Flipkart went live in 2007 in Bangalore with the sole objective of selling books online. Flipkart is instrumental in starting the e-commerce revolution in India. The company is now the largest e-commerce firm in India. See below a few interesting facts about the company.
- Both Sachin and Binny Bansal were born and brought up in Chandigarh. They went to the same school and studied at IIT Delhi. They both worked with Amazon.
- The first book sold by the company was “Leaving Microsoft To Change The World”.
- Binny Bansal is an introvert while Sachin is exactly opposite to him. He is also a huge fan of Chicago Bulls.
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