Posts Tagged: ecommerce in Singapore


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Singapore online grocery store RedMart gets $23M from star-studded investors

Investors in this round include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Garena, SoftBank Ventures, and Visionnaire Ventures.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:09 pm
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Alibaba to sink $250M into SingPost, Singapore’s postal service, in an effort to clinch Southeast Asia

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba announced today that it has purchased a 10 percent stake in SingPost, Singapore’s national postal serv...

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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Luxola brings in another $3 million to current funding round, pushing expansion in Southeast Asia

Luxola brings in another $3 million to current funding round, pushing expansion in Southeast Asia

Singapore-based online beauty store Luxola today announced that it has raised over $3 million in additional funding, adding on to their over...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 12:00 am
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Zalora launches own private label, no longer just selling other people’s stuff

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce venture Zalora is stepping up its pursuit to become Asia’s biggest fashion brand with the launch of...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Rakuten Singapore

Rakuten wants to bring kawaii to Singapore, plans site launch later this year

Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) opened an office in Singapore at the start of this year, even though it doesn’t operate a sit...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 5:40 pm
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Singapore startup The Luxe Nomad

Luxury travel deals site The Luxe Nomad gets funding worth $700,000

Singapore-based luxury travel startup The Luxe Nomad has secured yet another funding round to boost its growth. Today’s sum is an exact S$...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 3:02 pm
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Zalora Singapore jumps into beauty box business, gives proceeds to charity

Beauty subscription services in the form of beauty boxes are on the rise now, and fashion e-commerce site Zalora is jumping into that with a...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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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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FatFish Invests in Blogshop Turned Fashion E-Commerce Site Dressabelle, Takes 15% Stake

In an early morning announcement (1:44 A.M., my email says) Fatfish Internet has made an investment in Singapore’s Dressabelle for 15 perc...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 4:11 am
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Former Catcha exec starts new fashion site, lets you shop directly from overseas marketplaces

Fashion marketplace FaveChic believes it can compete with the big boys in multiple markets in Southeast Asia.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Lazada launches in Singapore with a new site and logo

Lazada extended its footprint in Southeast Asia today as it officially launched in Singapre. At a media event held late this morning, co-fou...

  • May 27, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Asia online shopping spending 2014 and 2015

These numbers from Asia’s half-trillion dollar ecommerce market will blow your mind (INFOGRAPHIC)

Take the world’s most populous continent and combine it with one of the best things about the internet and you have a recipe for huge ...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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Spungry looks to disrupt the traditional group buying industry in Singapore with just $1

While Singapore has seen its share of group buying startups in the past few years, the country will be seeing another one popping up next mo...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Carousell users get a new storefront with launch of SheShops Marketplace

Given that 70 percent of users of mobile commerce startup Carousell are female and fall within the 16 to 34-year-old range, the team saw a g...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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With help from a local partner, Chinese e-store Jingdong launches in Singapore

China’s top B2C e-commerce site has spread its wings today and landed in Singapore. Jingdong has partnered with Singaporean e-tailer iKnow...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 9:38 pm
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Can This Startup Put Local T-Shirt Printers Out of Business?

Modeled after the US-based crowdfund custom apparel site Teespring, the Singapore-based startup TeeFaction saw an opportunity in Southeast A...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 8:19 pm
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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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Singapore’s Hipvan Completes Angel Round, Expands to Malaysia

An insider source tells us that Hipvan, a Singapore-based design-focused e-commerce site, has recently concluded an angel financing round. C...

  • June 28, 2013
  • at 3:28 pm
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