Google in talks to invest in Facebook-backed Indian social commerce Meesho

  • Meesho – which counts Facebook, B Capital, SoftBank, Sequoia Capital India, Y Combinator and Elevation Capital among its earliest investors – operates a three-sided marketplace that connects suppliers and resellers with customers on social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Google, which has committed to invest $10 billion in 1India in the next couple of years, has also backed Indian startups Glance and DailyHunt.
  • YouTube acquired social commerce startup SimSim in July this year.

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