Sachin Bansal, Binny Bansal success story; this is how it began
With Walmart acquiring Flipkart, the latter is now valued at over $20 billion and the two founders are multi-billionaires. When they started out, their parents gave them Rs 10,000 a month as allowance for almost 18 months. They had invested Rs 2 lakh each from their savings. It was in their two-bedroom flat in, Bengaluru that the duo, who share a common interest in computer science, built the first version of the site, with just two computers. People who know them say they have different temperaments.