Posts Tagged: Pinterest



Meet 500Trends, a social e-commerce site with flavors of Amazon, Pinterest, and Instagram

Lots of startups around the world have combined e-commerce with social elements, hoping that person-to-person engagement can entice users to...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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One of the hottest topics on QuanDiem this week was, of course, the life and death of Vo Nguyen Giap, Vietnam

QuanDiem asks Vietnamese users to vote and discuss their favorite topics

QuanDiem represents a new wave of social media that is set to conquer Vietnam’s online landscape. It starts with voting on a topic before ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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I Have a Hot Date Tonight, And Check Out My Sexy Getup on Styleprofile.me

Let me explain this from a personal point of view being a female in my twenties who likes to keep up with fashion trends yet has no time for...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Facebook Now Has Over 12 Million Users in Vietnam

In October 2012, WeAreSocial calculated that Facebook had hit 8.5 million users in Vietnam to overtake local rival Zing as the top social ne...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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Videogram Gets HTML5 Improvements, Native Apps Coming Soon

Back in December we got word that Cinemacraft had raised a new round of funding. Its Videogram service, as you may recall, is a handy servic...

  • January 23, 2013
  • at 8:30 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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Chinese Pinterest Clone Meilishuo Boasts 10 Million App Downloads

The Pinterest-like site Meilishuo, which claims to have 20 million users in China, has said that it has now had over 10 million downloads of...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Rakuten Pushes Pinterest’s Button in Japan

When Rakuten (JSD:4755) announced back in May that it would lead an investment round in Pinterest, the company’s CEO Hiroshi Mikitani ...

  • July 5, 2012
  • at 9:05 am
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Activity booking site EvenPanda combines Pinterest and Airbnb

What do you get when you combine two of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups and apply the concept to an entirely different vertical? You...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Pinterest pins down pan-Pacific plans with launch of Japanese site

US-based Pinterest will launch a Japanese version of its pinboard-style photo-sharing site, according to the company blog. The move has b...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 12:39 pm
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Celebrating its first anniversary, Pulsk aims to tackle Pinterest in Indonesia

Indonesian social content platform Pulsk is revealing a few interesting stats about its progress. The Pinterest-like site, which was launche...

  • September 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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eBay Gets a Pinterest Style Facelift in Southeast Asia

Following the revamp of eBay’s US site in late October last year, eBay Singapore has officially announced today that it has also rolled ou...

  • May 30, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Vietnam’s Pinterest Clones and Why They Suck

Pinterest is now valued at US$2.5 billion. Whether you use it or not, this is a staggering number for a website that just lets users collect...

  • February 22, 2013
  • at 6:32 pm
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Vietnamese Handicrafts + E-Commerce = Lola.vn

Just 12 days after my article listing all the key e-commerce players in the Vietnam market, there’s already a new website on the scene. Lo...

  • January 15, 2013
  • at 8:31 pm
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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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Vidinterest is a Pinterest Site for Videos Only

Nepal-based Vidinterest.com adopted the Pinterest idea of a social pinboard, but focuses just on video sharing and discovery. It is essentia...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Uniqlo’s Markets T-Shirts With Clever Pinterest Promotion

I confess, I have yet to find any kind of personal reason to use Pinterest. But I have been impressed by a few companies who use it creative...

  • June 27, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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20-year-old Gumroad founder talks about how he raised funds

Sahil Lavingia, a 20-year-old entrepreneur, shares some tips on attracting investors. He was with the founding team of Pinterest before leav...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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