eCommerce

SMU and Synagie partner to upskill and plug skill gaps in Southeast Asia’s ecommerce and tech workforce

Synagie and Singapore Management University (SMU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to co-develop continuing education and training programs. The programs are…

Japan’s chat commerce firm Zeals raises $38.77M funding led by JIC Venture Growth Investments

Zeals Co., Ltd. (Zeals), a Japan-based Chat Commerce provider, announced Thursday that it has raised a total of ¥5 billion ($38.77 million) in funding. JIC Venture Growth…

Vietnam social commerce platform Aemi raises $2M Seed funding to provide solutions for creators and micro retailers

Vietnam social commerce platform Aemi announced on Thursday it has recently raised $2 million in a pre-Seed funding round co-led by Alpha JWC Ventures and January Capital, with…

Carousell to acquire fashion recommerce retailer Refash

Carousell Group, a Singapore-based recommerce group, announced Monday that it has signed a deal to acquire Refash, a Singapoore-based omnichannel fashion recommerce retailer, for…

Indonesia’s Moladin raises $95M Series B funding to grow its automotive ecosystem

Moladin, an Indonesia-based omnichannel used car marketplace, announced Monday it has secured Series B funding of $95 million led by global internet investment firm DST Global.…

India’s Evenflow raises $5M pre-series A round from Village Global and others

Evenflow Brands (Evenflow), an India-based e-commerce rollup firm, announced Thursday the closing of its pre-series A round of $5 million. The round saw participation from…

Malaysia’s unicorn Carsome acquires WapCar & AutoFun Businesses

Southeast Asia’s used car e-commerce platform Carsome Group announced on Thursday the acquisition of digital automotive content businesses under brands of WapCar and AutoFun from…

India’s Zepto raises $200M Series D led by Y Combinator Continuity

Just nine months after launching, Indian quick commerce firm Zepto has announced its $200 million Series D fundraise, valuing the company at around $900 million. Zepto said in a…

India’s Geniemode lands $28M Series B funding led by Tiger Global

Geniemode, an India-based business to business (B2B) cross-border tech platform for lifestyle goods, said Friday it has scooped up $28 million Series B funding led by Tiger…

Malaysia’s e-commerce platform Shoppymore eyes 10 times more sellers & regional expansion

Malaysia’s newest e-commerce website Shoppymore aims to attract 1,000 sellers on its platform and targets a revenue of MYR10 million ($2.3 million) this year as it eyes expansion…