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Investment In Tokopedia May Be the Boost Indonesian Ecommerce Needs

A $100 million investment in popular Indonesian online marketplace Tokopedia has been cheered by those in the company. But it could mean even more funding for similar startups, says Tokopedia CEO and co-founder William Tanuwijaya. 731 more words


Tech Startups in India Getting Ready to Woo Yahoo’s Soon to be Laid Off Engineers

The Times of India announced yesterday that Yahoo is reducing the size of its operations in Bangalore, and the company has fired many employees.  And today other tech companies such as Wingify, Zomato and InMobi are reaching out to them through social networking websites and asking them to apply. 263 more words


Logistics firms to see boost from e-commerce investments

From Japan’s richest man to Jeff Bezos, everyone wants a piece of the country’s booming e-retail sector. For those without billions to pump into the tightly held firms who dominate the e-commerce segment, the best bet may be the delivery men. 642 more words


Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines

TOKYO: Food giant Nestle said on Wednesday (Oct 29) that its Japan unit would hire 1,000 robots as sales clerks at stores across the country. The first batch of the robots – a chatty humanoid called Pepper – will report to work by the end of this year at outlets that sell coffee capsules and home espresso machines. 43 more words


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What's wrong with VCs and investing in India and into poorly designed and floated companies?

I am VC. I am Softbank. I paid $627M into an Indian Company Snapdeal. With “$Billions worth” as assessment.

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