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A merger between ecommerce leaders Flipkart and Myntra may still be on the table, suggests TechCircle in a new report, citing anonymous sources. The report also says that while Myntra founder Mukesh Bansal may not be in favour of the same, the common investors in the two companies, notably Tiger Global and Accel Partners are keen. Readers may recall that reports speculating a merger between the two companies first appeared in late January. Myntra was still in the market at the time to raise a fresh round of growth funding. It subsequently raised $50 million in a round led by Wipro founder Azim Premji’s investment firm PremjiInvest.

TechCircle also has an interview up with Accel Partners’ Subrata Mitra, who led the first venture capital round into Flipkart back in 2009. He makes a couple of interesting points in the interview. One, he lists what he considers Accel’s top 5 investments in India — Flipkart, Freshdesk, Bookmyshow, Myntra and Power2SME. Two, he talks about two deals that the firm missed — inMobi and SnapDeal.

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