Chinese nails and makeup app Helijia has just announced it has raised $50M in additional funding.
Tired of doing your laundry? In China, there’s an app for that. And that app – Chinese O2O startup Bear Butler – has just raised RMB 6 million (US$960,000) in angel funding to continue its dry-cleanin...
Hao Chushi, which translates to "Good Cook", lets users hire nearby chefs and cooks to come to their home and make a meal right in the customer’s own kitchen.
Because China is cray cray for QR codes.
Wanda Group's upcoming online-to-offline play is looking increasingly vague, and increasingly well-funded.
Edaixi, the on-demand laundry app that Tencent invested a US$3.2 million seed round of funding into in July, has already raised a series A round worth US$20 million
Rakuten has partnered with 12 retail companies, including convenience stores and department stores, to bring its point service offline.
The popular social app wants to take your money, now.
Two of China's internet giants are already investing money to merge their e-commerce businesses with the country's retail vendors.
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.
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 to go ultra-local.
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 clean within 72 hours.
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 does your laundry for you, just raised a funding round of ‘tens of mi...
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 for us here at Tech in Asia. Earlier this afternoon, we saw 10 s...
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 it pitched to investors during Startup Asia Singapore 2014. F...
Meet Mespo, an in-store customer relations service by Tokyo-based Hyper8 that’s essentially like a Google Analytics for retailers.