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 2021-07-21 10:45 

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Indian vegan lifestyle brand Zouk raises $1.5m in Stellaris-led round...

Using the fresh funds, Zouk plans to bring its cruelty-free products to Canada, Europe, the US, and the Middle East....

 2021-07-21 09:30 

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How Zomato's IPO presentation deck delivered...

We take a look at the presentation deck Zomato used for its US$1.3 billion IPO and at an agritech startup that raised funding....

 2021-07-21 08:24 

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AC Ventures leads pre-series A round of Indonesian SaaS firm Majoo...

The fresh funds - the amount of which has yet to be disclosed - will go into the company's market acquisition and product development efforts....

 2021-07-21 07:15 

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GrabPay adds Adyen to PayLater options amid BNPL boom...

Businesses in Singapore and Malaysia will be the first to offer deferred payments through Adyen....

 2021-07-21 05:00 

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The key actors in Southeast Asia's soaring healthtech space...

Despite having challenges galore, Southeast Asia's healthtech space is healthy and flush with funding. It's also becoming highly competitive....

 2021-07-21 04:28 

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Report: Indonesia's Bukalapak raises $1.5b in country's largest IPO...

Two sources told Reuters that the order books for Bukalapak's IPO were multiple times covered....

 2021-07-21 02:42 

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Alpha JWC Ventures leads autonomous vehicle startup's $8m round...

Venti Technologies powers various logistics vehicles such as tug trailers and prime movers that can move shipping containers....

 2021-07-21 02:30 

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Korean food delivery major Woowa Brothers joins Shiok Meats bridge round...

Shiok Meats will use the fresh funds to build a production unit in Singapore by 2023....

 2021-07-21 02:29 

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Employment Hero banks over $100m to expand in SEA, Western Europe...

Employment Hero's expansion plans kicked off in October 2020, with the launch of its platform's localized versions in Malaysia and Singapore, among others....

 2021-07-21 02:29 

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Employment Hero banks over $100m to expand in SEA, Western Europe...

Employment Hero's expansion plans kicked off in October 2020, with the launch of its platform's localized versions in Malaysia and Singapore, among others....

 2021-07-21 02:00 

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

Which investors are writing the most checks to Japan-based startups?...

 2021-07-20 13:46 

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Sequoia's Surge leads $5m round of people management firm Mesh...

Mesh aims to make it easy for employees to manage goals and get timely feedback from their employers....

 2021-07-20 11:38 

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Lightspeed, Elevation co-lead Indian B2B agritech startup's $13m round...

Vegrow will use the fresh funds to expand to 100 cities in India, invest in technology, and launch new products....

 2021-07-20 10:31 

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SoftBank invests in India's food delivery space with Swiggy's $1.25b round...

Swiggy said the fresh capital will be used to develop its core food delivery business and build new food and non-food verticals....

 2021-07-20 10:30 

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Singapore healthtech startup rakes in $75m in series C money...

HealthifyMe will use the funds to expand its operations in Southeast Asia and India, and make inroads into North America....

 2021-07-20 09:30 

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D2C brands in Indonesia are catching the eye of VCs...

The rise of direct-to-consumer brands in Indonesia, and GoTo takes up arms in the fight against oxygen shortage...

 2021-07-20 09:12 

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YouTube acquires Indian social commerce startup Simsim...

YouTube said the Simsim app will continue to operate independently for now....

 2021-07-20 07:34 

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Report: Chinese self-driving platform WeRide acquires autonomous trucking firm...

The acquisition will also bring over 50 engineers from MoonX.ai to WeRide, reported Pandaily....

 2021-07-20 06:55 

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8 takeaways from Zomato's investor deck for its $1.3b IPO...

Zomato is the first unicorn startup in India to launch an initial public offering....

 2021-07-20 05:50 

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SoftBank co-leads $200m round of Australian workforce upskilling platform...

Go1 is eyeing opportunities to expand in the US and Europe via its partnerships with Microsoft Teams, Workday, SAP, and others....

 2021-07-20 03:05 

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20 fresh tech and startup jobs in Asia this week...

We've rounded up this week's top 20 job opportunities in the tech and startup scene....

 2021-07-20 03:00 

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Indian payment platform for NGOs raised almost $400k with this deck...

DanaMojo is a payments solution platform for non-governmental organizations that helps them with their fundraising woes....

 2021-07-20 02:30 

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A crypto scheme that's too good to be true?...

We reported on an Indonesian crypto scheme that promises almost 3x returns within a year....

 2021-07-20 02:00 

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

Which investors are writing the most checks to India-based startups?...

 2021-07-20 01:00 

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Taiwanese content creation platform nets $16m in Dattoz-led series B funding...

Kdan's strongest product is its e-signature platform. Demand for such products reportedly rose more than 500% during the pandemic....

 2021-07-19 13:17 

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Report: Tencent to acquire UK videogame developer Sumo for $1.27b...

The acquisition will add Sumo's racing and snooker games to Tencent's growing library of titles....

 2021-07-19 11:28 

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Shein makes a quiet comeback in India through Amazon...

Shein will be launched as a seller on Amazon during the ecommerce major's "Prime Day" sale in India, slated to be between July 26 and July 27....

 2021-07-19 10:13 

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Blackstone buys majority stake in India's Simplilearn for $250m...

The private equity firm expects this to be the first of many such investments in Asia going forward....

 2021-07-19 09:30 

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The state of space tech in Southeast Asia...

Why space tech is prepared to take off in Southeast Asia, and a Singapore-based cleantech startup wants to slash energy consumption...

 2021-07-19 07:41 

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Indian fintech firm Razorpay acquires lending startup Tera Finlabs...

Fiancial details of the deal were not disclosed....

 2021-07-19 07:28 

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Singapore's Paragon Capital Management rolls out VC fund for early-stage startups...

The fund is a part of the VC firm's larger strategy to broaden its product offerings....

 2021-07-19 07:15 

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Report: SoftBank-backed Lenskart hits $2.5b valuation after $220m raise...

Temasek and Falcon Edge Capital led the most recent round of funding....

 2021-07-19 06:20 

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Indonesian social commerce website builder hauls in $3.2m from Xiaomi backer 5Y...

According to Desty, it already has hundreds of thousands of users on its platform in Indonesia....

 2021-07-19 06:02 

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SIG leads $10.2m series A round of Indian agritech startup Otipy...

Otipy handles about 7,000 to 8,000 daily orders, works with over 10,000 farmers, and has onboarded more than 5,000 resellers....

 2021-07-19 06:00 

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Behind the scenes of StashAway's notable growth...

StashAway is now a familiar name in Singapore's robo-advisory space, but its early days were challenging....

 2021-07-19 05:38 

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GoTo Group-led consortium launches oxygen supply facility in Indonesia...

The facility, located in Pulogadung in East Jakarta, will provide oxygen supply from Samator Group's oxygen production plant for Covid-19 patients....

 2021-07-19 05:00 

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In Indonesia, a golden age of VC-backed consumer brands may be imminent...

While venture capitalists are showing increasing appetite for consumer brands, many owners may still be reluctant to go the VC route....

 2021-07-19 04:43 

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Report: ByteDance gaming chief says time to take on likes of Nintendo globally...

Gaming chief Yan Shou said ByteDance's gaming arm, Nuverse, makes 80% of its total revenue outside of China, reported the South China Morning Post....

 2021-07-19 04:00 

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This startup is bringing digitalization to one of the largest industries in the world...

Construction management platform Hubble wants to revolutionize the trillion-dollar industry....

 2021-07-19 03:38 

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Filipino TV network eyes tech startup investments via new holding firm...

GMA Network dominated Philippine free TV after its archrival's franchise renewal was blocked. It now wants to stay on top by building a conglomerate....

 2021-07-19 02:00 

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

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

 2021-07-19 01:00 

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Vietnamese food-sourcing platform Kamereo raises $4.6m in series A round...

Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Kamereo allows restaurants to source supplies directly from farmers using its platform....

 2021-07-17 09:30 

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Damn, that's a lot of funding...

Flipkart, Yanolja, GoGoX, and more startups raised money this week. A lot of it....

 2021-07-17 09:30 

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How to sell yourself to investors when you're not a 'super app'...

Our top stories this week delve into Bukalapak's investor deck, an Indonesian crypto scheme, and Nas Academy's fundraise....

 2021-07-17 06:05 

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Reliance Retail acquires controlling stake in Indian search firm for $469m...

Reliance Retail will acquire 41% stake in Just Dial and make an open offer to acquire up to 26% additional stake....

 2021-07-17 02:00 

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

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

 2021-07-16 14:14 

Tech in Asia

Xiaomi beats Apple to grab second spot in global smartphone market, study finds...

"Xiaomi's new goal is to displace Samsung to become the world's largest vendor," research firm Canalys said....

 2021-07-16 13:31 

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Singapore edtech startup wins Carousell co-founder as investor in $1.5m seed round...

Skills Union will use the funds to jumpstart plans to scale up its programs....

 2021-07-16 10:56 

Tech in Asia

SGX-listed engineering firm acquires Singapore wellness platform...

GainHealth offers products that have been reviewed by clinicians for use as over-the-counter and prescription medication....

 2021-07-16 09:30 

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Southeast Asia's busiest VCs...

The investors making the most deals in Southeast Asia and the India-based news app that raised US$60 million...

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