Posts Tagged: IDG

China's new baby boom is a chance for ecommerce startups

2 kids estores in China get funding ahead of new baby boom

An estimated 16 million babies are born each year in China. Two million extra are on the way with China's relaxed one-child policy.

  • August 15, 2014
  • at 4:20 pm
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‘China’s answer to Pixar’ raises US$20 million from GGV Capital, first movie to come in 2015

The self-proclaimed “China’s answer to Pixar” was founded by Tudor founder Gary Wang over a year ago after Tudou merged with Youku.

  • June 20, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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Zapya file transfer app gets major series B funding from IDG to expand globally

The Chinese makers of file transfer app Zapya have secured US$20 million in series B funding from IDG to help grow the business both in Chin...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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The lowdown on Lang Van’s massive $400 million lawsuit to obliterate Vietnam’s VNG

The biggest lawsuit against a Vietnamese tech company ever is now going down in Boston, Massachusetts. The American record company Lang Van ...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:15 pm
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Lingerie e-store Zivame gets $6 million funding to buy something pretty

In March 2012, one of India’s most interesting niche e-stores, Zivame, secured series A funding to help it grow. Now the lingerie e-ta...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 10:18 pm
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Asian E-Commerce Sites Net $6.9 Billion in Investment in Past 3 Years, But Exits Still Tiny [STATS]

Asian e-commerce companies have attracted $6.9 billion across 383 deals – through funding, acquisitions, and IPOs – from 2010 to...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 10:35 am
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E-Commerce in Vietnam: Goodbye Barriers [Part 2]

Last week, I thrashed Vietnam’s e-commerce market and outlined the many barriers it faces. But Vietnam’s a market full of gossip...

  • December 24, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Two VC Firms Give Push-Up Support to Zivame, Online Bra and Lingerie Retailer

The Indian e-commerce site Zivame, which specializes in selling premium lingerie items, was only launched in August 2011 but has already wra...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 10:45 pm
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DEMO Asia Launch Packages Revealed

When we wrote about DEMO coming to Singapore with DEMO Asia (ex-China), there was a huge buzz. Produced primarily in the US, DEMO is a confe...

  • May 27, 2011
  • at 1:14 pm
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WeChat for the workplace chat app from China snags $20 million investment

The app, which describes itself as a "work version of WeChat", reports 800,000 registered users.

  • August 14, 2014
  • at 1:02 pm
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35 million active users strong, China’s Pinterest look-alike raises US$200 million funding

Goldman Sachs' Magnolia Fund led the investment followed by Zhixin Capital, Qiming Ventures, IDG, and Banyan Fund.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 3:32 pm
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Xiaomi makes a play for video content, leads $310 million investment in Xunlei

Xunlei, a Chinese video streaming site and media portal, revealed today that it has wrapped up US$310 million in funding. Xiaomi, the much-h...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:59 pm
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Project Lana sheds jobs, refocuses on Beyeu and Webtretho

Project Lana is shutting down some of its key project to refocus on Beyeu and Webtretho. This is another piece of news for the ongoing e-com...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 6:06 pm
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China ecommerce

China Leads Asia in VC Investments in E-Commerce; Sadly Acquisitions Are a Rare Sight [STATS]

Earlier today we looked at a report that has counted up $6.9 billion in investments among Asian e-commerce sites from 2010 to the present da...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Mizhe shopping guide, funding from IDG

IDG Brings Series A Funding to a Unique, Discounts-Oriented Chinese Shopping Site

With China’s e-commerce market consisting of so many sites, the rather unique Mizhe.com is making a business out of being an online shoppi...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 12:21 pm
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China’s Top Pinterest Clone Mogujie Confirms Series C Funding, Now Valued at $200 Million

Just as the rumors said a couple of months back, China’s top Pinterest-like social commerce site, Mogujie, has secured a major series ...

  • October 31, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Luxury Online Store IhaveU Slips Some B-Round Financing Into Its Designer Handbag

The luxury e-commerce site IhaveU has announced that it has wrapped up B-round funding, though the full investment sum has not been revealed...

  • February 7, 2012
  • at 3:42 pm
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