STARTUP DIGEST: Top startup stories of the week

The Indian startup ecosystem saw $75 million in funding this week across 14 deals. According to Venture Intelligence data, total funding so far in 2021 now stands at $7150 million, with 213 deals. Here’s a wrap of all that hit headlines this week:

Flipkart acquires online travel aggregator Cleartrip

Flipkart will acquire 100 percent of Cleartrip’s shareholding as the company further enhances its investments to strengthen its digital commerce offerings for customers, a company statement statement said.

Under the terms of the agreement, Cleartrip operations will be acquired by Flipkart and Cleartrip will continue to operate as a separate brand. All employees of Cleartrip will be retained and work closely with Flipkart to further develop…

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Mohammad Nawaz, Fakhar Zaman shine as Pakistan defeat South Africa by 3 wickets to seal T20I series 3-1

S. African top tourism destination sees increase in domestic travel over Easter weekend