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“The biggest threat facing established retail players right now may not be big startups that are directly competing against them but rather those that provide complementary services that are slowly chipping away at their independence,” said Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn.
Mobile marketplace Carousell extends reach with web platform
Mobile-first marketplace Carousell has launched its web platform, saying the move was in response to users and to help the community reach a wider audience, including those who access the Internet exclusively via desktop computers.
Carousell continues ride with US$6mil Series A boost
Singapore-based startup Carousell said it has partnered with Sequoia India and secured US$6 million in Series A funding.
Carousell lands SG$1 million in funding for SEA ambitions
Mobile marketplace startup Carousell has raised S$1 million in seed investment to fuel its ambitions in South-East Asia with the round led by Rakuten, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups and angel investors Danny Oei Wirianto and Darius Cheung. 
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