22 May '13, 12pm

What Reebonz's and Zalora's funding rounds mean for e-commerce startups in Asia:

Starting just another fashion e-commerce venture from scratch right now would be suicidal, unless you’re MediaCorp . Entrepreneurs will have to think hard about what verticals are untouched by e-commerce, and whether it makes sense or not to enter into these verticals. Prescription eyewear could be the next big thing here, and that is an area that is pretty much untouched in Asia. A startup from Hong Kong is attempting to sell buttons , 15,000 types of them, and that might work since competition in this space may not be as fierce.

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/2013/05/22/what-reebonzs-and-z...

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