Koudai Gouwu

  • How To Better Predict Unicorns Crunch Network

    How To Better Predict Unicorns

    Of course Airbnb is worth a billion dollars. There’s an expensive asset there sitting unused. People often struggle to make rent. Hotels are expensive. Of course Uber is worth a billion dollars. Taxis are awful; expensive, unreliable, and the last one I took I’m pretty sure I was sitting in some sick. Read More

  • Tencent Leads $350M Investment In China’s Koudai Gouwu, A Mobile-Focused Rival To Alibaba

    Tencent Leads $350M Investment In China’s Koudai Gouwu, A Mobile-Focused Rival To Alibaba

    Alibaba’s record-breaking US IPO may give the impression that the company has the e-commerce market in China sewn up, but there are plenty of fast-growing competitors with an eye on disrupting the top dog. Koudai Gouwu (known as Pocket Shopping in English) is one such company, and it just announced a significant $350 million Series C funding round. Read More

  • New Cash May Make Wish The Next $1B Unicorn

    New Cash May Make Wish The Next $1B Unicorn

    Mere months after raising $50 million in financing, we’re hearing from multiple sources that the mobile and online shopping startup Wish is galloping towards “unicorn” status with talks to raise roughly $100 million at a valuation of around $1 billion. Apparently, people like to shop on their mobile devices. Just to refresh your memory, the San Francisco-based Wish was… Read More