Posts Tagged ‘Marketplace’

Office visit to Shopee HQ in Singapore @ Fusionopolis

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Second visit to Shopee HQ in Singapore for Chinese New Year Lohei.

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The Shopee HQ in Singapore is collocated with its parent company, Garena, at Galaxis in Fusionopolis.

The online social marketplace reached US$1.8b in annualised GMV (Gross Merchandise Volume) in November 2016.

That’s huge for a young startup that’s less than 2 year’s old.

For gamers & online shoppers – ever wondered what it’s like behind the scenes of gaming company Garena & its subsidiary Shopee? Here’s a part of the company’s office in Singapore which houses the combined staff of 500-odd employees working in an open office concept.

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Shopee introduces free shipping and launches Shopee University

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Shipping costs can now be reimbursed with Shopee Free Shipping and users will receive greater support through Shopee University and the platform’s latest innovations.

“Since the official launch version of our platform, Shopee has seen tremendous growth with our sellers, buyers, product listings and orders now in the millions. To ensure this growth rate continues, we are committed to invest more in constantly enhancing our ecosystem through innovation and developing initiatives such as Shopee Free Shipping to empower individuals, especially budding entrepreneurs, to start their business journey on our platform by first removing the hassles of shipping costs. This in turn elevates mobile commerce standards and further strengthens our regional market leadership position, bringing us closer to achieve our aim in becoming Southeast Asia’s mobile commerce destination of choice,” said Chris Feng, Chief Executive Officer of Shopee.

“Since the official launch version of our platform, Shopee has seen tremendous growth with our sellers, buyers, product listings and orders now in the millions. To ensure this growth rate continues, we are committed to invest more in constantly enhancing our ecosystem through innovation and developing initiatives such as Shopee Free Shipping to empower individuals, especially budding entrepreneurs, to start their business journey on our platform by first removing the hassles of shipping costs. This in turn elevates mobile commerce standards and further strengthens our regional market leadership position, bringing us closer to achieve our aim in becoming Southeast Asia’s mobile commerce destination of choice,” said Chris Feng, Chief Executive Officer of Shopee.

Shopee, Garena’s eCommerce platform, today launched two initiatives—Shopee Free Shipping (Beta) and Shopee University, as well as announced product innovation updates at its inaugural Biannual Press Conference.

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Bunk beds for Shopee employees to catch a power nap over lunch or overnight in the Shopee HQ office in Fusionopolis in Singapore. Beside this room is the #massage room with a full-time masseuse to give staff a rub down.

This marks the beginning of an important growth strategy that the mobile-first social marketplace is commencing for the months ahead.

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Data center provider Equinix launches Marketplace service

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Equinix has introduced the Equinix Marketplace, a new service that enables any company with a presence in any Equinix International Business Exchange (IBX) data center to quickly find and directly connect to a global value-chain of more than 4,000 potential partners, customers and suppliers of digital services.

Equinix is a provider of global data center servicesEquinix Marketplace soughts to help companies more effectively reach new customers, offer new services, and connect to members of their digital supply chain to improve application performance, reduce cost and generate revenue.

By creating a custom profile and storefront in the Equinix Marketplace, sellers of services, ranging from network connectivity to private clouds to alternative trading systems, can drive sales by promoting their services to other participants—thousands of potential customers or partners that are a simple cross-connect away in Equinix data centers.

“AboveNet is excited about the opportunity to participate in the Equinix Marketplace. The Equinix Marketplace provides AboveNet an additional marketing channel to reach prospective customers to deliver our low latency High Bandwidth Connectivity solutions to Equinix facilities,” said Nick Ridolfi, senior vice president of sales for AboveNet.Currently, the vertical ecosystems inside Equinix data centers include companies such as Bloomberg, Verizon, Syniverse, GoGrid, and Abovenet.  These companies are already connecting and doing business with customers and partners that are also inside Equinix, and now the Equinix Marketplace makes it even easier to do so.

Platform Equinix is home to ecosystems containing thousands of digital-driven enterprises including more than 700 cloud and IT service providers, 675 high-performance backbone and mobile networks, 450 online media, content and advertising destinations, and 600 electronic trading and financial market participants.

Buyers, on the other hand, can quickly locate the right services in the right data center locations from the suppliers now available in the Equinix Marketplace. This reduces the time-to-market to integrate with new partners and deploy new services, to reduce costs and improve the performance and efficiency of their digital supply chain.