Posts Tagged: O2O


WeChat

Tencent’s and Baidu’s $814M joint venture with Wanda signals the coming tide of in-store WeChat payments

China's largest tech corporations are rushing to penetrate an industry that's historically not tech-savvy - brick-and-mortar retail.

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 1:57 pm
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Tencent drops $3.2M on the company it hopes can be the Uber of laundry in China

Submitting an order from Edaixi’s website, native app, or WeChat account will dispatch a courier to pick up the laundry and bring it back ...

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 11:43 am
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Startup Arena Singapore 2014 Winner

The glory, the money, and the Startup Arena winner: Bindo

This year’s Startup Asia Singapore 2014 is probably the biggest that we’ve ever had, and it has been such a meaningful and exciting one ...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 7:51 pm
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mespo

Mespo, a Google Analytics for retailers, bridges merchants and customers in Japan

Meet Mespo, an in-store customer relations service by Tokyo-based Hyper8 that’s essentially like a Google Analytics for retailers.

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 10:32 am
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How A Korean Startup Uses Ultrasound Tagging To Drive Up Sales

Perples is a Korean mobile technology startup that enables smartphones to display relevant content upon detecting inaudible sound signals.

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 9:48 am
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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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iBanke

iBanke Provides Online to Offline Home-Moving Solution

As the internet industry continues to boom in China, it is easy to foresee more businesses and startups engaging in online to offline (O2O) ...

  • October 9, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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No End to Interest in Chinese E-Commerce, as 2011 Sees 7 Billion RMB Invested

Stats put together by ChinaVenture show that Chinese web companies of the so-called online-to-offline (O2O) variety – such as group-bu...

  • November 23, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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MeiCan: How a Take-Away Start-Up Takes Off

In the online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce sector, being useful is more important than having spectacular features – but MeiCan is tryi...

  • October 13, 2011
  • at 11:53 am
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After first product failed to go global, BuzzElement turns to Malaysia’s shopping malls

What’s a startup to do after failing to take over the world with an ultra-global social network? In the case of BuzzElement, the answer is...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:03 pm
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This Chinese startup that does your laundry just raised a fresh and clean seed round

Stuff-on-demand startups show no signs of slowing down in Silicon Valley, and that’s the case in China too. 24tidy, a startup that doe...

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 7:05 pm
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This Hong Kong startup solves online retail nightmares with a simple iPad app

With one foot in Hong Kong and the other in New York, retail point of sales startup Bindo moved out of its usual stomping grounds today as i...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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Jingdong invests in food delivery service Daojia

Chinese online food ordering platform Daojia announced today the completion of its series C financing, with Morningside Ventures and B2C e-c...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 11:40 pm
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Thailand’s Chang Allows Followers To Order Home Deliveries on WeChat

Last week, Chang, the largest beverage producer in Thailand (most famous for its beer) joined Tencent’s WeChat with an official accoun...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Food Recommendation App

Food Recommendation App Mines Weibo Data For Restaurant Tips

Where to eat? What to eat? These are the two questions that I ask myself every day. Most of the time, many of us run out of ideas about what...

  • October 16, 2012
  • at 7:03 pm
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Meilijia Pinboard

Not Just For Clothes and Kittens: One Chinese Pinboard Clone Looks Into Home Decoration

Have you had those times when finding an idea or inspiration for your home renovation was such a pain? Searching for designs online is defin...

  • September 7, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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PickRide Hopes to Hook-Up Urban Chinese With Carpool Rides

PickRide, with its apps for Android and iPhone, allows people to carpool in order to save money and find a convenient ride as an alternative...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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Chinese Online Car Rental Site Yongche.com Secures US$10+ Million in VC Funding

The Chinese start-up Yongche.com - which is a Beijing-based online car rental service - has secured a non-specific "tens of millions" of US ...

  • August 9, 2011
  • at 9:38 am
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