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 2021-01-19 06:23 

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WhatsApp's Indian rival Hike shuts down its messaging app...

Hike was founded in 2012 by Kavin Bharti Mittal, the son of telecom giant Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal....

 2021-01-19 06:15 

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Japanese fusion reactor equipment startup bags $1m from Coral Capital, others...

Kyoto Fusioneering looks to bolster its research and development efforts and recruit additional overseas sales and engineering talent....

 2021-01-19 06:00 

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Evolving into One...

In this episode of Unlocked: Chatri Sityodtong, learn about the pivotal moment when the One Championship CEO left Wall Street to pursue his passion in martial arts....

 2021-01-19 04:03 

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Sequoia-backed Chinese edtech startup bags $100m in Tencent-led round...

With the new funds, the firm will launch new products focusing on formative education....

 2021-01-19 03:05 

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10 tech and startup companies hiring actively in Asia this week...

These 10 hiring companies prove that there are plenty of opportunities out there for jobseekers with the right skills and experiences....

 2021-01-19 02:00 

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Letter to reader: The dark side of 'buy now, pay later'...

Some readers raised a concern about the hot new trend....

 2021-01-19 00:30 

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'Edfintech' in Indonesia: the billion-dollar opportunity...

Edfintech in Indonesia is young, dynamic and transformative, but the industry may still end up embracing traditional banks....

 2021-01-19 00:30 

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Salesforce's venture arm leads $15m round for Indian HR tech firm Darwinbox...

The company plans to use the fresh funding to bankroll its Southeast Asian expansion plans, among others....

 2021-01-18 19:00 

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Tinder co-founder leads $2.1m round for Singaporean fintech Volopay...

The company will use the new funds for hiring, product development, international expansion, and strategic partnerships....

 2021-01-18 13:02 

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Sources: Kuaishou to open books for $5b IPO in Hong Kong next week...

The Tencent-backed video-sharing mobile app filed its preliminary prospectus for the IPO in November 2020....

 2021-01-18 12:41 

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GGV co-leads $23m series B round of Chinese cross-border ecommerce startup...

The new funds will go toward Dianxiaomi's product development, market expansion, and talent hiring, according to a company statement....

 2021-01-18 11:52 

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Indian edtech firm Udayy raises $2.5m in seed round...

It will use the capital for curriculum development, product suite expansion, and hiring across different teams....

 2021-01-18 11:00 

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Turbulence ahead: AirAsia X's founding CEO on how the carrier pulled through crises...

The 2008 global financial crisis was just the first of many challenges that the carrier had to endure....

 2021-01-18 10:31 

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A $3B ecommerce giant lands in Southeast Asia...

Why one of the largest ecommerce platforms in Taiwan is expanding into Southeast Asia and India's first unicorn for 2021...

 2021-01-18 09:59 

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UK startup builder Nova to launch second cohort for Southeast Asian startups...

The "strongest applications" will each receive a 300,000 pound (US$407,000) investment and will work with Nova's support to build and grow their startups....

 2021-01-18 09:34 

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Vietnamese livestreaming firm GoStream banks $1m from VinaCapital Ventures...

Funds raised from the financing round will be used to expand the company's business....

 2021-01-18 08:16 

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Grab mulls potential $2b US listing this year, sources say...

The IPO would come after merger talks with its Indonesian archrival Gojek were dropped, the report noted....

 2021-01-18 06:13 

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Indian healthtech startup MFine lands $16m in Heritas Capital-led round...

Funds raised from the round will be used for tripling its investments in artificial intelligence, mobile engineering, and device integration....

 2021-01-18 05:55 

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WhatsApp delays privacy policy update over data security concerns...

WhatsApp said it would delay the launch of the new policy from some time next month to May 2021....

 2021-01-18 05:49 

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India's Prime Minister launches $136m seed fund for startups...

Currently, there're over 30 startups valued at over US$1 billion in the country, including the 11 new unicorns from last year....

 2021-01-18 03:29 

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Deliveroo bags $180m at over $7b valuation...

The series H round was led by Durable Capital Partners and Fidelity Management and Research Company....

 2021-01-18 00:54 

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Sea Group commissioner: Why now is the time for local unicorns to IPO...

A public listing may be a lot of work, but it could open up a fountain of capital....

 2021-01-17 09:30 

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Going all in on 'buy now, pay later' in Singapore...

Our top articles of the week look at the many 'buy now, pay later' players in Singapore, Singtel's move into the gaming industry, and RedMart's growth since the Lazada buyout...

 2021-01-16 09:30 

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Is 2021 the year for Philippine startups?...

These companies raised the most this week: Horizon Robotics, Grab Financial Group, Mynt, and more....

 2021-01-15 16:26 

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The who's who of edtech in India...

We dive into the key players in India's edtech scene and look at what fresh funding will do for this autonomous vehicle startup....

 2021-01-15 12:40 

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Indian insurtech startup Digit achieves unicorn status after $18.5m raise...

Digit aims to simplify insurance by using cloud-based technology like smartphone-enabled self-inspection and audio claims....

 2021-01-15 12:31 

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Tencent-backed VSPN acquires Chinese esports production firm...

Banana Gaming & Media is founded by Wang Sicong, the son of Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin who is the founder of real estate developer Dalian Wanda Group....

 2021-01-15 09:31 

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Chinese state-backed group calls for regulation of tech giants' algorithmic 'bullying'...

The move could suggest that the government is planning to release draft rules to regulate AI and algorithms....

 2021-01-15 09:22 

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UBS Group may pour $400m into Ant Group-backed Paytm, sources say...

A deal could be finalized as early as this month, though talks could still fall apart....

 2021-01-15 09:12 

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Singapore's GIC backs ThoughtWorks' $720m round...

ThoughtWorks plans to use the fresh capital to repurchase equity from existing investors....

 2021-01-15 07:25 

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Meet the 20 top-funded fintech companies in Southeast Asia...

These companies are most likely to redefine the status quo in Asia's financial system....

 2021-01-15 07:00 

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Tencent Music's business model could offer clues on Spotify's ambitions...

There is a wide gap between Spotify and Tencent Music's businesses, but the Chinese firm's model could present a new chapter for the Swedish music app....

 2021-01-15 06:45 

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Deep Dive: How CoAssets lost its investors millions of dollars...

Hundreds have filed police reports against the business and its former CEO....

 2021-01-15 06:28 

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Singapore-based edtech firm Geniebook expands into Vietnam...

The company said it recorded an annual recurring revenue of US$10 million in 2020....

 2021-01-15 06:22 

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US bans Americans from investing in Xiaomi, other Chinese tech firms...

The move comes after the US shelved plans to blacklist Chinese tech titan Alibaba, WeChat owner Tencent, and search engine Baidu....

 2021-01-15 04:08 

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WhatsApp faces legal challenge in India over data-sharing rules...

On January 4, the US-based WhatsApp said it reserves the right to share information about its users with its parent company....

 2021-01-15 04:03 

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Why Shopee's Taiwanese archrival is plotting a Southeast Asia expansion...

Momo, the largest ecommerce platform in Taiwan, is expanding its footprint in SEA. The company hopes to use its home shopping network in Thailand as a launchpad....

 2021-01-15 02:00 

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What startups need to keep in mind when scaling for growth...

The technical leads of Carro, HappyFresh, and Fave share their insights on how startups can scale successfully....

 2021-01-14 23:30 

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LetsVenture launches $100m debt fund offering for Indian startups...

N+1 Capital follows an alternative method of raising capital that lets investors get a share of the monthly gross revenue of businesses they invest in....

 2021-01-14 11:11 

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Bukalapak partners with Standard Chartered to offer financial services...

Through the partnership, the companies will offer an array of financial services through Bukalapak's ecosystem....

 2021-01-14 10:29 

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Tokopedia taps US-based New Relic for IT observability services...

New Relic will help Tokopedia identify and solve technical issues, gain deeper insights into business metrics, and better manage its tech stack....

 2021-01-14 10:29 

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Google clamps down on personal loan apps in its Indian app store amid concerns...

The move comes after the internet titan received reports from users as well as government agencies....

 2021-01-14 09:55 

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Buy now, pay later, shop whenever...

The emergence of the "buy now, pay later" trend and Byju's continued expansion...

 2021-01-14 09:45 

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Chinese self-driving tech startup bags a total of $310m in series B round...

WeRide will continue to develop its smart mobility technology, commercialize its mini robobus product, as well as expand its services to more cities this year....

 2021-01-14 09:25 

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Lightspeed selects 17 startups from SEA, India for its winter 2021 cohort...

The cohort includes business-to-customer and business-to-business startups across sectors such as fintech, agritech, gaming, and healthtech....

 2021-01-14 04:41 

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Trump administration scraps plans to ban Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu: sources...

However, it seeks to add around 10 other Chinese companies to its blacklist this week....

 2021-01-14 04:00 

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Tackling subjectivity in hiring with AI and machine learning...

Hiring is a very human process - but that's exactly where its flaws lie....

 2021-01-14 03:22 

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Singaporean plant-based ice cream startup raises $754k in seed round...

The company will use the funds to develop new distribution channels....

 2021-01-14 00:00 

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SoftBank Ventures Asia leads $22m round in Japanese sneaker marketplace Soda...

It plans to use the new funding to accelerate its global business expansion, among others....

 2021-01-13 11:33 

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Vietnamese ride-hailer Be's parent group launches digital banking services...

Called Cake, the e-banking solution will be part of the ride-hailing app's interface....

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