Asia E-Commerce Conference 2011

Local e-commerce industry seems to be heating up lately. After the just concluded e-commerce fair, we have another event coming up in October...

Bring on the Asia E-Commerce Conference!

Date: 4-5th October 2011
Venue: The Gardens Hotel & Residences Kuala Lumpur E-Commerce Fair - Photos

The first ever e-commerce fair in Malaysia had just been concluded last Sunday. Here are some photos and short updates especially for those who didn't manage to attend.

Interview with Wei Kwok Seing, Co-founder & Director of

Before we start, here are some facts & figures of
- Incorporated since: 1998 by 2 founders
- Total employees now: 30+
- No of registered members: 800,000
- No of registered sellers: 10,000 (around 2,000 sign up for online stores)
- Monthly visitors: 3 million
- Monthly transaction: RM 8 - 10 million

Q: How did Lelong get started?

A: I joined Cyber Village as a Web Business Manager under Tony Pua in 1997, selling shopping cart solution and you know, it's not easy to do so in 1997!

Then, I started (you can call it a predecessor of Lelong), a platform for people to easily browse price list for computer hardware, and trade second hand goods. Techie people are used to newsgroup during that time, so I invited a lot of people from there to use

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