Posts Tagged: Rocket Internet



Ahead of Rocket Internet IPO, here are the numbers on its Southeast Asian ecommerce stores

Remember last week when Rocket Internet announced a US$445 million investment from Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in exch...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 6:56 pm
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Carmudi managing director explains what Philippine business culture is really like

Carmudi Philippines’ new managing director is one of the few in Rocket Internet that isn’t parachuted into the market it intends to conq...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 4:22 pm
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Men hate to shop. That’s no obstacle to a new breed of Singapore startups

By catering to men's online buying behavior, Packnada, Tate & Tonic, and Edit Suits hope to capture a lucrative niche.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 4:11 pm
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This new app helps Indonesians get the most out of their used cars

Car classifieds portal Carmudi announced its new app for the Indonesian market last night, throwing its hat into the country’s mobile ring...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Meal delivery site Foodpanda arrives in Hong Kong, its fourteenth market in Asia

Foodpanda, the meal delivery service born out of Berlin-based Rocket Internet, announced today it has officially launched in Hong Kong. The ...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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6 tactics Zalora is using to beat the fashion ecommerce competition

With these six strategies, Zalora hopes to fend off its many rivals in the fashion ecommerce space.

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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Meet Monk’s Hill Ventures, a new $80M fund that invests in startups from Southeast Asia, Silicon Valley

Part of a new wave of investors from Singapore. They're looking for the region's top 20 entrepreneurs.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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How an entrepreneur with two failed ventures went on to clone Rocket Internet’s tech hub in Asia

What do you do when you're commanded by Rocket Internet to tear down a 160-person powerhouse tech center responsible for the launch of over ...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Rocket Internet and Qatar’s Ooredoo team up to create an ecommerce empire in Asia

The two companies will join forces to create Asia Internet Holding, which will cover Pakistan, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indon...

  • April 23, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda raises an additional $60M in funding

Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda announces its second funding of the year, it’s worth $60 million from several investors.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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VMoney CEO feels PLDT buy-in to Rocket Internet skyrockets his company’s valuation

VMoney CEO Ralph Santos argues that the PLDT buy-in to Rocket Internet skyrockets his own company’s valuation.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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In just 2 weeks, 5,000 Singapore cab rides on EasyTaxi booked using WeChat

In just 2 weeks, WeChat users book 5,000 Singapore cab rides on EasyTaxi

5,000 EasyTaxi rides have so far been taken by people who booked in WeChat. The tie-up currently only works in Singapore.

  • July 31, 2014
  • at 5:45 pm
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Future looks bright in Myanmar as jobs platform Work gets 600,000 monthly pageviews

With just four million internet users in the country, is it the right time to venture into Myanmar's tech space?

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Foodpanda continues Asian expansion, brings online food delivery service to the Philippines

FoodPanda adds Philippines to the slate of Asian countries it has gone into.

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 1:00 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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SOTW - weekend reading

12 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Wanna catch up on Asia tech news? Worry not! Check out or list of the hottest stories from the past seven days on Tech In Asia!

  • May 10, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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After Manila, car classifieds site Carmudi drives to other cities in the Philippines

Carmudi now has over 7,000 listings on its site within three months and is set to expand in other cities in the country.

  • May 2, 2014
  • at 10:30 am
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Rocket Internet’s car classifieds startup Carmudi nets $10 million in funding to grow in Asia

Carmudi, the car classifieds site headed up by self-proclaimed incubator Rocket Internet, just closed a $10 million funding round led by Ten...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 6:55 pm
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