e-Commerce

RPG Commerce bags US$28.3mil Series B funding
RPG Commerce has secured US$28.3 million in a Series B funding in a round led by East Ventures, UOB Venture Management, Vertex Ventures SEA & India and RHL Ventures. 
E-commerce transactions in SEA increasingly mobile: iPrice
To understand the evolution of the region’s online shoppers’ habits, every three to five years, iPrice has conducted a study of online consumer behaviour. 
Razer Fintech acquires PT E2Pay Global Utama
Razer Fintech announced its acquisition of PT E2Pay Global Utama (E2Pay), a leading B2B2C digital payment facilitator and e-money player in Indonesia. 
Shopee enables more sellers to grow with Facebook Ads
Shopee has announced that Facebook Ads is now officially available on Shopee Seller Centre across the SEA region, empowering the region’s largest community of over 20 million sellers with new tools to grow their businesses.
Alibaba’s LiveNOW returns to gear up M'sian micro businesses
Alibaba Group announced the return of its LiveNOW Training Programme to train the Malaysian community. 
Amazon, Matrade to help SMEs sell globally
Amazon Global Selling will be hosting a series of joint events, together with Matrade to shed light on the recently launched New Seller Incentive by Amazon and the eTRADE Programme 2.0 facilitation from Matrade. 
TikTok Shop introduced to support local SMEs
TikTok Shop, the newest e-commerce solution from TikTok, has now reached Malaysian shores.
Hypefast appoints former Bukalapak exec as CTO
Mohammed Alabsi will build end-to-end tech-driven retail ecosystem Expansion to Malaysia & Thailand on cards, most revenue via organic growth
Surge in new online shoppers in SEA mainly women: iPrice survey
A latest study by iPrice Group suggests a surge in new female shoppers (54%) in the past year, as compared to the previous year while the surge in new male shoppers increased by only less than a quarter. 
Startups, SMEs to gain from AsiaForward Startup Day
The highly anticipated AsiaForward Startup Day: Exchanging Asia’s brightest ideas will be held on March 24
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