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Flipkart Could Offer $900-950 Million For Snapdeal

The new offer almost matches the initial asking price of $1 billion for acquisition of the beleaguered e-commerce marketplace, sources privy to the development said.

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Paytm May Pick Up Stake In BigBasket For $200 Million

According to a report by Franchise India, the online grocery market is expected to be Rs 2.7 billion market by 2018-19.

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SoftBank's India Solar Ambitions May Gain From Modi's EV Push

SoftBank Group is in talks with the Indian government to facilitate the use of renewable energy like solar to charge electric vehicles in the country

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Snapdeal Founders, Nexus Reach Deal With SoftBank For Sale To Flipkart, Reports ET Now

Founders of Indian online marketplace Snapdeal and one of its early investors, Nexus, have reached an agreement with SoftBank Group that would allow the Japanese firm to move ahead with its plan to sell Snapdeal to bigger rival Flipkart

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Japan's SoftBank Takes Driving Seat In Indian Online Shake-up

After ploughing about $2 billion into minority stakes in Indian e-commerce businesses over the past few years, Japan's SoftBank is upping the stakes, looking to play consolidator and take a more active role at a trio of leading start-ups

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Bigbasket In Talks For Possible Merger With Grofers India: Report

India’s online grocery delivery service BigBasket and smaller rival Grofers India have begun talks on a possible merger, newspaper Mint reported

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Softbank Reworking Sale Plan Of Snapdeal; Decision In Few Weeks

Japanese investor SoftBank is believed to be re-working its plan for sale of e-commerce platform Snapdeal and a final decision is likely to be made in the next few weeks

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SoftBank Preps Snapdeal For Sale, Looks To Buy Kalaari, Nexus Stakes, Say Reports

Snapdeal's three biggest investors — Japan's SoftBank, Kalaari Capital and Nexus Venture Partners have moved closer to resolving an impasse, potentially clearing the way for a sale of the e-tailer to one of its rivals, Flipkart or Paytm

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Snapdeal Searches For Funds, Takeover Speculation Grows

The e-commerce company is seeking investment to shore up its finances after unsuccessful talks with Chinese funds and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd as it battles to remain competitive

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Softbank Denies Interest In Vodafone-Idea Cellular Merged Company

Japan's SoftBank Group on Thursday denied it was in talks with Vodafone Plc's Indian unit and Idea Cellular to pick up a stake in a potential merger between the two Indian wireless carriers

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SoftBank Loses $350 Million On Investments In Snapdeal, Ola

SoftBank Corp has booked an investment loss of 39.28 billion yen ($350 million) on its investments in India, including those in cab-hailing firm Ola and e-commerce company Snapdeal

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Indian E-commerce Industry: Cinderella Or Sleeping Beauty?

Talking about ecommerce in India the other day, a colleague remarked that ecommerce in India runs on Softbank's subsidy. This raises the question whether Indian ecommerce is because of the time bound gifts of the fairy Godmother's magic wand or the inspired hopes of Prince Charming playing the waiting game

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Will Surpass $10 Billion Investment Commitment For India, Says SoftBank Chief Masayoshi Son

Positive on India's prospects, Japan's SoftBank on Friday pledged that it will "surpass" the stated commitment of investing $10 billion in the country as it ramps up investments in solar power generation and Internet-led businesses

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SoftBank Writes Down India Investment By $560 million

Japan's SoftBank Corp has booked an investment loss of $560 million on its investments in India including cab-hailing firm Ola and e-commerce company Snapdeal

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Saudi Arabia, SoftBank Plan $100 Billion Tech Fund

The plan is part of a series of dramatic business initiatives launched by Riyadh this year as Saudi Arabia, its economy hurt by low oil prices, deploys huge financial reserves in an effort to move into non-oil industries

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