Startup founders congratulate Flipkart on its exit, flood Twitter with messagesAthira Nair
This is how it began for Flipkart in 2009, when it took the first step into Twitter-verse.
Its latest tweet is:
Almost nine years after Flipkart's first tweet, the social network platform is buzzing with congratulatory messages to India’s largest and most famous startup for a successful exit.
US retailer Walmart Inc has invested $16 billion for an initial stake of approximately 77 percent in Flipkart.
Fellow-unicorn Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma tweeted:
Celebrating what is now the largest ecommerce deal in history, Snapdeal co-founder Kunal Bahl also said:
Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain, who earlier co-founded online fashion portal Jabong which was acquired by Flipkart-owned Myntra, also applauded the company which has become the poster boy of Indian startup ecosystem:
But TenTenTen CEO Ramesh Srivats' tweet takes the cake:
Ramesh has also re-tweeted one his tweets from 2011 - a casual comment which he had no idea would come true seven years later:
The big boys of Flipkart have also announced their big win on Twitter:
Myntra and Jabong's CEO Ananth Narayan has said: