Jon Russell on Muck Rack

Jon Russell Verified

Bangkok, Thailand
Asia Writer — TechCrunch

I write about Asia and other things for @techcrunch | AMA

Zivame Lands $38M To Change How Women In India Buy Their Lingerie

techcrunch.com — Zivame, an online store that wants to revolutionize the (often awkward) way that women in India buy their underwear, has closed a $38 million Series C round. The investment is led by new backers Zodius Technology Fund and Khazanah Nasional Berhad, a fund belonging to the Malaysian government, with participation from existing investors Unilazer, IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital.
Sep 03, 2015

I love services and ideas that change how people live — even though I don’t buy lingerie myself ;) tcrn.ch/1ED4MLG

Indonesia’s Snapcart Turns The Humble Receipt Into Big Data For Brands And Retailers

technewsi.altervista.org — Smartphones could give retailers and brands unprecedented insight into consumer spending and behavior just by allowing you to photograph your receipt. Read More

Indonesia’s Snapcart Turns The Humble Receipt Into Big Data For Brands And Retailers

techcrunch.com — Smartphones could give retailers and brands unprecedented insight into consumer spending and behavior just by allowing you to photograph your receipt. That's the premise of a new technology startup that launched in Indonesia today. Snapcart is backed by Ardent Capital - the VC firm behind Southeast Asia's logistics network aCommerce and numerous e-commerce startups - and it aims to turn oft-discarded receipts into data goldmines.
Sep 03, 2015

Snapcart wants to turn your discarded receipts into data gold mines on.tcrn.ch/l/XvvC

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work

technewsi.altervista.org — Marissa Mayer is expecting twins, but the Yahoo CEO and former Google executive isn't planning to take a significant break from work during or after her pregnancy. Read More

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work

techcrunch.com — Marissa Mayer is expecting twins, but the Yahoo CEO and former Google executive isn't planning to take a significant break from work during or after her pregnancy. In a personal post on her Tumblr, that Yahoo-owned blogging site, Mayer explained that - as she did when her son was born early in her tenure - she plans to take "limited time" off of work.
Sep 01, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans 'Limited' Time Off Work tcrn.ch/1O4Zb0j by @jonrussell

Sep 01, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans 'Limited' Time Off Work tcrn.ch/1O4Zb0j by @jonrussell

Sep 01, 2015

#Yahoo CEO Marissa #Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work on.tcrn.ch/l/BSw5 via @techcrunch

Sep 01, 2015

Yahoo CEO plans "limited" time off work after having twins. I suspect she's a super tired superheroine. on.tcrn.ch/l/E7zJ

Sep 01, 2015

Sometimes you just know exactly the kind of comments a story will get… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ techcrunch.com/2015/08/31/yah…

LinkedIn Messaging Gets Long Overdue Revamp, Adding GIFs, Emojis And Stickers

technewsi.altervista.org — If you're anything like me or most people I know, you almost certainly have a profile on LinkedIn but you probably never (ever ever) use its messaging service. Well, LinkedIn hopes that by adding stickers, GIFs and other such things you mig...

CatchThatBus Lands $1.5M For Mobile Bus Ticketing In Southeast Asia

technewsi.altervista.org — CatchThatBus, the startup behind a mobile app that covers bus booking and information in Malaysia and Singapore, has closed a $1.5 million bridge round ahead of a planned Series A raise and expansion across Southeast Asia. Read More

LinkedIn Messaging Gets Long Overdue Revamp, Adding GIFs, Emojis And Stickers

techcrunch.com — If you're anything like me or most people I know, you almost certainly have a profile on LinkedIn but you probably never (ever ever) use its messaging service. Well, LinkedIn hopes that by adding stickers, GIFs and other such things you might change your mind.
Sep 01, 2015

Sorry LinkedIn, but no amount of GIFs, stickers or emojis can tempt me to use your messaging system techcrunch.com/2015/08/31/oh-…

CatchThatBus Lands $1.5M For Mobile Bus Ticketing In Southeast Asia

techcrunch.com — CatchThatBus, the startup behind a mobile app that covers bus booking and information in Malaysia and Singapore, has closed a $1.5 million bridge round ahead of a planned Series A raise and expansion across Southeast Asia.
Sep 01, 2015

Making bus tickets and customer service mobile in Southeast Asia is such a good idea — millions here depends on buses tcrn.ch/1IBwByO

Messaging Firm Line Introduces A Launcher App For Android Devices

technewsi.altervista.org — Line, the Japanese messaging company, has continued with its policy of launching new apps and services after it released an Android launcher app. Read More
More Articles →
Sep 03, 2015

@Ajarncom we use Socialflow at @TechCrunch but I've no idea what package we pay for ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Sep 03, 2015

@Ajarncom there are more advanced services too that basically automate and schedule FB Page and Twitter updates - worth a look

Sep 03, 2015

@Ajarncom it's better for scheduling and managing content than real-time usage

Sep 03, 2015

RT @TechCrunch: Bring Home Your Own Star Wars BB-8 Droid, Thanks To Sphero tcrn.ch/1KLynTZ by @anthonyha

Sep 03, 2015

@Ajarncom sounds like you need something like hootsuite

Sep 03, 2015

@ingridlunden "fight fight" -- but it's about personal survival and life development than actual combat (and it's short too) สู้ๆ!!


Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.