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The Two Reasons Why Alibaba Is About to Invest in South Korea’s Coupang

Logistics and Amazon. Let’s talk about Korean logistics first. Coupang is seeking new capital. The Investor: Korea’s leading e-commerce firm Coupang is seeking to raise fresh funds worth US$500 million ahead of a potential initial public offering in New York, according to news reports on July 13. ​Coupang has been heavily investing in its logistics […]


South Korea’s Largest E-Commerce Platform Coupang Is About to Go Public

BusinessKorea on Coupang’s impending IPO: Much attention is now paid to whether Coupang, the largest e-commerce platform in South Korea, will be listed on the KOSDAQ as the first Korean version of Tesla. As the company raised 1.1 trillion won (US$975.61 million) of investment from Japanese telecommunication giant SoftBank in 2015, its corporate value was […]