App Annie APAC Managing Director heads to Appier as company makes executive appointments

Appier also hired the former Chief Data Scientist of Coupang, a Korean e-commerce company 

SparkLabs launches US$50M early-stage fund for South Korea and Southeast Asia

The fund will be led by a number of C-suite executives including Chris Koh, Co-founder of South Korean e-commerce platform Coupang 

57 rising Asian startups

Here's a quick list of startups putting Asia on the startup map. 

4 e-commerce sites you should know if you're starting out in Seoul

Which one is your favourite? Coupang, Gmarket, 11st or WeMakePrice? 

Man posing as Coupang delivery person unleashes murder threats online

"I have collected mailing addresses of women who live alone," he wrote, even though he has never worked for the Korean e-commerce firm 

E-commerce firm Coupang to spend US$1.3B on delivery and logistics

The Korean company will be investing on more hires and warehouses over the next two years 

Softbank to invest US$1 billion into Korean e-commerce company Coupang

Looks like this move will see Softbank trying to replicate the success that the Japanese company had with Alibaba 

Opportunities & threats in Korea’s blossoming e-commerce market

Social commerce in Korea is a hot topic these days with Coupang’s recent $300M fundraise – Here’s a review of the market 

Korea-based e-commerce startup Coupang closes US$300M funding

Investment came from BlackRock Private Equity Partners. It follows fast on the heels of US$100M round led by Sequoia Capital just five months ago 

Sequoia Capital raises US$530 million to fuel Indian startups

The fund will invest primarily in tech, consumer and healthcare sectors. Its scope has also been extended to include opportunities in SEA