Posts Categorized: E-commerce



Kucari is Earning $80,000 Revenue Per Month In Indonesia’s Less Crowded B2B E-Commerce Market

With the Indonesian C2C market crowded with big players like Kaskus, Tokobagus, Tokopedia and Rakuten, it may be rare for us to see it’s c...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 6:13 pm
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Zozotown

Japanese Fashion E-Commerce Site Zozotown Seeks a Boost in Merchant Numbers With New Acquisition

Fashion e-commerce is usually at the cutting-edge of online shopping. That’s again evident in Japan today with the company behind one of t...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 4:25 pm
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Four Eyes: Save Money at the Optometrist, Buy Glasses Online

Buying prescription glasses is now possible online. Check it out...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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RajaPremi Indonesia acquisition

Singapore’s Fatfish Internet Drives Into Indonesia With RajaPremi Acquisition

Singaporean startup meisters Fatfish Internet have made a move into Indonesia by acquiring, it is revealed today, a majority stake in car in...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 2:06 pm
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EasyTaxi Lahore

EasyTaxi Pakistan Aims to Have 100 Lahore Cabbies Soon

Ahmed Khan, who runs Rocket Internet’s Azmalo, Zamudi, and Easytaxi Pakistan, tells us that from a humble start with 30 Lahore cabbies, qu...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Making an E-Commerce Startup Work: Tips from CashCashPinoy

Are you looking to start your own e-commerce site, too?

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Australian e-store The Iconic

Rocket Internet’s Australian Fashion E-Store Pockets $26 Million in Funding

We often see Rocket Internet, the German startup dynamo, in action in Southeast Asia, but it’s worth remembering that it has ventures ...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 10:45 am
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Uber in China

5 Reasons China is Crying Out For Uber

Bans, new regulations, public-sector challengers. China’s fledgling taxi app startups have had a hell of a lot thrown at them in the p...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 1:49 pm
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A Snapshot of Pakistan’s Digital Landscape in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Despite many challenges, Pakistan’s tech sector and web usage are booming. Advertising, marketing, social interactions, and shopping are a...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 2:37 pm
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Rocket Internet Gets $500 Million Funding

Watch Out Asia, Rocket Internet Reveals It Raised $1.3 Billion So Far This Year

Germany’s startup dynamo that’s plotting world domination, Rocket Internet, has netted $500 million – yes, half a billion – ...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 5:07 pm
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Jingdong Headed for US IPO?

Is Jingdong aiming for an initial public offering on the US market? That’s the rumor being passed around in the Chinese tech media, ac...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Shanda Cloudary IPO 2013

Content With New Investment, Chinese E-Books Platform Cloudary Cancels US IPO Plan

We noted last week that Chinese e-books platform Cloudary wrapped up $110 million in funding. It seems that new investment is sufficient for...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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With $1.5 Billion in Products To Be Sold This Year, Shopify Gets Serious in Asia

Shopify is one of the world’s largest e-commerce solutions that helps retailers set up their e-stores and sell products online. And now it...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Rocket Internet, startups in Pakistan

How Rocket Internet is Getting Into Pakistan On the Ground Floor (INTERVIEW)

Germany’s Samwer brothers, the duo behind the startup dynamo that is Rocket Internet, love unformed markets where they can get in earl...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Airizu closes

Rocket Internet’s Chinese Airbnb Clone Closes

In an entirely unsurprising move, Rocket Internet’s Airbnb clone for China, Airizu, has closed. The Airizu URL now redirects to Wimdu....

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 12:48 pm
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Flipkart funding

Flipkart Gets India’s Biggest Ever E-Commerce Investment, Nets $200 Million in Funding

This is big. This is India’s biggest ever e-commerce funding round. E-commerce titan Flipkart has just revealed it has secured $200 mi...

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 4:31 pm
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Shanda Cloudary IPO 2013

Chinese E-Books Platform Gets $110 Million in Funding From Goldman Sachs and Temasek

Shanda Cloudary, the e-book, e-reader, and publishing division of Chinese web giant Shanda (formerly NASDAQ:SNDA), has raised $110 million i...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
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HealthKart Plus, Indian startup

Despite Regulatory Hassles, India’s Healthkart Gets Huge Funding to Expand Medicine Sales

India’s HealthKart sells everything from vitamins to vital medicines via its online portal, but it’s such a heavily regulated and contro...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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