Lazada

Lazada

Digital & Ecommerce

Year of Investment: 2013

Investment Status: Alumni

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Overview

Horizontal e-commerce in South East Asia

Launched in 2012 as a Rocket Internet venture, Lazada has become the leading South East Asian e-tailer with a presence in 6 countries (Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and Singapore) and a USD 1bn+ annual NMV.

Lazada offers a unique shopping experience for the region, with an extensive selection of products from renowned and trustworthy brands across many categories (electronics, house & living, beauty, apparel, books, etc.) and ensures an unrivaled customer experience through its own delivery in several cities and multiple payment options (cash and card on delivery, online transfer, e-wallets).

The company, which started as an outright model but is now mostly a marketplace connecting vendors and consumers, has announced in April 2016 a USD 1.1bn investment from Alibaba, which will help Lazada further expand its regional leadership. Verlinvest initially invested in the company in May 2013.

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Brussels

Place Eugène Flagey 18
B-1050 Brussels

Singapore

Verlinvest Asia Pte Ltd.
163 Penang Road, Winsland House 2, #04-04
Singapore 238463

New York

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New York, NY 10003

London

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Summit House
12 Red Lion Square,
London, WC1R 4QH

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