BigBasket: News

18 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Is polling day a holiday? 

Polling for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections will begin on Friday. The subsequent phases will be held on April 26, May 7, May 13, May 20, May 25, and June 1.

27 Apr 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Here's how deepfakes could end humanity, and more

Unknown perpetrators, using the power of deepfakes, duped Dutch politicians into believing they were video conferencing with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's chief of staff.

27 Apr 2021


Database consisting of 20 million BigBasket users leaked online

Indian firms continue to be targeted by cybercriminals. After the recent MobiKwik and Domino's India leaks, it's the turn of online grocery giant BigBasket.

18 Feb 2021


Tata Group may acquire BigBasket: Details here

Tata Group has reportedly reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in BigBasket according to unnamed sources privy to the deal.

09 Nov 2020


#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale

Online grocery store BigBasket filed a police complaint in Bengaluru, after learning that data of two crore of its customer could have been compromised.

09 Apr 2020

Alibaba Group

Big Basket raises $60mn to meet demand surge amid lockdown

Big Basket, one of India's biggest hyperlocal grocery start-ups, has raised $60 million as part of a bridge-round of funding from Alibaba and others.

26 Mar 2020


Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.

13 Jul 2019


Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education and IIM-Bangalore (IIM-B) is considered one of the best ones.

16 Jul 2018


Grofers has shut down vegetables/fruits delivery in NCR, Bengaluru

It has been confirmed that Gurugram-based online grocery delivery service Grofers has shut down its vegetables and fruits delivery segment across NCR and Bengaluru.

30 May 2018


Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

Today the business space remained rocked up with a lot of happenings.

27 May 2018


BigBasket replies to customer's post on delivery boys' inhumane treatment

E-retailer BigBasket issued a statement on Facebook regarding the allegations that the company's delivery boys were treated worse than humans.

03 Feb 2018

Alibaba Group

China's Alibaba leads BigBasket's $300-million funding round

Online grocery start-up BigBasket has raised $300 million in Series-E funding which was led by China's Alibaba Group. This is the largest investment raised by the company so far.

29 Aug 2017


BigBasket eyes $200 million investment from Paytm Mall, Alibaba

According to reports, online marketplace Paytm Mall and its principal investor Alibaba has extended the exclusivity period of their negotiations with online grocer BigBasket for two weeks.

11 Jul 2017


Reportedly, Paytm Mall to invest $200 million in BigBasket

As per reports by FactorDaily, Paytm Mall is in talks to acquire a majority stake in BigBasket for $200 million.

14 Jun 2017


Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space

Amazon is currently exploring the possibility of buying online grocery site BigBasket in order to solidify its stance in India.

19 Apr 2017


BigBasket engages Grofers in merger talks eyeing SoftBank funding

According to sources, BigBasket has opened up a dialogue with its comparatively smaller rival Grofers for a possible merger.

23 Dec 2016


BigBasket looks to expand products and private labels next year

Online grocery platform BigBasket is eyeing further expansion into private labels and introducing a new range of products across its portal.

08 Oct 2016


Indian start-up trends in 2016: Financials going strong

In 2015, India's investment market for start-ups faced much gloom, with many companies closing down.