Thursday, May 23, 2024

How did a Sequoia-backed founder become a Buddhist monk

It has recently emerged that Chen Tao (陈涛), founder of Chinese ecommerce SaaS ERP company Centaur, (圣特尔)has a new identity - Buddhist monk Bodhi....

Can you tell JD.com’s founder from his digital clone?

In contemporary China, there is a saying that “at the end of the universe, it is live selling”. It basically says that every famous...

E71 – The Impulso Podcast – Joe Tsai interview redefines who...

In a recent interview, Joe Tsai, Chairman of Alibaba, redefined Alibaba’s customers as users shopping on their apps, a shift from their previous focus...

EP66 – The Impulso Podcast – TikTok has no good options

Yesterday, the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a Bill dubbed the “Protecting Americans From Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act,” that would give ByteDance...

Does Shopee have a moat?

Sea Group’s share price swung violently after 2024 Q4 and FY results were released yesterday - going up 13.6%, before nosediving 14.3% into the...

EP64 – The Impulso Podcast – Does Shopee have a moat?

Last night (4 March), Sea group published their 2023 Q4 and FY results, announcing its first profitable year. The market had mixed feelings -...

Our thoughts on Qoo10’s acquisition of Wish

As Temu appeared on the SuperBowl for the 2nd year, Wish is being sold to Singapore-based ecommerce platform Qoo10.  The price, according to the press...

Why are AI virtual hosts not yet dominant in live commerce?

In the past few Momentum Works immersion programmes to China, we have visited MCNs and spoken with executives which have embraced virtual hosts, and...

Temu to allow local sellers in US and Europe from March...

Will it challenge Amazon and TikTok Shop more directly?

E56 – The Impulso Podcast – Temu to allow US local...

In the past few weeks, a poster has been circulating in the seller community outlining Temu's local sellers service model, set to debut on...

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