Tag: VC

  • E-commerce news and SE Asia market trends to follow

    Today’s e-commerce news, trends and new developments in SE Asia include Lazada, Tokopedia, Elevenst, Bukalap, Bibli, Shopee, Fashion Valet, Redmart, Zalora and more.

  • Cashback News – June 24: EU e-commerce news & trends

    Cashback News – June 24: EU e-commerce news & trends

    Today, we look at e-commerce across the European Union on the day after the UK vote to leave the EU. Most UK and EU e-commerce companies saw Brexit as a strong negative to their business and so the industry will be assessing the impact of the negative vote. We start with several EU overview highlights along…

  • Cashback News – June 20: SE Asia e-commerce snapshot, trends

    Cashback News – June 20: SE Asia e-commerce snapshot, trends

    Today, we’re looking at e-commerce across SE Asia. It’s characterized by rapid growth, plenty of VC investment and some surprisingly strong early homegrown e-commerce players. PaySec CEO Richard Barry says e-commerce opportunity is knocking throughout SE Asia. The Motley Fool in Singapore shares 15 reasons the digital economy could be huge in SE Asia. The SE Asia economy will…

  • Cashback News – June 7: Drones – What’s the buzz?

    Cashback News – June 7: Drones – What’s the buzz?

    You can’t read about e-commerce logistics without mention of how drones are going to eventually play a critical role in “last mile” delivery to consumers. From Australia and China to Europe, the US and around the globe. In agriculture, land management energy, construction and e-commerce. While governments struggle to get regulations in place, many companies, from Amazon and…

  • Cashback News – May 13: VCs – Where’s the money going in Q1, 2016?

    Cashback News – May 13: VCs – Where’s the money going in Q1, 2016?

    E-commerce, technology companies and startups depend on venture capital for growth, market development and marketing. Today, we take a look at recent VC news, developments and some interesting insights. While e-commerce is only 7% of retail sales in the US, CB Insights scopes out 75 startups that are reshaping how and where consumers buy online. Entrepreneur and…

  • Cashback News – April 13: What’s trending in US retail and e-commerce?

    Cashback News – April 13: What’s trending in US retail and e-commerce?

    We’re looking at the latest in US retail and e-commerce news, innovations and insight over the first quarter of 2016. No shortage of new developments, so let’s open the doors. According to MIT’s Michael Schrage, the top three trends impacting retail in the future will be consumer expectations, user experience and new technologies including the…

  • Cashback News – Mar 18: What’s the news and chatter about China e-commerce?

    Cashback News – Mar 18: What’s the news and chatter about China e-commerce?

    Post-Chinese New Year and following the economic downturn in 2015, there’s been a lot of new chatter about e-commerce in China. We’ve got a comprehensive roundup of recent developments, research, news and insight to keep you up-to-date. China’s 100 million foreign travelers are reshaping global luxury retail marketing strategies. Vogue will start streaming fashion news via What’sApp and…

  • Cashback News – Mar 1: Venture Capital – Where’s VC money going in 2016?

    Cashback News – Mar 1: Venture Capital – Where’s VC money going in 2016?

    [dropcap] [/dropcap] There’s lots of conflicting opinion about another technology/dot-com bubble and today’s post highlights those differences of opinion. But if you can believe the news, there’s still lots of venture capital to go around when it comes to e-commerce, new technology, retail and mobile commerce. Check out today’s news roundup as we show you where the…

  • Cashback News – Feb 19: SE Asia e-commerce weekly news roundup

    Cashback News – Feb 19: SE Asia e-commerce weekly news roundup

    Today, we’re doing a quick roundup of e-commerce news in SE Asia. Aberdeen Asset Management reports that 40% of Chinese consumers now use e-commerce and is still growing. Venture deals dropped 29% in China in Q4 2015 according to KPMG and CB Insights 2015 Venture Capital Report. Rakuten’s selloff in SE Asia may be a precursor for…

  • Cashback News – Feb 18: Middle East e-commerce update

    Cashback News – Feb 18: Middle East e-commerce update

    The Middle East e-commerce market is small but growing quickly. We’ve got news highlights and insight to help you gain a perspective on this fast-developing market. Wamda.com reports e-commerce in the Middle East reached $39 billion in 2015 and expect $45 billion in 2016. Dubai-based Wadi.com raised $67 million in new capital for market expansion in the Middle East.…