Google to buy minority stake in Flipkart in fresh funding round

New Delhi, May 24, 2024.

Internet major Google has proposed an investment in e-commerce major Flipkart to buy a minority stake during the company’s fresh funding round, the Walmart group firm said on Friday.

“As part of the latest funding round led by Walmart, Flipkart today announced that it will be adding Google as a minority investor, subject to receipt of regulatory and other customary approvals by both parties,” Flipkart said in a statement.

The e-commerce firm, however, neither disclosed the amount proposed to be invested by Google nor the details of the fund being raised by the firm.