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 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 

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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...

 2021-07-16 09:14 

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Ant Group-backed Indian fintech major Paytm to raise $2.2b from IPO...

It may seek a valuation between US$24 billion and US$30 billion....

 2021-07-16 08:12 

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Fintech startup based in Singapore and Hong Kong gets $700k in seed funding...

Zetl said it now aims to expand further in the Asia-Pacific region after growing 300% following its launch in Hong Kong and Singapore last year....

 2021-07-16 08:00 

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Paving the way for Singapore's Smart Nation vision...

Singapore's Government Technology Agency is zooming in on tech investment, industry collaboration, and talent acquisition....

 2021-07-16 07:52 

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Indian logistics startup Delhivery bags $100m from FedEx Express...

Delhivery, which is aiming to go public by March next year, will form a strategic partnership with FedEx Express in India....

 2021-07-16 06:46 

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The great exit plan: Building your startup toward an acquisition...

Here's the key question: Does a potential acquisition align with the vision you have for your company?...

 2021-07-16 06:45 

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

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

 2021-07-16 06:33 

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WhatsApp banned 2 million accounts in India, disclosure under new IT rules shows...

According to WhatsApp, more than 95% of the accounts that were banned had engaged in "bulk messaging."...

 2021-07-16 06:17 

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Report: Ant Group to sell stake worth $800m in IPO-bound Paytm...

Some of the other investors in the firm may also sell smaller portions of their stake, reported Economic Times citing sources....

 2021-07-16 06:07 

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Oyo secures $660m debt financing from global institutional investors...

The latest round comes at a time when the hospitality sector in India is yet to fully recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-07-16 05:34 

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Report: Tencent-backed Chinese ecommerce firm halts US listing plans...

Xiaohongshu is in talks with advisers on alternatives to go public, including a Hong Kong listing, Bloomberg reported....

 2021-07-16 05:00 

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How Southeast Asia's spacetech industry can truly take off...

Investing in the sector is costly but potentially lucrative, while not doing so could be dangerous....

 2021-07-16 04:27 

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Australian fintech firm Finder hires ex-GoBear exec as chief growth officer for SEA...

Prior to working at GoBear, Jinnee Lim was part of financial services company UBS....

 2021-07-16 03:30 

Tech in Asia

500 Startups-backed cleantech firm to raise $15m in series A money...

Seppure focuses on vegetable oil extraction from edible oilseeds by reducing energy consumption in the process of chemical separation....

 2021-07-16 03:30 

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

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

 2021-07-15 13:20 

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Oyo founder's family office joins $5m round of Singapore foodtech startup...

Easy Eat AI says its technology has increased restaurants' revenue by 30% and reduced their operational costs by 15%....

 2021-07-15 13:17 

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Indian digital media startup nets $60m in new funding round...

Inshorts has raised a total of US$140 million from investors in the last year so far....

 2021-07-15 10:10 

Tech in Asia

Indian salestech startup nets $5m in round led by Sequoia's Surge, Nexus Ventures...

OneCode intends to use the fresh funds to achieve its goal of helping 50 million sales agents across India transition to using digital tools....

 2021-07-15 09:40 

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Report: Funding for SEA startups is expected to exceed $14b in 2023...

According to Golden Gate Ventures' report, the sectors that will attract funding in the next 10 years are social commerce, medical technology, and B2B SaaS....

 2021-07-15 09:30 

Tech in Asia

AI-enabled erotica. Yes, really....

An AI that helps you write smut and a new fund based in the Philippines aimed at early-stage startups...

 2021-07-15 09:26 

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Profitable travel giant Yanolja banks $1.7b from SoftBank's Vision Fund 2...

The company said it achieved net growth and made gains in operating profit last year despite the pandemic....

 2021-07-15 08:41 

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Singapore B2B social commerce firm raises $12m in series A round...

Besides improving its fintech services, Tinvio will also invest in onboarding more suppliers as part of its efforts to scale the platform....

 2021-07-15 07:00 

Tech in Asia

Why the global quest to clone Pinduoduo won't end well...

The Checkout is Tech in Asia's free newsletter that breaks down the biggest stories and trends in ecommerce....

 2021-07-15 06:00 

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This edtech company is changing remote learning for Indonesian students...

Beyond providing video-based learning tools, Quipper works with industry players to address the country's pain points and make education more accessible....

 2021-07-15 04:48 

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Report: Fintech platform Railsbank rakes in $70m in latest round...

Railsbank will use the fresh funds to expand the reach of its products in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific....

 2021-07-15 04:29 

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Report: Alibaba, Tencent mull easing blocks on each others' services...

According to WSJ, Alibaba could allow shoppers on its marketplace to use Tencent's WeChat Pay, among other moves....

 2021-07-15 03:15 

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Singapore SME lender banks $1m in angel funding...

CrediLinq aims to expand across the Asia-Pacific region, targeting Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zealand....

 2021-07-15 03:00 

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Sequoia-backed Ethos used this deck to bank $60m in a GV-led round...

Ethos uses machine learning and data science to underwrite life insurance with no medical exams, blood tests, or complex paperwork required....

 2021-07-15 03:00 

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A peek at how Tokopedia is helping build the Indonesian economy (Infographic)...

The firm puts resources into several different areas to grow the overall ecosystem....

 2021-07-15 03:00 

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

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

 2021-07-15 02:44 

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These are the most active investors in Southeast Asia's startups...

Which investors are writing the most checks to Southeast Asian startups?...

 2021-07-15 02:10 

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Ex-Foodpanda execs launch workspace marketplace in Singapore, Hong Kong...

Deskimo has been admitted into the Summer 2021 batch of the Y Combinator accelerator program....

 2021-07-15 01:55 

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Indonesia's unicorns have been avoiding community group buying, but the clock's ticking...

Unlike in China, the archipelago's ecommerce giants have not joined the community group-buying frenzy yet. But they might swoop in soon....

 2021-07-15 00:00 

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Vietnamese BNPL startup Fundiin partners with ecommerce firm Sapo...

Under the partnership, eligible Sapo merchants can offer customers the option to split their orders into three interest-free monthly installments....

 2021-07-14 14:26 

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Angel investor in Oyo, Ola joins Indian lending startup's $15m seed round...

Credit Fair said the seed funding included a mix of equity and debt....

 2021-07-14 14:22 

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Indian storytelling platform nets $48m in round led by PUBG creator Krafton...

Krafton will work with Pratilipi to discover stories on the app that have the potential to be convered into gaming franchises....

 2021-07-14 09:32 

Tech in Asia

Is this the real deal? A crypto scheme promises 3x returns...

A crypto investment scheme that sounds too good to be true and Nas Academy's US$11 million funding haul...

 2021-07-14 09:19 

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Philippine parenting-focused ecommerce firm secures $5m in pre-series A money...

Edamama will use the new funds to expand its warehouse capabilities and further improve its delivery services, among initiatives....

 2021-07-14 08:30 

Tech in Asia

How to decode critical parts of a shareholders' agreement...

Learn how to break down complex shareholder agreements in this exclusive workshop to be held on July 27....

 2021-07-14 07:16 

Tech in Asia

Golden Gate Ventures, Sequoia's Surge join Singapore HR tech startup's $4m round...

Multiplier will use the fresh funds to expand its operations in Asia and add more features to its platform....

 2021-07-14 07:06 

Tech in Asia

Report: Logistics major Lalamove mulls shifting IPO from US to Hong Kong...

The move comes as Lalamove looks to prevent a lengthy delay in its financial debut due to regulatory hurdles, sources told Bloomberg....

 2021-07-14 06:52 

Tech in Asia

IPO-bound Zomato raises $562m from Tiger Global, other anchor investors...

Zomato is looking to raise up to US$1.3 billion from its IPO. The latest set of investments pushes the company closer to the halfway mark....

 2021-07-14 06:28 

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Cashing out: Selling my first business and why it was a bittersweet moment...

It's almost like a part of me is missing, but upon further reflection, selling the company made all the sense in the world....

 2021-07-14 06:00 

Tech in Asia

Here's how marketers can take on attribution in the aftermath of iOS14.5...

In a world with no user IDs, attribution will never be the same again....

 2021-07-14 05:00 

Tech in Asia

Asian tech players' earnings calendar for FY 2021...

As more Asian tech firms prepare to list themselves, Tech In Asia has compiled a calendar that provides estimates of quarterly results....

 2021-07-14 04:05 

Tech in Asia

Schneider Electric joins funding round of Indonesian green energy startup...

Xurya has carried out more than 40 solar rooftop installations from various industries and businesses and counts Tokopedia and Traveloka as its clients....

 2021-07-14 03:17 

Tech in Asia

Singapore wealth manager banks $30m, valuation more than triples...

Syfe will use the fresh funds to expand into new markets in Asia, invest in talent, and develop more investment products and services....

 2021-07-14 03:08 

Tech in Asia

Alibaba-backed logistics major GoGoX banks $100m in fresh funding...

With the new funds, GoGoX plans to invest resources across various markets and improve user experience, among others....

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