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Company Update, Ecommerce Insights

Digital Picks and Shovels: Paul Srivorakul’s aCommerce Enables the Ecommerce Boom in Southeast Asia

Bangkok-based aCommerce is a regional company that enables ecommerce in Southeast Asia. The firm helps online merchants, both regional and global, build their businesses in Southeast Asia, with a big focus on the unglamorous side of e-retailing, such as customer support, distribution, fulfillment and logistics.

“We are close to what a distributor does. We help companies enter local markets, and plug them into retail outlets,” says Paul Srivorakul, 40, co-founder and chief executive of aCommerce.

The tagline that aCommerce uses is “making ecommerce easy since 2013.” A more colorful description comes from the LinkedIn profile of aCommerce Group Chief Marketing Officer Sheji Ho: “The exclusive provider of premium digital picks and shovels for the ecommerce gold rush in Southeast Asia. Inquire for the latest models.”

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KKR-Backed Emerald Media Leads $65 Million Series B in aCommerce to Drive Southeast Asia’s Retail and Ecommerce Ecosystem Forward

The region’s leading ecommerce enabler will continue to build successful multi-channel retail, distribution and marketing strategies for brands such as Samsung, Unilever, Nestlé, L’Oreal, Philips and Mars.

Bangkok, 20 November 2017 – aCommerce Co. Ltd. announced today that it has closed a US$65 million Series B funding round. The company is Southeast Asia’s leading ecommerce enabler in four markets that enables over 260 brand clients such as Samsung, Unilever, Nestlé, L’Oreal, Philips and Mars to sell to the world’s fastest-growing consumer markets.Read more