‘Flipkart Leap’ This is a 16-week long program will prepare the startups ..

Flipkart’s Samarth supports 6 lakh artisans in India

Walmart-owned Flipkart has stated that it supports over six lakhs artisans, craftsmen and weavers in the country through its Samarth Program and it is also working on onboarding more such sellers to the said platform. Launched last year, Samarth platform is a partnership of the e-commerce giant with five NGOs to help the artisans use ..

Flipkart Enters into Hyperlocal Service Space with Flipkart Quick

The poster-boy of the Indian startup ecosystem, Flipkart has decided to enter the hyperlocal space with delivery service within 90 minutes. The new entity, to be known as Flipkart Quick, will be different from the existing players in this arena since it will also serve mobile phones and stationery items apart from the groceries, already ..

Flipkart partners with Aegon Life Insurance to sell life insurance solutions

E-commerce firm Flipkart recently partnered with Aegon Life Insurance, to sell wide-ranging insurance solutions. It aims to provide solutions for customers who are looking for instant digital policies with a sum assured of up to Rs 10 lakh. This agreement is aimed at making life insurance available to customers in a convenient and transparent manner.  

Ritesh Agarwal named as the world’s second youngest billionaire

As per the recently released Hurun Global Rich List 2020, Ritesh Agarwal- the founder of Oyo Hotels, has been named as the world’s second youngest billionaire. His wealth was estimated at $1.1 billion, at the age of 24. In the global list, Kylie Jenner, the cosmetics star was only ahead of the Indian entrepreneur at ..