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Amazon meets Indian officials in bid to relax law restricting foreign e-commerce firms

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Amazon is stepping up its efforts in India after meeting with government officials to discuss laws that limit its presence. The Telegraph India reports that Amazon global vice-president Paul E. Misener met with country’s commerce minister in a bid to change existing rules that prevent the company from selling products directly...
Amazon meets Indian officials in bid to relax law restricting foreign e-commerce firms

Zalora MD on building a billion dollar business in Southeast Asia, copycats and profitability by 2015

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Southeast Asia witnessed one of its most significant funding deals to date last week, as Zalora, a fashion-focused e-commerce service backed by notorious German incubator Rocket Internet, landed a $100 million round of investment. Though huge, the deal got a muted response from many technology watchers in the region since...
Zalora MD on building a billion dollar business in Southeast Asia, copycats and profitability by 2015

Cool private companies: Growing e-commerce firms

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As a software securities analyst for investment banking firm Canaccord Genuity, Richard Davis spends 200 days a year on the road visiting companies. He goes to public companies such as Oracle and Salesforce.com, but he also visits up-and-coming software companies he thinks will go public in the near future. ChannelAdvisor:...
Cool private companies: Growing e-commerce firms

Malaysian social recruitment site Tribehired raises $560,000, plans global launch

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Tribehired, a Malaysia-based jobs site that taps into social connections, has landed a SG$696K (US$560K) seed investment round led by Singapore’s TNF Ventures, with participation from angel investors Ben Ball and Ben Chew, as it takes steps towards a global launch. The startup — which is yet another graduate of the...
Malaysian social recruitment site Tribehired raises $560,000, plans global launch

Facebook Says It Has Powerful New Data That Will Convince Advertisers To Spend Billions More (FB)

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Facebook Inc, stung by doubts that advertising on the social network delivers enough bang for the buck, is preparing to unveil data to counter its critics and show that "clicks," the current metric of choice, tell only half the story. The world's No. 1 social network, embarrassed just days before...
Facebook Says It Has Powerful New Data That Will Convince Advertisers To Spend Billions More (FB)

Facebook's Woes Dim Interest In Indian E-Commerce Firms

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Facebook's listing missteps have hastened a slowdown in venture-capital investing in Indian e-commerce, investors say....
Facebook's Woes Dim Interest In Indian E-Commerce Firms

Silver Lake has reportedly raised nearly $10b for its next fund, 25% more than expected

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Silver Lake Partners, the private equity firm backing Michael Dell’s move to take Dell private, is said to be nearly finished fundraising for a new $10 billion fund that is roughly 25% bigger than originally anticipated, according to Reuters. A source told the outlet that the fund, dubbed Silver Lake...
Silver Lake has reportedly raised nearly $10b for its next fund, 25% more than expected

Email sender Sailthru gets $19M to expand custom content offerings

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Even as social media firms get all the hype, email remains big business. The latest proof of this is a major new investment in Sailthru, a start-up that helps media and e-commerce firms offer personalized email to their subscribers. On Monday, New York-based Sailthru announced $19 million in Series B...
Email sender Sailthru gets $19M to expand custom content offerings

Fab.com focuses on India after taking "seven figure" investment from media giant Times Internet

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Fab.com has upped its focus on India after it took a ‘seven figure’ investment from Times Internet, the Web business of the country’s largest media firm, as part of strategic partnership that will see the two companies work together. Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg announced the news on his blog —...
Fab.com focuses on India after taking "seven figure" investment from media giant Times Internet

Mailjet raises $3.3 million from Alven Capital and others for its cloud-based emailing platform

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Mailjet, a Paris, France-based provider of a cloud email platform, has secured $3.3 million in funding from venture capital firm Alven Capital and private investors Laurent Asscher and eFounders. Launched in February 2011, the company’s platform essentially enables users to manage the sending and tracking of newsletters and transactional emails...
Mailjet raises $3.3 million from Alven Capital and others for its cloud-based emailing platform
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