JD.com co-leads investment in Vietnam’s B2C ecommerce platform Tiki

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Upon completion of this investment, JD.com will become one of Tiki’s largest shareholders.

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Japan’s Money Forward makes first overseas investment in Indonesian startup Sleekr

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Sleekr is among the five companies that received between $2 million and $3 million from Money Forward.


China’s Ofo to launch bike-sharing service in India through tie-up with Paytm

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Ofo will be the first international company to launch bike sharing in India.


Alibaba’s Taobao in U.S. blacklist list for fakes for second consecutive year

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While Taobao’s inclusion in the blacklist does not carry any direct penalties, it is a blow to Alibaba’s efforts to shed perceptions that its sites are riddled with fakes and that its anti-piracy policies are inadequate.


Alibaba Group said to have acquired larger stake in Ofo for $3b, Allen Zhu exits

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The transaction reportedly values China’s bike-hailing major Ofo at $10 billion.


Uber-rival Didi Chuxing recruits in Mexico ahead of launch

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The expansion underscores Didi’s growing interest in Mexico and, more broadly, Latin America, a market where Uber Technologies Inc doubled down after Didi drove it out of China.


Hyundai joins Didi, SoftBank to invest in SEA ride-hailing firm Grab

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The funding is part of Grab’s Series G round, its largest capital raising exercise to date.


Naspers said to plan $200m investment to increase stake in Swiggy

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Naspers invested an initial $80 million in Swiggy, the largest food delivery business in India, in May last year.


India: InMobi buys mobile ad firm AerServ for $90m

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The acquisition also expands InMobi’s presence in the US, the world’s biggest market for advertising.


Asian bike share firm Gobee quits Brussels, French cities but to stay on in Paris

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Gobee.bike said it would continue operating its bright-green bikes in Paris – where it leads China’s Ofo and Singapore’s oBike