Alibaba Group launched an English version of DingTalk, an enterprise communication and collaboration platform, to boost communications and redefine collaborations for businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).
Chinese online retailer JD.com announced that it has invested in Vietnamese e-commerce firm Tiki.vn, as it continues to expand its presence in Southeast Asia and compete with Alibaba and Amazon in the region.
China’s second-biggest e-commerce firm JD.com has kicked off a fundraising round at its logistics unit with a target of at least $2 billion, and eventually plans to list the business overseas, according to people familiar with the matter cited by Reuters.
Spurred by a rising middle class and influx of international retailers, Vietnam retail sales hit a record US$129.6 billion last year.
MOL AccessPortal, an e-payment enabler for online goods and services in Malaysia, has introduced its own mobile wallet app, dubbed One2pay.
AdAsia, Singapore-based online advertising startup, announced that it has restructured the business by establishing AnyMind Group as its parent company and launched two new companies: TalentMind, the operator of an AI-driven human resource technology platform, and CastingAsia, the operator of an AI-driven marketing technology platform.
Singapore-based BM Mobility – formerly called Ziwo Hoidings – plans to acquire an electric-vehicle dealer in Malaysia that owns a car-sharing business that provides hassle-free transportation to students and staff in public universities in Malaysia.
South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it had invested in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab, as it seeks to expand into the rapidly growing region following a sales slump in China.
Singapore’s bike sharing service oBike, has just launched a new delivery service, called oBike Flash.
Vietnam-based e-commerce platform Leflair has raised a $3 million Series A funding round led by Capital Managment Group.