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The Stripe Ecosystem in one Visualization

The Stripe Ecosystem In One Giant Visualization

It seems Stripe is living up to the hype. The fintech unicorn was just revalued at $9 billion after its latest round of funding led by General Catalyst Partners and CapitalG, the investment arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. The new financing, which almost doubled Stripe’s valuation, occurred despite a general slow-down in venture


Women Focused Startup Orami Targets SE Asia

Shannon Kalayanamitr, co-founder and group CMO at Orami, discusses her female focused e-commerce startup, the company’s acquisitions and the challenges the company faces as a startup. She speaks to Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin on “Bloomberg Markets” from Singapore.   Watch the interview coverage below:     Original article appeared on Bloomberg


Stripe’s valuation nearly doubles to $9.2 billion with latest funding

Digital payments company Stripe Inc has raised a fresh round of funding that nearly doubles its valuation to $9.2 billion, the company said on Monday. San Francisco-based Stripe raised $150 million in a funding round that closed this week, said Chief Financial Officer Will Gaybrick. The round brings the company’s total fundraising to $450 million.


Singaporean marketplace Carousell expands to Australia

One of Asia’s largest mobile classifieds marketplaces, Carousell, is expanding to Australia, hoping to tap into the country’s thriving ecommerce industry. The company, which has raised more than $54 million to date from some of the world’s most renowned venture capital companies, including Sequoia Capital and Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups, is opening a Melbourne office


GRANA Announces Honest Approach to Retail’s Best Kept, Worst Secret – Pricing Tactics

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — International e-Commerce fashion start-up GRANA, committed to designing quality wardrobe essentials at only a 2-3 times markup, is launching its No-markup sale on starting 22 November offering US customers a selection of its wardrobe essentials at cost price. Mongolian cashmere starting US $45 (originally US$ 99), Chinese silk tops from US$14 and


Omise first in Thailand to get milestone card security compliance certification

Omise, the region’s leader in online payment processing and risk management, has achieved the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 – meaning it can to handle all credit card storage, processing and transmission. The company received this compliance from the PCI Council for its online payment platform, making it the first


ServisHero start-up wins award at ‘ITU Telecom World’

SERVISHERO yesterday beat more than 35 start-ups to receive the top ITU Telecom World Award. ServisHero is a marketplace that improves the way local services are discovered and delivered in Southeast Asia. Launched in June, ServisHero links more than 1,000 cleaners, technicians, teachers and other service providers to customers each month. ServisHero has received more


AI-enabled customer insight app Perx enters Malaysia with fresh funding

Singapore-based customer loyalty startup Perx has raised a strategic round of funding from Malaysia-based RHL Ventures, it was announced today. The amount is undisclosed. Perx started out as a consumer-facing mobile app for gathering loyalty points from participating businesses. Last year, the startup added a business-to-business component, helping corporate clients with customer engagement and loyalty.