All posts tagged "Coupang"

  • Coupang CEO Bom Kim (Forbes screen capture)
    [TechCrunch] Korean E-commerce firm Coupang gets $1b investment from SoftBank

     Just days after upping its stake in billion dollar gaming startup Supercell, the Japanese telecom giant revealed it is investing a cool $1 billion in Korea’s top e-commerce firm Coupang. Coupang, which is roughly ‘Korea’s Amazon’ for...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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  • Bom Kim, CEO of Coupang (PRNewsFoto/Coupang)
    [NYT] Coupang, Korea’s Amazon, raises $300M

    —  Coupang, a fast-growing e-commerce company in South Korea, has raised $300 million of additional financing to aid its expansion plans. The latest financing round, coming after a $100 million round this spring, was...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Choi Byung-wook, CEO at Otwojob
    Student launches online talent marketplace

    By Park Ji-won Choi Byung-wook, 28, a senior at Yonsei University and CEO at Otwojob, an online talent marketplace like Fiverr, said being a student is not an obstacle to starting a business. “I had a good...

    • Posted December 5, 2013
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    Social commerce sites move toward ‘game of chicken’

    By Chung Hyun-chae The social commerce industry is moving toward a “game of chicken” as three major players are engaged in a cutthroat competition to attract more customers through celebrity marketing and various promotional events. Coupang, Ticket...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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