Coupang

New York VC Steve Schlafman has a new gig with Primary Venture Partners

Steve Schlafman has been an East Coast investor for roughly a decade — scouring deals for the Kraft Group ahead of joining Lerer Hippeau as an early employee, then spending more than four years

Can South Korean startups (and the government) save its flailing giant tech conglomerates?

With 17 percent of the GDP, it’s fair to say that Samsung is South Korea, or at least has represented it on the global business stage for the last decade or so. But for the last year or so, with the

SoftBank Invests $1B In Korean E-Commerce Firm Coupang At A $5B Valuation

June is already looking like a big month for SoftBank. Just days after upping its stake in billion dollar gaming startup Supercell, the Japanese telecom giant revealed it is investing a cool $1 billio

Securing A Huge Growth Round

Pitching VCs is a serious challenge at any stage, but asking for a $30-60 million check is usually the sale of a founder’s life. Convincing an investor to accept a valuation that most normal people

Korean E-commerce Leader Coupang Raises $300M Led By BlackRock

Seoul-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.coupang.com">Coupang</a>, an online retailer, announced today that it has raised an impressive $300 million in new funding led by BlackRock Private Equi

Sequoia Backs Coupang, South Korea’s Answer To Amazon, With $100 Million

Coupang, South Korea's answer to Amazon, has raised $100 million in a round of financing led by Sequoia Capital. The investment led by Sequoia chairman Mike Moritz adds one of Asia's fastest-growin