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 2021-07-13 14:41 

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Sequoia's Surge leads rounds of 3 startups that raised over $5m funding...

These startups are part of Surge's fifth cohort, which was unveiled in June....

 2021-07-13 13:50 

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Early employees of upGrad sell shares worth $29.5m after Temasek-led round...

A US$120 million funding round from Temasek and IFC led to a small secondary share sale by early and long-term employees....

 2021-07-13 13:15 

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Mock-meat firm backed by Temasek bags additional $20m seed funding from GGV, others...

Next Gen Foods will use the fresh funds to enter the US market....

 2021-07-13 13:10 

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Nas Academy bags $11m in series A round led by Lightspeed Ventures...

Nuseir Yassin, founder of Nas Daily and Nas Academy, said the money will also be used to get more trainers on board....

 2021-07-13 11:45 

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Temasek's net portfolio value reaches all-time high of $283b...

Most of Temasek's investments continue to be in China and Singapore, but the largest share of new investments last year went to the Americas....

 2021-07-13 09:30 

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Indonesia's biggest exits...

We explore Indonesia's largest exits and take a look at a startup that's taking internships virtual....

 2021-07-13 08:14 

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Report: Sequoia-backed Indian fintech firm Mobikwik files for $255m IPO...

According to a Livemint report, the company has also announced an additional issue of shares worth US$201.5 million....

 2021-07-13 07:17 

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East Ventures raises $1m to provide 1,000 oxygen concentrators in Indonesia...

It's raising US$1 million through the Indonesia Pasti Bisa Safeguards Oxygen initiative, supported by Indonesia's Ministry of Health....

 2021-07-13 06:44 

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Indian aquaculture startup nets $4m in pre-series A round...

Aquaconnect plans to conduct its series A round in the next six to nine months....

 2021-07-13 06:25 

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Singapore fintech firm Nium lands $80.4m in ongoing series D financing...

CEO Prajit Nanu expects to close the current round by the end of July....

 2021-07-13 05:52 

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Singapore fintech firm Bambu acquires investment management platform...

With the acquisition of Tradesocio, Bambu expects to be well-positioned for its upcoming series C funding round....

 2021-07-13 05:34 

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Disavowed Indonesian crypto scheme promises sky-high profits, and investors are biting...

The scheme promises 3x returns in 14 months to mine a cryptocoin. The coin's founder has repudiated the scheme even though he joined its events in the past....

 2021-07-13 03:17 

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Carsome, Catcha unite through $200m iCar acquisition proposal...

Combined, the two firms would offer an integrated ecosystem to help dealers source, advertise, and sell cars and help consumers buy and sell vehicles....

 2021-07-13 03:12 

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Gojek's investment arm joins $4.8m round of Indonesian staff management startup...

Vara currently serves more than 100,000 small businesses through its BukuGaji app....

 2021-07-13 02:00 

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The key players in Vietnam's fintech battleground...

Who can tap into Vietnam's 70% unbanked population? We map out the country's leading fintech contenders and predict what might lie ahead....

 2021-07-13 02:00 

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We gave birth to a new baby...

Why launch a new ecommerce newsletter, you might ask? One chart tells the whole story....

 2021-07-12 14:42 

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One Championship adds ex-Turner Broadcasting exec to board of directors in US push...

David Levy has four decades of industry experience, including a 30-year stint at US giant Turner Broadcasting, which owns CNN and Bleacher Report....

 2021-07-12 13:42 

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Malaysian proptech firm scores $1.7m round from Allianz, Gobi Partners...

The fresh funds will help the company expand into Bangkok and fuel its ambition to turn Speedhome into a super app for property investors....

 2021-07-12 10:55 

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H&M, Samsung Venture join $45m series B round of Indian social commerce firm...

With the closing of its series B round, Trell has raised US$62 million in total funding to date....

 2021-07-12 10:52 

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The investor deck for Bukalapak's $1.5b IPO...

We take a look at the investor deck Bukalapak used for its US$1.5 billion IPO and a South Korean grocery startup that bagged US$200 million....

 2021-07-12 09:46 

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Report: ByteDance halts mammoth listing in Hong Kong amid Chinese clampdown...

According to a WSJ report, ByteDance attributed other reasons such as the absence of a chief financial officer for the delay....

 2021-07-12 09:06 

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Tencent, Warburg Pincus pour $12m into Indonesian tax management platform...

Tencent also bought 29,293 secondary shares from several investors, including Alpha JWC Ventures....

 2021-07-12 08:44 

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Report: China to ask Tencent Music to give up exclusive music rights...

The Chinese regulator will also hand Tencent a US$77,150 fine for anomalies in its acquisition of apps Kuwo and Kugou, reported Reuters citing sources....

 2021-07-12 08:21 

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TheAsianparent names ex-Space Matrix exec as chief branding officer...

Fiza Hasan Malhotra also used to be the head of business development and corporate innovation at Impact Hub Singapore....

 2021-07-12 08:00 

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Building a recruiting machine: What to do after you've made an offer...

Congratulations! You're ready to give out an offer. Now it's time for compensation negotiations and onboarding....

 2021-07-12 08:00 

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ReverseAds wins Tech in Asia's latest Pitch Night...

Six startups from across Southeast Asia gave their best five-minute virtual pitches....

 2021-07-12 07:52 

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Flipkart's valuation surges to $37.6b after fresh fundraise from SoftBank, others...

Singapore's GIC, Walmart, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board also led Flipkart's US$3.6 billion funding round....

 2021-07-12 07:02 

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Indonesian fintech firm Payfazz secures e-money license...

Payfazz plans to use the e-money license to open up more use cases that can be facilitated by its agents....

 2021-07-12 07:00 

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Finch-backed payments firm acquires Wirecard ops in Malaysia, Hong Kong...

Nomu Pay is in the process of closing several other transactions related to different Wirecard entities in Thailand, Turkey, and the Philippines....

 2021-07-12 06:47 

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Vietnam edtech platform banks $2.5m in round led by Sequoia's Surge...

Virtual Internships takes the internship process online and provides guaranteed placements with partner firms....

 2021-07-12 06:41 

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Ola Electric raises $100m in largest debt-financing deal in Indian EV space...

The 10-year debt of US$100 million from Bank of Baroda will be used to fund and complete Ola Futurefactory's first phase....

 2021-07-12 06:00 

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[Workshop] Decoding the critical parts of a shareholders' agreement...

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

 2021-07-12 05:56 

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Korean agritech marketplace's valuation rises to $500m as it bags series C money...

Tridge, a digital trading and market intelligence platform for agriculture buyers and suppliers, raised US$60 million in its series C financing round....

 2021-07-12 05:00 

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A list of fundraising startups from Asia...

We've compiled this list of fundraising startups for our subscribers....

 2021-07-12 04:32 

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Report: Chinese regulator halts Tencent's merger of video game firms...

According to Reuters, Huyu and DouYu would have had a combined market share of 70%, further strengthening Tencent's online gaming hold....

 2021-07-12 04:00 

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Tech in Asia Explains: Why SPACs are all the rage...

Why are SPACs so popular now? Why the interest in Southeast Asia? And are SPACs here to stay or are they just another bubble waiting to burst?...

 2021-07-12 03:10 

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Bukalapak's seed round pitch deck...

Don't think too much about investment or valuation. Focus on the product....

 2021-07-12 03:02 

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Report: Google to enter Japan's fintech scene through Pring acquisition...

With the deal, Google will be able to offer fintech services such as payments and transfers across Japan by 2022, Nikkei noted....

 2021-07-11 09:30 

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A story of two archrivals vying for a $61.6b industry...

Our top stories this week delve into the Carro and Carsome rivalry, a made-in-Singapore music app with millions of users, and Sea's expansion plans....

 2021-07-10 09:30 

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The ecommerce cart is fully loaded this week...

Also: Ktopi, AnyVision, DigitInsurance, and more startups raised funds this week....

 2021-07-09 11:04 

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Report: IPO-bound PharmEasy to raise up to $200m from SoftBank...

According to Bloomberg, PharmEasy's next funding round could fetch it a valuation of US$5.6 billion....

 2021-07-09 10:24 

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Tiger Global leads $100m round of Indian used-car marketplace...

According to Entrackr, Spinny has raised more than US$220 million from investors such as General Catalyst, Elevation Capital, and others to date....

 2021-07-09 09:46 

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Car wars: Singapore's Carro vs. Malaysia's Carsome...

The Carro and Carsome rivalry in the US$61.1 billion used-car industry and the social commerce startup that banked US$144 million...

 2021-07-09 09:41 

Tech in Asia

Salesforce sets foot in Thailand with Bangkok office opening...

The CRM firm is also eyeing 10 new hires to support its growing customer base in the country....

 2021-07-09 08:24 

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Temasek, Warburg Pincus pour $500m into India's Ola...

Ola also said that the funding comes ahead of its IPO plans....

 2021-07-09 08:00 

Tech in Asia

50 rising startups in Israel...

Check out this constantly updated list of startups in Israel that have recently raised funding....

 2021-07-09 07:46 

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Singapore's The Scale Factory appoints former Accenture exec as partner...

The Scale Factory helps firms plan for expansion by building a system of sales and marketing initiatives supported by tech and networking efforts....

 2021-07-09 07:10 

Tech in Asia

Philippine banking software firm Netbank launches credit services with Investree...

Netbank and Investree are teaming up to expand lending services for SMEs in the Philippines....

 2021-07-09 05:45 

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Bukalapak is using this deck to make its case for a $1.5b IPO...

See how Bukalapak plans to convince investors to help them raise a huge amount of money....

 2021-07-09 05:24 

Tech in Asia

Sequoia, Hillhouse, DST return to invest in Korean grocery startup Kurly's $200m round...

The mobile grocery app's post-money valuation has risen to US$2.2 billion....

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