Posts Categorized: E-commerce


Groupon China, Gaopeng

Groupon’s China Site Gets $30 Million Funding From Joint-Venture Partners

Groupon’s China venture has had a rough ride, but it’s still alive. The site, called Gaopeng, has just secured a reported $30 million in...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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What’s Next For Singapore’s RedMart After Series A Funding?

Last week, we saw that RedMart raised about $3.5 million in series A funding, and we speak with co-founder and CEO Roger Egan to find out ab...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 3:47 pm
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Alibaba financial results

Report: Alibaba Officially Files for Hong Kong IPO in October [UPDATE: Nope]

UPDATE: Alibaba has issued a statement saying that this report is inaccurate, and stating that the company has not picked banks, a timetable...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 11:06 pm
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Alibaba TV launch

Alibaba is Invading China’s Sitting Rooms With Upcoming Smart TVs

As earlier rumors had indicated, Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is launching both an Apple TV-esque set-top box for Chinese consumers, and...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Abandon Ship! Report Claims Groupon’s China Venture Has Lost 9 VPs in the Past Year

It seems that Gaopeng, Groupon’s China joint-venture (of which it now owns only a minority share), may have something of a personnel i...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Looking to China’s Personal Finance Market, Sina Gets Into Online Banking

Chinese internet giant Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) — perhaps most famous abroad now for its microblogging service Sina Weibo — is getting...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 10:04 am
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ecommerce in the philippines

10 Popular E-Commerce Sites in the Philippines

E-commerce in Asia has been a whirlwind for both the businesses who enter into the scene, and the consumers. The Philippines is no exceptio...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Redmart funding

Singapore’s RedMart Bags Huge Series A Funding to Expand Online Grocery Business

Grocery shopping site Redmart has secured series A funding to grow its Singapore-based business. The company says that the major new round a...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 10:20 am
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9 Travel featured

9 Top Web and Mobile Travel Startups in Indonesia

The holidays are approaching soon in Indonesia; Muslims are going to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, on which they often travel to their relatives’...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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2C2P Brings Online Payment to Myanmar

In the race for Myanmar’s extremely nascent tech world, there are folks like Squar building a social network, but there are also startups ...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Taiwan Startup Brings Indie-Designed iPhone Cases and T-shirts To Your Doorstep

Taiwan-based Fandora is a startup that works with over 2,000 designers to bring some of the coolest designs to printed products like iPhone ...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 11:08 am
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How Rocket Internet is Encouraging Coupon Clipping in India

Coupon clipping is not dying off in the digital age. Indeed, as seen in India, coupons remain a huge attraction to e-commerce store users. T...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Ctaare Indian fashion store

This Indo-Australian E-Commerce Startup Takes Indian Fashion to the World

Fashion e-commerce is as endlessly diverse as clothing itself. It means that sites can explore lots of fashionable niches in search of a spe...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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FindYogi Secures Funding To Help Consumers Find Gadgets Online

FindYogi just cost $92,000 to tackle India's burgeoning e-commerce market. The e-commerce search market is getting competitive.

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Thailand’s Ardent Capital Launches aCommerce, Aims To Break E-Commerce Bottleneck

Ardent Capital is once again making movement in the region. Back in May, Ardent promised to bring the launch of Ardent Labs’ first two com...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Gamers.PH

Gamers.PH Goes Live Today, Brings Online Auctions and Shopping to Philippines’ Gamers

Gamers.PH opens today. Gamers can now participate in bidding wars for their game titles and gaming gear.

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 1:40 pm
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Zalora Launches Android App, Says 25% of Revenue Comes from Mobile

Zalora rolls out its brand-new Android app today, and reveals that 25 percent of its revenue comes from mobile.

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:59 pm
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Alibaba financial results

Alibaba Sees Profits Hit $680 Million, Revenue $1.38 Billion in Latest Financials

Yahoo’s (NASDAQ:YHOO) Q2 financial report is out, which means we also get to see lots of data from Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba, in wh...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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