Southeast Asia-based internet firm Sea is raising $400 million through the sale of notes in what would be its first fundraising activity since it went public via in an October 2017 IPO that raised ove
Alibaba is increasing its control of Lazada, its e-commerce marketplace in Southeast Asia it acquired control of in 2016, after it injected another $2 billion into the business and replaced its CEO wi
Amazon is continuing its international expansion push with the launch of its services in Singapore coming imminently. The arrival could happen as soon as this week, according to a source with knowledg
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
Alibaba is doubling down on Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to pay close to $1 billion to raise its stake in e-commerce firm Lazada from 51 percent to 83 percent. The Chinese firm made an ini
Amazon isn’t in Southeast Asia yet — the e-commerce giant pushed back plans to enter early this year — but that isn’t stopping future rival Lazada teaming up with a range of c
Another day, another deal to widen the reach of Ant Financial, the fintech-focused Alibaba affiliate. This week, Ant Financial announced that it is picking up HelloPay, the payments firm attached to L
Done betting, Alibaba is getting down to work in Southeast Asia as it bids to lead the region's promising e-commerce space and maximize its early mover advantage over Amazon.
Amazon has postponed its much-anticipated entry into Southeast Asia. The company initially planned to launch local e-commerce services in Singapore during the first quarter of this year, as we reporte
Last week, we reported that Lazada, the e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia backed by Alibaba, was in talks to acquire online grocer RedMart, and today the companies confirmed the deal.
Amazon is ready to enlarge its presence in Asia. One week after it quietly introduced its Prime service to China, plans for its entry into Southeast Asia next year have surfaced.
Lazada, under Alibaba's stewardship, is in advanced talks with Redmart, a Singapore-based grocery delivery service, to make a major investment or acquire the company outright, three sources with knowl
Rocket Internet is gearing up for its upcoming results day on September 22 with a warning: its financials aren't going to be pretty.
By using technology and finding the right collaborations, companies can disrupt new markets, solve customer pain points and distribute value across the chain. Here are the top four marketing principle
Alibaba saw record revenue growth in Q2 2016 as the company's Chinese retail marketplaces surged and revenue from its users on mobile overtook that of desktops for the first time.
We already know that Alibaba's decision to invest $1 billion to buy a controlling stake in Lazada, the Southeast Asia-based e-commerce firm started by Rocket Internet, was down to money since Lazada n
It's hard to call a billion dollar exit from an emerging market anything more than a major win, but Lazada, the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce firm in Southeast Asia, nearly ran out of money before
Alibaba just took a big step in its Southeast Asian expansion journey. The company said today that it has pumped a total investment of about $1 billion into Lazada, in a deal that makes it the e-comme
Smartphone startup OnePlus announced today that it will launch in Indonesia. The move is a significant one for the company, which is headquartered in Shenzhen, China, because smartphone penetration in