Posts Tagged: Douglas Gan


VanityTrove Buys Glossybox Taiwan, Now Has “A Few Thousand” Subscribers

On a peaceful and lazy Saturday afternoon, beauty box subscription commerce startup VanityTrove announced that it has acquired Glossybox in ...

  • February 2, 2013
  • at 5:09 pm
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As Rocket Internet’s Glossybox retreats from parts of Asia, VanityTrove and others spot an opening

Glossybox has had some missteps. Namely, it entered Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Australia, only to withdraw after realizing the markets aren't as...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Founders flying solo: Jon Yongfook, John Fearon, and Douglas Gan chime in

Few really set out to be a solo entrepreneur. But the lack of a co-founder doesn't stop them from starting a business.

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 9:13 am
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Beauty box startup VanityTrove acquires Rocket Internet’s Glossybox Taiwan

Taiwan is just the latest destination in VanityTrove's aggressive expansion phase. Starting out of Singapore in December 2011, the company h...

  • February 2, 2013
  • at 1:54 pm
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Douglas Gan: The Entrepreneur Who Lost it All, and Made It Back Again

I recently met Douglas Gan (pictured above), someone who I would certainly call a gutsy entrepreneur. Some of you might not know Douglas, bu...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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