Posts Tagged: russia


India's Micromax enter Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

India’s Micromax enters Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

Just as it promised a few months ago, Indian phone-maker Micromax today started operations in Russia. The official launch in the country bri...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 9:53 pm
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Is the Russian-Vietnamese search engine CocCoc really beating Google in Vietnam?

CocCoc and Wada both claim that they are on a path to conquer Google in Vietnam. They've both approached users in the millions.

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Huawei is quietly taking over the world, minus the US

Fed up with the US government’s allegations that its technology could be used for espionage, a vice president from Chinese telecommuni...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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Asia ecommerce stats 2013

Asian E-Commerce Sites Net $6.9 Billion in Investment in Past 3 Years, But Exits Still Tiny [STATS]

Asian e-commerce companies have attracted $6.9 billion across 383 deals – through funding, acquisitions, and IPOs – from 2010 to...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 10:35 am
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CocCoc: Russian-Financed Vietnamese Search Engine Plans To Spend $100 Million to Beat Google in Vietnam

Google is a beast in Vietnam. Not only is it the top search engine, but it’s also the number one website in the country according to Alexa...

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 2:02 pm
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bee or not to bear

Russian Game Studio Pits Bees Against Bears on Bungees

If you enjoy slashy, swipy smartphones games like Cut the Rope and Fruit Ninja, you might also like a fun new iOS title from Russia’s ...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Teamo.ru, Dating Site for Serious Relationships, Attracts Japanese VC Investment

Teamo.ru, a Russian dating website with over a million users, has attracted investment from United Managers Japan, Inc, via its UMJ Russia F...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Rakuten Invests in Russian e-Retailer Ozon.ru

Japan’s online retail giant Rakuten just announced that it has invested in Ozon.ru, a Russian e-commerce service. According to Rakuten...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 11:38 am
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China’s 360buy.com is Valued at $10 Billion

In an report published today by The Moscow Times, Alisher Usmanov of Russian internet investment firm DST is said to have revealed that thei...

  • April 18, 2011
  • at 9:08 pm
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Ministry of Science and Tech in Vietnam pours $110 million into startups

The Vietnamese government is ramping up its support for startups. This is potentially good news if the money goes to the right place.

  • November 9, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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India’s Micromax eyes Russia and Eastern Europe as new smartphone markets

It’s not just China’s homegrown smartphone makers that are going global. India’s Micromax is set to launch in Russia and Romania by th...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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Photo sharing app Cooliris integrates with Tencent, Evernote, Tumblr, and more

Cooliris, an app that enables users to share and view photos from multiple sources on their mobile devices, has announced a partnership with...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 12:30 pm
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How China’s UCWeb Plans To Invest $480 Million in the Next 3 Years

China’s UCWeb and its UC Browser app for mobiles have more than 400 million users worldwide with 100 million outside of China. Today at th...

  • May 7, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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CocCoc, Another Big Vietnamese Search Engine is Here

On January 30th, CocCoc, a new Vietnamese search engine, arrived on the scene. It’s the second big homegrown Vietnamese search engine to a...

  • February 13, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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China’s Online Travel Sales to Hit $48 Billion by 2016, But India Will Show Most Growth

A new report from eMarketer reckons that China’s well-established online travel sector will hit $32.51 billion in sales for the year 2...

  • October 5, 2012
  • at 3:47 pm
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Moscow-Based Venture Fund Ru-Net to Invest USD50m in SEA Market

I had the privilege to have a chat with Alexander Pavlov, Investment Director for Moscow-Based Venture Fund Ru-Net, on the sidelines of our ...

  • February 4, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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The Mobile Internet in Emerging Markets

At the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing, there was a discussion on the development of the mobile internet in emerging markets ar...

  • April 28, 2011
  • at 5:15 pm
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DST to Invest in Chinese Online Retailer 360buy.com

Russian investment group DST (Digital Sky Technologies) has committed hundreds of millions of dollars to the Chinese online shopping website...

  • March 30, 2011
  • at 11:29 pm
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