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Backing e-commerce startups in the age of Amazon

Photo illustration: Rebecca Zisser / Axios

Venture capitalist Hans Tung knows the conventional wisdom about how Amazon is eating retail, destroying legacy businesses and scaring away new rivals. But he and his firm, GGV Capital, continue to back new e-commerce companies. He tells Axios that while none might become official Amazon rivals, he still believes there is space to build very successful businesses.

Tung's deals include (or have included) GrubMarket, OfferUp, Peloton, Poshmark, Slack, Wish and Xiaomi.