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Chinese baby products website Beidian wins funding

Chinese maternal and child-care social-shopping site Beidian has attracted US$126 million in funding from leading investment firms.

India’s Quikr buys Zefo marketplace

Indian online classifieds site Quikr has bought refurbished goods marketplace Zefo, headquartered in Bangalore.

Zilingo raises fresh funding

Online marketplace Zilingo has raised US$226 million in its recent Series D funding.

Online fashion market Zilingo wins US$226m in funding

Singapore online fashion market Zilingo has achieved capital investment of $226 million in a new funding round.

Chinese e-commerce concept Pinduoduo seeks US$1 billion

Chinese e-commerce startup Pinduoduo is seeking US$1 billion in a US IPO, going head to head with industry giants such as Alibaba.

Chinese c-store chain Bianli24 secures US$10 million startup funding

Vending machine/c-store concept Bianli24 plans fast roll-out into tier 3 and 4 cities across China.

China’s plans US IPO

Chinese online cosmetics retailer plans to seek $600 million by listing in the US. The retailer has reportedly hired Credit Suisse Group AG and Goldman Sachs Group to manage its IPO which could value it $3 billion. Based in Beijing,, which offers cosmetics brands such as Lancome and Dior, has been backed by US venture capital company Sequoia Capital and K2 Ventures. is not the first Chinese online retailer planning to list in the US. has already file…


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