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Insurance giant Allianz confirms $35M investment in Asian ride-sharing unicorn Go-Jek

German insurance giant Allianz is following Google and Tencent by backing Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-hailing and local services company valued at over $4.5 billion, after it announced an invest

Walmart brings its partnership with JD.com into the food business

Walmart is bringing its partnership with JD.com into its grocery business. The Chinese physical store will stock products that customers can also buy through its Walmart virtual storefront on the Chin

Alibaba rival JD.com posts first annual profit as a public company

When you hear ‘e-commerce in China’ you’ll probably ‘Alibaba,’ but another company is making progress to challenge the assumption that $450-billion company is China&#8217

JD.com’s new accelerator focuses on blockchain startups

JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce companies, is launching a new Beijing-based accelerator program for artificial intelligence and blockchain startups. Called AI Catapult, its first batch inc

Tencent and JD.com each take minority stakes in Chinese retail group Better Life

Long-time collaborators Tencent Holdings and JD.com have each bought minority stakes in Better Life, a Chinese retail conglomerate. According to a filing made on Friday by Better Life, which is traded

JD.com’s logistics business raises $2.5B from Hillhouse, Sequoia China and others

JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce giant that is Alibaba’s closest rival, is raising giving its logistics business a huge boost after it announced that the unit is raising $2.5 billion. JD Logistics

JD.com leads investment in Vietnam-based e-commerce service Tiki

JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce firm that rivals Alibaba, has continued its expansion in Southeast Asia with an investment in Vietnam-based Tiki, a seven-year-old online retail service. JD.com is lead

Tencent and JD.com invest $863M into e-commerce firm Vipshop to battle Alibaba

Tencent, the internet giant that recently became Asia’s first $500 billion company, is continuing its investment spree after it agreed to buy $604 million in shares of Chinese online retailer V

China’s JD partners with accelerator program Plug and Play to reach US startups

E-commerce giant JD.com, the closest rival to Alibaba in China, is broadening its presence in Silicon Valley after it announced a collaboration with accelerator firm Plug and Play to seek out and work

China’s second largest e-commerce firm just showed Alibaba has competition

Alibaba invented China’s biggest shopping day — 11/11 aka Single’s Day — and it dominates the headlines with record sales year-on-year, but another company just stepped out to

Tech’s favorite royal — Prince Alwaleed bin Talal — has been arrested in Saudi Arabia

In a move sure to shock the business world, Saudi Arabia last night announced the arrest of at least eleven princes, including renowned billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, as part of a swe

China’s JD.com leads $19M investment in Southeast Asian online fashion brand Pomelo

This year has seen unprecedented interest in Southeast Asia’s startups from Chinese tech firms, and today we can add another deal to the pile. JD.com, the close rival to Alibaba, has led a $19 m

JD X taps Nvidia for drone deliveries, rescue and agricultural use

GPU maker Nvidia has announced that it will work with retail giant JD.com to help with an outdoor robotics initiative that sprung out of JD X, the commerce company’s innovation lab. JDrone and J

China’s JD.com announces $500M e-commerce and fintech joint ventures in Thailand

Roll up, roll up… there’s another e-commerce mega deal in Southeast Asia courtesy of a Chinese investor. Following on from Alibaba’s $1 billion deal with Lazada and a $1.1 billion ro

Indonesian Uber rival Go-Jek closes in on new $1.2 billion round

Go-Jek, the on-demand transportation company that rivals Uber and Grab in Indonesia, is getting close to pulling in its next huge funding round. That’s because JD.com, the China-based e-commerce

Alibaba, Tencent, Didi and other tech firms pour $12B into mobile operator China Unicom

China is about to take net neutrality to the next level after a group of influential tech companies that includes Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, Didi Chuxing and JD.com agreed to invest nearly $12 billion i

Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem

Two global tech forces are putting their mark — and money — into Southeast Asia’s nascent startup ecosystem, but they may not be the Western names that you expect. Rather than Googl

JD.com invests $397M into luxury marketplace Farfetch as part of a new strategic partnership

JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce company after Alibaba, is pumping $397 million into Farfetch, a marketplace for luxury brands, as part of a new strategic partnership. JD.com founder and CE

JD.com creates new unit for its logistics services

JD.com, China’s second-largest e-commerce company after Alibaba, will create a new business group called JD Logistics. Not to be confused with a Wisconsin-based company that has a similar name, JD L

Alibaba’s arch rival JD.com spins out its financial services business

While Alibaba’s Ant Financial fintech affiliate is out doing deals to expand its global presence and raising a $3 billion war chest for further M&A, its chief rival in China has made a str
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