Snapdeal, once a serious challenger to fellow unicorn, Flipkart, is now just a fraction of its 2015 self. Two-thirds to be precise.

The Ken sent Snapdeal a detailed questionnaire last week but despite repeated reminders, a reply was not forthcoming till the time of publishing.

On January 11, Snapdeal brought in Jason Kothari from Housing. Kothari will now be the chief strategy and investment officer in the company.


Patanjali Pahwa

Patanjali has spent over seven years in journalism. He last worked at Business Standard as Principal Correspondent, where he wrote on startups, e-commerce companies and venture capital. He has worked at an array of institutions, which include Forbes India, Caravan and Outlook Business. He is a Mumbaikar, born and brought up. Patanjali did his BSc in IT from Mumbai University and then got his journalism degree from IIJNM in Bangalore. He is enamoured by Ernest Hemingway and Tom Waits and may try to sneak in references to them in his stories.

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