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 2020-07-09 13:22 

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SoftBank-backed ecommerce major Coupang said to buy Hooq's assets...

The report comes shortly after Tencent purchased Malaysia-based streaming service Iflix....

 2020-07-09 11:30 

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Zilingo cuts 12% of jobs, puts Singapore office up for rent...

Speaking to multiple current and ex-employees, Tech in Asia goes into detail about the company's struggles as it grapples with Covid-19....

 2020-07-09 09:56 

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NTU professor's startup Aromatec scores funding...

The funding round was led by Singapore-based investment firm Sunbo Partners....

 2020-07-09 09:30 

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It ain't easy for Oyo and its partners...

Oyo Indonesia made some changes to boost demand, a startup is making software testing as easy as ABC....

 2020-07-08 10:07 

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Novel app Kuaidian closes nearly $100m in Sequoia-led round...

It will use the new funds to build its content ecosystem, improve its platform's functions, and attract talent....

 2020-07-08 09:30 

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A founder opens up on his startup going bankrupt...

A startup that went from 100% growth to bankruptcy, TikTok's exit from Hong Kong, and an app that lends you friends who can pay your bills for you...

 2020-07-08 09:19 

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GoGoVan rebrands as it consolidates logistics services...

Now called GoGoX, the Hong Kong unicorn aims to further develop its business in Asia....

 2020-07-08 08:46 

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BeliMobilGue founder raises $2.5m to build a multi-vertical auto marketplace...

Two-month-old TiinTiin wants to offer not only used cars but also motorcycles and more this year....

 2020-07-08 06:42 

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Singapore's Transcelestial banks nearly $10m in series A round...

The startup, which aims to enable super fast internet connectivity, is now looking to bring its tech worldwide....

 2020-07-08 05:44 

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As Oyo Indonesia furloughed 400 staff, some workers and hotels pushed back...

Oyo has also changed its revenue model with hotel partners and implemented new hygiene measures to boost demand....

 2020-07-08 04:19 

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Former DBS exec's fintech startup bags $8.3m in seed funding...

Neal Cross' PictureWealth looks to acquire more businesses as well as expand in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong....

 2020-07-08 04:00 

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A startup's eye-popping claims...

Indonesia's GudangAda says it has hit US$1 billion in GMV in just 12 months. We couldn't help but probe deeper....

 2020-07-08 02:00 

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Accounting app BukuWarung bags pre-series A funding in Quona-led round...

The Indonesian startup looks to bolster its tech team and launch new solutions such as payments and microlending....

 2020-07-07 09:47 

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HR startups solving troubles in the new abnormal...

Startups are tackling work-from-home problems, Facebook is testing TikTok-style features in India, this e-tailer received US$58 million in funding....

 2020-07-07 09:10 

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Lessons from the fall of luxury e-tailer Leflair...

The startup's CEO says he's taking full responsibility after being summoned by the Vietnam police and shares what he has learned so far....

 2020-07-07 08:56 

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This startup makes software testing easy even for non-programmers...

Singapore's UIlicious, which automates UI testing, said it has hit profitability two years after bringing its tech to market....

 2020-07-07 07:25 

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These are the most active investors in Singapore's startups...

Which investors are writing the most cheques to Singapore-based startups?...

 2020-07-07 05:50 

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TikTok to exit Hong Kong, report says...

The move comes after tech giants such as Google and Facebook have suspended processing government requests for user data in the region....

 2020-07-07 03:10 

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Sequoia secures $1.4b for two new funds in India, Southeast Asia...

Sequoia believes a new bull cycle for tech startups could be on its way as Covid-19 drives change in startups' trajectories....

 2020-07-06 10:57 

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Former Grab execs' AI startup nets $7m in series A money...

The round was co-led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Falcon Edge Capital....

 2020-07-06 09:40 

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Can this fintech startup stay profitable?...

This payments platform became profitable in 2019, Grab was fined for showing favoritism, and a startup wants people to sing from anywhere....

 2020-07-06 09:37 

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Pakistani bus app Airlift raises $10m, launches grocery delivery service...

With local transportation halted due to the pandemic, Airlift is looking at new ways to serve its users....

 2020-07-06 07:35 

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Mobile-first HR tech platform Qualee banks $1m in seed funding...

Singapore-based Qualee looks to add new features such as identity verification and sentiment analysis....

 2020-07-06 07:06 

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The Weekly Snapshot: News from Luckin Coffee, Grab, Pinduoduo, and more...

Here's what you missed from last week's headlines....

 2020-07-06 05:30 

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As remote work rises, HR tech firms spot an opening...

Effective communication and tracking productivity are among employers' top concerns....

 2020-07-06 05:23 

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Indonesia's Social Bella bags $58m in series E money...

The funding came from existing investors Temasek, Pavilion Capital, and Jungle Ventures....

 2020-07-06 04:49 

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AMTD Digital to acquire payments platform Fomo Pay...

This follows AMTD's recent strategic acquisition deals with CapBridge and PolicyPal....

 2020-07-06 04:33 

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The instant rise and fall of Luckin Coffee...

Luckin Coffee's fortunes have changed in a flash. Here's a timeline of what happened....

 2020-07-06 01:10 

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So what if livestreaming ecommerce is hot?...

If livestreaming ecommerce is going to be huge, what demands or innovations will it trigger under this new normal?...

 2020-07-06 00:00 

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Payfazz closes US$53 million in series B round...

The platform currently has a network of more than 250,000 active agents, with 10 million Indonesians make transactions via its agents every month....

 2020-07-05 20:30 

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50 rising startups in Southeast Asia...

Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing?...

 2020-07-04 09:30 

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A startup in Asia got $750m in funding this week...

The latest startup deals in Asia: A company raised US$750 million from Sequoia Capital, Visionfund and more....

 2020-07-03 13:19 

Tech in Asia

Grab, partner face $3m fine in Indonesia for unfair driver treatment...

KPPU said Grab has been prioritizing bookings for drivers affiliated with its partner TPI....

 2020-07-03 11:01 

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A closer look at a startup's US$1b claim...

A fledgling startup claims it has processed US$1 billion in transactions, TikTok takes a hit from India ban, and a robot can save you from doing simple tasks...

 2020-07-03 04:49 

Tech in Asia

A step-by-step guide to crafting the perfect fundraising pitch deck...

Pointers on crafting an engaging pitch deck, based on Sequoia Capital's framework....

 2020-07-03 04:46 

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Intel is Jio Platforms' newest investor with $253m injection...

To date, the digital services firm has raised around US$15.5 billion in less than three months....

 2020-07-03 04:15 

Tech in Asia

Popsical bags $5m to bring a 'Spotify for karaoke' to Southeast Asia...

The series A round was led by Quest Ventures, with participation from Seeds Capital, Mediacorp, and other early investors....

 2020-07-03 03:25 

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Startup survival beyond Covid-19: What SEA founders are doing...

Think of the next 18 months or so as the new abnormal, a time to shed old habits while building healthy new ones....

 2020-07-02 13:09 

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Vietnamese police summons Leflair CEO...

Loic Gautier says he's "not downplaying responsibility" and will face the accusations....

 2020-07-02 09:30 

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The ugly duckling of shared economies...

The once-ugly duckling of shared economies isn't so ugly anymore, Luckin pleads guilty to fraud, and a startup monitors conditions to keep construction workers safe....

 2020-07-02 03:26 

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Pinduoduo names new CEO in management reshuffle...

Former chief exec Zheng Huang will remain as chairman of the board....

 2020-07-02 02:54 

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Luckin Coffee confirms $300m in fabricated revenue...

It has terminated former top execs Jenny Qian and Jian Liu from the board, as well as some 12 employees involved in the fraud....

 2020-07-02 02:05 

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Examining GudangAda's unprecedented numbers...

US$1 billion in annual GMV in less than two years, almost all of Indonesia's FMCG wholesalers on its platform - Tech in Asia examines the extraordinary claims made by the startup....

 2020-07-01 11:17 

Tech in Asia

Robotics startup Botsync raises seed funding to automate supply chains...

Botsync plans to validate its product via two major pilots this year, ahead of its planned full commercialization in 2021....

 2020-07-01 09:44 

Tech in Asia

Wavemaker backs industrial tech startup Ackcio in pre-series A round...

The Singapore-based firm has an ambitious plan of penetrating all continents by the end of 2020....

 2020-07-01 08:30 

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Entrepreneurship runs deep in the Chearavanont family...

Thailand's family of billionaires, Grab's CTO stepped down, and a startup is making payment for school fees go contactless in Indonesia....

 2020-07-01 07:26 

Tech in Asia

These are the most active investors in Indonesia's startups...

Which investors are writing the most cheques to Indonesia-based startups?...

 2020-07-01 06:02 

Tech in Asia

Shared powerbanks: A billion-dollar opportunity or fool's gold?...

Shared powerbanks, previously derided as a failed startup idea, is seeing a resurgence in China. Tech in Asia examines whether this concept will take off in Southeast Asia....

 2020-07-01 06:00 

Tech in Asia

Marketing is more essential during a downturn than you might think...

Businesses that strengthen their share of voice now will come out on top when the economy recovers....

 2020-07-01 05:00 

Tech in Asia

Deep Dive: The online food delivery industry's problem with profitability...

For the online food delivery industry, achieving profitability isn't as straightforward as you might think....

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