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Guest Post | Google-JD combine could be powerful, if executed well

The investment in JD.com is a significant commitment from Google. The US tech giant has made fewer than a dozen investments with a ticket size of over $100 million (counting all MagicLeap rounds as one).


Guest Post | How much is Grab worth, really?

For PE investors who began betting big on the ride-hailing firm in second half of 2015, the paper returns are yet to be ‘huge’.


Guest Post | Why JD.com and Thailand’s Central might not succeed as partners

From initial plans to launch in May 2018, the JV has delayed its full launch to August 2018. Is this a sign that this ambitious partnership is off to a rocky start?


Guest post: iflix now treading deep waters

iflix, which recently closed its digital division in Singapore, has been keeping mum since it raised $133 million about eight months ago.


Guest post: Alibaba is joining the (reignited) ride-hailing war in China

Amap.com, an Alibaba portfolio company, has announced that it would introduce “hitchhiking“ service, allowing commuters to find a ride pretty much the same way as they have been using ride-hailing apps such as Didi.


Guest post: Will Alibaba replace more people at Lazada?

Putting Lucy Peng in charge shows the emphasis, determination, and probably urgency, in making Lazada work for the Chinese firm.


Guest post: ofo – Alibaba’s baby or pawn?

Ofo is being challenged to retain Alibaba’s interest and backing as the tech giant appears to now favour China’s third-largest bike company, Hello-Bike.