group buying

Singapore-based TreeDots gets $11M Series A to cut food waste in Asia

Every year, tons of food ends up in landfills because of cosmetic issues (they won’t look nice in stores) or inefficiencies in the supply chain. Singapore-based TreeDots, which says it is the first

Mio, a social commerce startup focused on smaller cities and rural areas in Vietnam, raises $1M seed

Vietnam has one of the fastest-growing e-commerce markets in Southeast Asia, but many major platforms still focus on large cities. This means people in smaller cities or rural areas need to deal with

Indonesian social commerce app KitaBeli gets $10M led by Go Ventures

KitaBeli, an Indonesian social commerce app for group buying, announced today it has raised a $10 million Series A. The round was led by Go Ventures, whose cornerstone investor is Gojek, with particip

China’s tech firms rush to deliver solutions for grocery shopping

Nearly all of China’s largest internet firms have established a presence in online grocery. Just this week, news arrived that Alibaba co-led the $196 million C3 funding round of Nice Tuan, the t

Auction-Meets-Group-Buying Site BagThat Bags $3.2M From Oxford Capital

<a href="">BagThat</a>, a new UK entrant to the daily-deals/e-commerce space, has picked up an investment of £2 million ($3.2 million) to develop its service, a mash-up of two w

A Groupon For Solar? Solar@Work Offers Buildings Discounts For Going Green Together

Group buying is moving into the commercial clean energy space thanks to <a href="">Solar@Work</a>, a program designed

Offerum closes 2 million euro second round for international push

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Pawsley Aims to Become the Facebook, And Groupon, For Dogs

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Why Media Companies Should Become More Like Merchants

<img src=""> <em><strong>Editor's note:</strong> Should media sites become group buying sites as well? Guest author Dave Chase