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Techstars Startup Digest - Emerging Economies - Issue #6

Emerging Economies married Developed world in the largest ever Ecommerce deal that took place between
Issue #6  •  May 12  •  View online  •  Suggest a link
Emerging Economies
Emerging Economies
Highlighting the budding entrepreneurial ecosystems from regions around the world.
Emerging Economies married Developed world in the largest ever Ecommerce deal that took place between US behemoth Walmart with Indian ecom player Flipkart. There was so much cash to the bank, everyone’s laughing! 
The boost is so much that globally startup founders are more confident of their future! Alibaba is buying. So are VCs and other investors. Everyone’s going global! Also read on the case for electric scooters.
Anurag Maloo, our co-curator, is in Boulder this week. And still finding time to find some good articles to share! The Give First man.
Please share this issue to your networks. Also happy to hear from you on the next week’s issue. Till then have a great time across Emerging Economies.

Flipkart-Walmart deal: Exits for investors, ESOP bonanza for employees
Walmart is expected to buy 70-75 per cent stake in the homegrown e-tailer Flipkart along with Google parent Alphabet for about $15 billion.
Alibaba buys Rocket Internet’s Daraz to expand its e-commerce empire into South Asia – TechCrunch

E4Impact to fund, incubate 20 Kenyan startups annually

Seedstars World in Delhi to Discover the Most Promising Startup in India

The Case for Electric Scooters  - CTech
Mobility’s iPhone moment is nearing, and it has nothing to do with autonomous cars, writes tech entrepreneur Nadav Gur
Southeast Asian digital economy emerges as a beacon for investors | Asia Times

Brazil’s tech startups begin to expand globally – TechCrunch
Techstars Startup Digest Emerging Economies is curated by:
Anurag Maloo Anurag Maloo - Techstars Regional Manager (South & Central Asia)
anurag.maloo@startupdigestmail.com
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