Posts Categorized: E-commerce


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Looking to buy cheap beer online in Singapore for the World Cup? Find the best deals with BeerHunter

Watching a World Cup game without a beer in hand is like a theme park without roller coasters - it's just not as fun without the potential o...

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Startup on top, corporate on bottom: how a Singaporean company stays agile in China’s complex payments sector

This startup-on-top, corporate-on-bottom style makes the company efficient, productive, and agile enough to keep competition at bay.

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 3:22 pm
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Tencent pays $736 million to take 20% stake in 58.com, China's answer to Craigslist

Tencent pays $736 million to take 20% stake in 58.com, China’s answer to Craigslist

Tencent announced today that it’s paying US$736 million for a 19.9 percent stake in 58.com, which is China’s answer to Craigslist.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 10:30 pm
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Alibaba picks NYSE for IPO

Alibaba chooses New York Stock Exchange, not NASDAQ, for IPO

Ecommerce titan Alibaba has confirmed that it’s choosing the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for its upcoming IPO.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 10:36 am
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Japanese giant Rakuten enters India, but it’s not yet joining the ecommerce war

Japanese ecommerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has just announced its entry into India. To begin with, the firm has today opened a global unit...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 6:16 pm
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A Tesla road-trip? A cruise? China’s JD gets more creative with online travel bookings

A Tesla road-trip? A cruise? China’s JD gets more creative with online travel bookings

A month after raising $1.78 billion in its massive US IPO, Chinese ecommerce site JD is today totally revamping and relaunching its online t...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 6:17 pm
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WeChat users in China can now transfer money to each other

WeChat got a minor update on iOS overnight that adds in the ability for users to transfer money to each other.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 10:58 am
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Berry Kitchen cooks up seed funding to deliver more bento boxes

Indonesia’s online food catering industry gets some attention today as Berry Kitchen announces that it has received an undisclosed amount ...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 10:54 am
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Unicommerce is on a mission to help sellers navigate India’s ecommerce labyrinth

Ever since Amazon entered the country in June last year, ecommerce in India has shifted dramatically towards the online marketplace model. B...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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China’s second-biggest ecommerce firm JD launches Kickstarter-like crowdfunding site

Coufenzi has 12 projects so far, sporting a combination of gadgets, movies, charity drives, and concerts.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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Fresh funds for TripHobo, more itineraries and fewer headaches for travelers

Indian travel startup TripHobo has secured series A funding of over US$1 million from Kalaari Capital. The two-year-old portal lets traveler...

  • June 30, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Two brothers take aim at Singapore’s online grocery industry with high quality food delivered to doorsteps

Looking to scratch that entrepreneurial itch, today the brothers are back in the game again - this time in the online groceries industry wit...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Indian estore Flipkart launches its own tablet

In a challenge to Samsung, Micromax, and Amazon, Indian estore Flipkart launches its own tablet

Perhaps inspired by arch-rival Amazon, India’s top ecommerce store today unveiled its own-brand tablet.

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 5:49 pm
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Here are 17 emoney options Indonesians can use for shopping, travel, and ecommerce

The Bank of Indonesia defines electronic money as the kind of money that is stored on a system like a server or chip. They are used by consu...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 11:05 am
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Big data and machine learning liven up the Indian online travel space

The travel industry in India is buzzing with startups and established players innovating quickly to get ahead of the pack. Portals like Make...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 12:01 pm
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Armed with strong SEO and a good domain name, this one-man army is disrupting Indonesia’s real estate market

According to SimilarWeb’s estimates, RumahDijual generates more traffic than its two competitors: PropertyGuru’s Rumah and iProperty’s...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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$19M funding for Housing.com ups the ante in tech war between real estate portals in India

Housing.com, one of India’s leading real estate portals, raised US$19 million in its fourth round of funding from Helion Venture Partn...

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 2:53 pm
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Chinese startup gets $30 million investment to put all the country’s pawn shops into a single marketplace

51dang functions like a peer-to-peer lending website--a fast-growing trend in China among the under-financed--except it uses pawned goods as...

  • June 18, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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