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Deep dives

Inside Flipkart’s monster-cruncher: how it gleans insights from a petabyte of data daily

[ad_1] Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy with his team. Photo credit: Flipkart Stories Gender is complicated for the data scientists at Flipkart, India’s leading ecommerce site. It’s not enough, for example, to know that the shopper is female. What if she’s shopping for her husband today? So,...

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Hinglish alone won’t do. Any business targeting India must crack these languages.

[ad_1] Photo credit: Klozest. If you’re in India, you are likely to get an overdose of the word “only.” It pops up everywhere, as in “I’m here only.” There are other Indianisms, “like this only.” Visitors to India can find it quaint or exasperating, depending...

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How Carousell runs its product team

[ad_1] The Inside series is a column where the Tech in Asia Jobs team gives an insider’s glimpse into interesting companies and professions. Search jobs from companies like Carousell, Skyscanner, Lazada and Go-Jek here today! Members of the product team at Carousell. Photo credit: Carousell. You launch a mobile...

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Remember the estore that gives big discounts and still hopes to make money? It just got $9m

[ad_1] Pleased as plum. Photo credit: Pexels. Ebay pioneered the asset-light marketplace connecting buyers and sellers. Amazon chose a more managed model with warehousing and logistics. Niche ecommerce company Zefo is taking that Amazon model to another level by managing the buying and selling of used...

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‘Shoppable’ videos are coming and Wootag helps marketers make the most of them

[ad_1] Scene from the music video Dia, the first Indonesian Youtube clip to hit more than 100 million views. The first Indonesian Youtube video to hit 100 million views was a music video published in 2016. It’s from a major music label, but clips from self-made Youtube...

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How fintech startups are using big data to solve China’s huge credit gap

[ad_1] Photo credit: estherpoon / 123RF. It was almost Angel Zhang’s 22nd birthday. She wanted to do something special, spend a little extra on herself. But instead of asking her parents for more money – they give her a US$300 monthly stipend – she used Huabei,...

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AI haves are pulling ahead of have-nots in profit margins, McKinsey study finds

[ad_1] Photo credit: Alex Knight. Companies in Southeast Asia with a proactive strategy to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) are seeing a significant impact on their businesses, finds a new McKinsey Global Institute study. The study compares the profit margins of proactive adopters of AI with those of...

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In China, internet celebs are turning into entrepreneurs. Here’s how.

[ad_1] Photo credit: Hannah Morgan. On a tree-lined street in Shanghai, a glass storefront shows off frilled dresses and high heels. It looks like a typical clothing store, except that it belongs to online fashion sensation LinForeverGirl, who has over four million followers on Weibo, China’s...

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Exclusive: Omise rival Cashaa, one of world’s ‘top 100’ blockchain firms, launching ICO

[ad_1] Photo credit: welcomia / 123RF Stock Photo Cashaa is a peer-to-peer payments and remittances product built in Mumbai, housed in the Level 39 Accelerator in London, and now registered in Estonia for the launch of its ICO on October 5. The dissolving national boundaries in...

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Q&A: Veteran VC Ron Cao on why he thinks China’s market is ‘just getting started’

[ad_1] Ron Cao, founder and managing director of Sky9 Capital. Previously at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Photo credit: Sky9 Capital. There are few investors in China as experienced as Ron Cao. Founder and managing director of Sky9 Capital, Cao has headed three venture capital firms over nearly...

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