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 2020-05-13 10:37 

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Sequoia-backed Chinese delivery platform Dada Nexus files for IPO in the US...

It's expected that the listing could raise up to US$500 million....

 2020-05-13 10:30 

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Agtech startup Intello Labs raises $5.9m in series A round...

The India-based startup looks to drive its growth in international markets, specifically in the US and across Asia Pacific....

 2020-05-13 06:00 

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Singapore e-tailer Iuiga bags $7m to double down on Indonesia...

The company expects to double the headcount in its Indonesia office in the next six months....

 2020-05-13 06:00 

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This startup is revolutionizing proptech with security and operation automation...

Its solution, which has already seen success in the US and China, will soon be available in Japan, Singapore, and Australia....

 2020-05-13 05:25 

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Covid-19 casts a spotlight on startups in intellectual property businesses...

Games like Animal Crossing and Beat Saber are just a few IP-based businesses that are reaping the benefits of stay-at-home guidelines....

 2020-05-13 04:16 

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Credit management startup AsiaCollect bags $6m, rebrands as Flow...

It looks to enter new markets and raise series B money for debt portfolio purchasing....

 2020-05-13 03:02 

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How the Zalora Mafia got dressed for success in Southeast Asia's startup scene...

The fashion e-tailer that Rocket Internet built has become a launchpad for founders and other up-and-comers in the region's tech ecosystem....

 2020-05-13 02:53 

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Luckin Coffee fires CEO, COO amid fraud investigation...

The company had earlier placed other employees involved in the case on suspension or leave....

 2020-05-13 02:00 

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CXA Group raises funds from Humanica, HSBC...

Humanica's platform will also be integrated with CXA's in Thailand as part of a partnership....

 2020-05-12 20:30 

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50 rising startups in India...

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

 2020-05-12 12:13 

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Tencent Music expects better second quarter, ramps up audio content...

The company said it has made "significant progress" in expanding its long-form audio content offering....

 2020-05-12 09:56 

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Kopi Kenangan nets $109m in Sequoia-led series B round...

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin will also be joining Kopi Kenangan's board of directors....

 2020-05-12 08:52 

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Indonesian furniture marketplace Dekoruma closes pre-series C round...

It plans to further invest in Soma, its proprietary interior design and project management application....

 2020-05-12 07:57 

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Thai digital payments startup Digio banks $4m in series B funding...

The company plans to use the new funds to accelerate product and services development....

 2020-05-12 07:10 

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Revolut names new execs to lead its Singapore operations...

It has roped in former executives at Singlife, Credit Suisse, and GoBear....

 2020-05-12 04:34 

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Razer to set up vending machines for masks in Singapore...

Singaporeans will be able to access the machines with minimal contact through Razer Pay....

 2020-05-12 04:12 

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Xiaomi and Oppo are betting big on their global fintech ambitions...

Chinese firms are looking to replicate the fintech boom at home in countries like India. The move could serve as a testbed for the rest of the world....

 2020-05-12 03:46 

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IDN Media acquires film company Demi Istri...

It has also launched its own tech-based film unit called IDN Pictures....

 2020-05-12 03:21 

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Gojek ventures into online investments with Pluang tie-up...

GoInvestasi allows users to start gold savings accounts with as little as 0.01 grams....

 2020-05-12 03:10 

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TIA Lite: A more affordable subscription plan...

TIA Lite costs just $4.92 a month or $0.17 a day, certainly more affordable than the bubble tea or donburi you're having delivered to your house every day....

 2020-05-12 02:00 

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As one startup dies, many take its place...

We covered Stoqo's sudden demise, and then we featured a new wave of promising startups....

 2020-05-12 02:00 

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SME lending platform Validus banks over $14m in ongoing series B+ round...

Part of the new capital will be used to fund an upcoming venture in Thailand slated for Q4 2020....

 2020-05-11 22:00 

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Australian startup bags $21.4m in series A money to digitize home lending...

Verteva wants to disrupt the "badly outdated" home loan industry....

 2020-05-11 11:41 

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Vietnam-based job recruitment firm JobHopin closes series A round...

The startup is now optimized for profitability in Vietnam early next year, an angel investor said....

 2020-05-11 10:34 

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Vietnamese fitness startup WeFit files for bankruptcy...

The company said its working capital is depleted amid the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2020-05-11 09:13 

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Supply chain startup Klikdaily closes series A round led by Global Founders...

The startup will use the new funds to generate more data-driven insights and open more distribution centers....

 2020-05-11 07:47 

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Australian proptech firm Archistar scores $3.9m in series A money...

Archistar plans to use the new funds to fuel its expansion into the UK and the US....

 2020-05-11 07:05 

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Social media startup M17 raises $26.5m to fuel global expansion...

It plans to use the new funds to support its growth strategy in Japan and expansion into the US and other new key markets....

 2020-05-11 06:38 

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Carousell names former Redmart exec as senior vice president of growth...

Penny Cox will be responsible for Carousell's overall growth and marketing strategy across the region....

 2020-05-11 06:30 

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Deep Dive: An industry working to ensure Singapore doesn't go hungry...

Agritech startups are ramping up production to fill the food supply chain gap left in the wake of Covid-19. But that task is easier said than done....

 2020-05-11 04:05 

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15 podcasts about startups and entrepreneurship in Asia you need to follow...

Podcasts are a great way to learn from the successes and failures of others....

 2020-05-11 03:42 

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Singapore quantum computing startup Entropica Labs bags $1.8m in seed funding...

Entropica Labs develops software tools, methods, and models to help bring quantum computing into the mainstream....

 2020-05-11 03:27 

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How ASEAN's digital economy can stay strong even as Covid-19 wreaks havoc...

"Tech investors with any kind of liquidity should make more bets on local startups in 2020, not fewer."...

 2020-05-11 03:00 

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How this startup is transforming healthcare amidst a crisis...

Kent Ridge Health aims to make healthcare cheaper and more accessible for everyone....

 2020-05-11 02:30 

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Singapore's Hummingbird Bioscience nets $25m in extended series B round...

SK Holdings led the round, which saw participation from Heritas Capital and Seeds Capital....

 2020-05-11 01:00 

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How Ninja Van is powering cross-border ecommerce beyond deliveries...

With US$279 million in new funding, Ninja Van will be expanding its logistics offering to millions of microentrepreneurs and small businesses in the region, CEO Chang Wen Lai says....

 2020-05-08 08:02 

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MDI Ventures names former AC Ventures partner as CEO...

Donald Wihardja will focus on helping the firm become a multistage VC fund in the region, MDI Ventures said....

 2020-05-08 07:25 

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Meet the 50 top-funded startups and tech companies in Japan...

Here are the companies in Japan that are attracting tons of investors and have the resources to spend on software, talent, and expansion....

 2020-05-08 06:39 

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WeChat vs. Alipay: The heated battle between China's super apps...

Leading the market is WeChat, a social platform owned by Chinese gaming giant Tencent, while Alibaba's mobile payment app Alipay is a close contender....

 2020-05-08 04:46 

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India's Jio Platforms to bank $1.5b from US-based Vista Equity...

It follows Silver Lake's US$747 million commitment and Facebook's US$5.7 billion investment....

 2020-05-07 08:58 

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Didi says core business profitable as China recovers from Covid-19...

Didi president Jean Liu revealed that the company's ride volumes had gone back to about 60% to 70% of its numbers before the pandemic....

 2020-05-07 06:39 

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Indonesian hospitality startup Airy to permanently shut down amid pandemic...

It will no longer be able to provide services to all its partners by the end of the month....

 2020-05-07 04:00 

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PriyoShop wins Tech in Asia's Pitch Night...

The event was held virtually this April....

 2020-05-06 06:00 

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The real reasons behind Stoqo's sudden demise...

While Covid-19 played a part in the Indonesian startup's shutdown, a stalled fundraise, ill-advised moves, and other issues were also at work....

 2020-05-06 05:22 

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Visa backs Singapore fintech startup Nium in new funding round...

A significant portion of the new funds will go towards product development and acquisitions, Nium said....

 2020-05-06 05:07 

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How fundraising changes in a crisis and what you should keep in mind...

"As liquidity from an unprecedented decade of economic growth dries up, cash is once again king."...

 2020-05-06 04:47 

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Uber to let go of up to 700 employees in India, sources say...

The report comes days after the company pulled its food delivery business, Uber Eats, out of eight countries....

 2020-05-06 04:13 

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Xiaomi launches ecommerce service in India amid lockdown...

It's "Xiaomi's first step towards a longer-term omnichannel strategy."...

 2020-05-06 02:23 

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TikTok capturing users' hearts, but not the marketers' bucks?...

TikTok's rise has been compared to Facebook's, but many say it has a long way to go before it gets similar traction as a marketing platform....

 2020-05-05 11:19 

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Mobile POS startup Cashlez goes public in Indonesia as it eyes expansion...

It's the first digital payment startup in Indonesia to be publicly listed....

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