Walmart becomes SoftBank of ecommerce startups

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The logo of India's ecommerce firm Flipkart is seen on the company's office in Bengaluru, India, April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa
By Rohit Kulkarni, SharesPost Walmart paid $16 billion for a 77 percent majority stake in Indian ecommerce leader Flipkart, implying an exit valuation of $20.8 billion. Flipkart is not only Walmart’s largest acquisition to date, but also the largest ever ...

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