Startup founders congratulate Flipkart on its exit, flood Twitter with messages


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:




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