Posts Tagged: coupons

Indian media giant acquires India's CouponDunia

Indian media giant acquires eshopping discounts site CouponDunia

Times Internet, the online subsidiary of The Times of India Group, is expanding its web empire with yet another Indian startup acquisition.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 7:52 pm
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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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Banking on Coupons for E-Shoppers, Flipit Expands From Europe to India

Having launched in six countries across Europe, the first Asian destination for couponing site Flipit is India. The basic idea is that Flipi...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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SocialHappen Brings Discounts and Rewards to Thai Shoppers

The shopping discounts app ShopKick has proved to be popular, and now Bangkok-based SocialHappen wants to bring the same model to Thai consu...

  • April 5, 2013
  • at 5:26 pm
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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 is making a business out of being an online shoppi...

  • January 10, 2013
  • at 12:21 pm
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Alibaba Capital and Citi Ventures Lead Series D Funding into China’s DDMap

Just six months after Chinese deals and listings company DDMap attracted $40 million in funding, it has now wrapped up another major round, ...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 2:05 pm
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Focusing on Mobile and Local Discounts, DDMap Bags $40 Million in Funding

Chinese online city listings company DDMap has today revealed a new and sizable round of funding. CEO Xu Longjiang, talking to Chinese media...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Qrion Powers Your Mobile Site With QR Codes and Social Coupons

Qrion is a made-in-Singapore platform for start-ups and small companies to create mobile sites using its WYSIWYG drag-and-drop creator. We&#...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Facebook Hits the Street to Promote a New Service in Japan

This afternoon there was quite a bit of buzz in the Japan Twitterverse about a mysterious Facebook display that was being erected in Tokyo&#...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 3:55 pm
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India’s e-shopping discount site CouponDunia expands globally, including to Indonesia

We’ve seen e-shopping discount sites do well in Europe and India, but one of those companies is now looking to push this concept into Indo...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Indian Coupons and CashBack Site Cashkaro Pockets $750,000 in Funding

India’s Cashkaro has secured a first investment deal worth $750,000 from London-based angel investors. Just last month, when I reviewed th...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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The Story of Sequoia-backed FreeCharge and its Success in India

FreeCharge was founded on August 2010 by Kunal Shah and Sandeep Tandon. The service allows users to top-up their mobile phones for “free...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Appconomy Builds Up its Mobile Payments and Loyalty Cards Service for China

Chinese consumers have plenty of choices if they want to use their smartphones to get discount coupons, but we’ve seen very few startu...

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Tencent’s WeChat App to Offer Coupons and Local Deals After Major Acquisition?

Remember how China’s biggest web company, Tencent, has had a runaway success with its WeChat messaging app? Well, rumors suggest that ...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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China’s DDcoupon Sees Nearly 10 Million Downloads So Far, who claim to be China’s largest lifestyle information website, has recently concluded its $40+ million round of funding. We...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 11:17 pm
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Free Coupons a Big Business for, Secures More Funding From Sequoia

The Indian startup has announced this afternoon that its has secured funding worth Rs. 20 crores (US$4 million) from Sequoia C...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 5:07 pm
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5 Fantastic Fast Food Coupon Apps for iPhone in Asia

Just because you have a pricey iPhone, it doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy getting a discount from a bit of coupon-clipping. So we&#...

  • July 8, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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