Google-backed Deliv breaks off grocery partnership deal with Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is in the process of fixing the issues due to which it had to cut its ties with the logistics firm. In a significant development that marks a setback against Wal-Mart’s efforts to fight Amazon.com in the groceries segment, logistics firm Deliv and Walmart Inc have discontinued their same-day grocery delivery partnership. In 2018,…

U.S.-Israeli mobility technology company Optibus raises $40 million in private funding round

The funding round saw the Alibaba Group making an undisclosed strategic investment in the startup. Optibus, a U.S.-Israeli mobility technology company stated, it has secured $40 million in a private funding round that was led by Insight Venture Partners and which saw a strategic investment from the Alibaba Group. Its existing investors, including Sir Ronald…

SoftBank and Alibaba lead in Tokopedia latest funding round

Tokopedia has garnered $1.1 billion from its latest funding round wherein it was valued at $7 billion. Tokopedia, an Indonesian e-commerce company, stated it has secured $1.1 billion from its latest funding round which was led by Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp and China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. This investment follows a similar trend from last…