Malaysia-based iPrice, a site that aggregates a multitude of ecommerce sites in Southeast Asia into a single shopping destination, raises funds from Asia Venture Group for expansion.
It got Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosia onboard as part of a contract with Rocket Internet-backed ecommerce company Dafiti. Its next step: replicating this method in Asia.
Logistics are tough in the region’s large yet fragmented ecommerce markets. Companies like aCommerce offer end-to-end control, others find their niche.
Industry luminaries met yesterday at an event held by Indonesia’s ecommerce association idEA to discuss the upcoming ecommerce roadmap with minister Rudiantara.
Online Fashion store Zalora just turned three. The company, born out of the Rocket Internet family in early 2012, is headquartered in Singapore and also operates in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Indo...
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2014 is the year where Southeast Asia proved itself to be a worthy challenger to Silicon Valley, and people are beginning to take notice of it.
With so much money going into the local tech scene, one wonders which Singapore-based internet companies are the grand winners in the race to get funded.
If you’re a foreigner thinking about setting up shop in Indonesia as an ecommerce business, here’s everything you need to know about the local landscape.
Myanmar now has an ecommerce marketplace. A Rocket Internet executive explains why the German startup dynamo wants to be "the Amazon of frontier markets."
In Asia, Rocket Internet’s data shows strong growth on sites like Lazada and Foodpanda – albeit from relatively tiny base figures.
While fashion giants like Zalora, VIP Plaza, and BerryBenka are arguably the most well-known players in Indonesia’s clothing ecommerce space, 22-year-old Julian Tanoto is out to prove that small bouti...
Coupled with the recent security breach at M1, corporations and governmental organizations aren't being very reassuring when it comes to guarding our digital lives.
Rocket Internet – which runs major web services and estores such as EasyTaxi, Foodpanda, and Lazada – intends to proceed with an IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange this year.
Yuwono Wicaksono, founder of the pint-sized, Jakarta-based ecommerce site GudangImpor, wants his budding company to become the hub for Indonesian shoppers looking for overseas products. Compared to th...
Remember last week when Rocket Internet announced a US$445 million investment from Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) in exchange for a 10 percent stake in the company? That values the ...
With these six strategies, Zalora hopes to fend off its many rivals in the fashion ecommerce space.