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 2021-07-06 09:15 

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Indonesian biotech startups introduce saliva-based Covid-19 test kits...

The saliva-based test kits are convenient options for children and seniors as they require no extraction and can be self-administered....

 2021-07-06 08:00 

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50 rising startups in Japan...

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

 2021-07-06 07:21 

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Singapore AI startup launches Covid-19 tracker in the Philippines...

Data Natin tracks Covid-19 data, such as available hospital beds and ventilators, by zip code in real time....

 2021-07-06 07:17 

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Suning.com gets $1.36b bailout from a consortium of Alibaba, Xiaomi, others...

Suning will sell 1.58 billion shares or 16.96% of the firm to a group of investors, according to a South China Morning Post report....

 2021-07-06 07:16 

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Carsome makes strategic investment in Indonesian offline car auction firm...

As of April 2021, Carsome conducts over 9,000 used-car transactions per month, with annualized revenue at around US$800 million....

 2021-07-06 07:06 

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Report: Indian B2B firm Udaan clocks up to $5b GMV as discretionary demand recovers...

The founders told the Economic Times that there was a sharp rise in discretionary categories with double than expected sales last month....

 2021-07-06 06:39 

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Report: Sea Group to lease new office space in Singapore for expansion plans...

A Business Times report said that Shopee's parent firm is looking at CapitaLand's upcoming development to house its Singapore headcount expansion....

 2021-07-06 04:41 

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Early investor in Zomato trims offer on sale of its shares in upcoming IPO...

Zomato initially proposed an IPO of US$1.11 billion, with Info Edge originally looking to sell its shares worth US$101 million....

 2021-07-06 04:39 

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Temasek-backed Pine Labs secures $600m in fresh fundraise...

Pine Labs said it closed the round after being EBITDA profitable for several years. For its FYE 2019, it had reported an EBIT loss of US$2.4 million....

 2021-07-06 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....

 2021-07-06 03:00 

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A Taiwanese cloud kitchen startup used this deck to secure $1.2m in seed funding...

3 Square offers spaces for delivery-focused food operations aiming for higher margins for a fraction of the usual brick-and-mortar cost....

 2021-07-06 02:00 

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A landmark deal: The $600m buyout by a Temasek-backed Indian e-pharmacy unicorn...

PharmEasy's acquisition of Mumbai-listed lab chain Thyrocare created a lot of buzz. We take a look at the reasons behind the deal....

 2021-07-06 02:00 

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The perils of doing due diligence on startups...

There's a limit to how far an investor can push for information without coming across as paranoid....

 2021-07-06 02:00 

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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....

 2021-07-05 13:41 

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Report: Temasek-owned Vertex eyes SPAC listing in Singapore...

According to a Bloomberg report, Vertex is awaiting SGX's guidelines on black-check company listings....

 2021-07-05 12:50 

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Singapore beauty store startup raises $6m in series A funding...

OsakaKuma plans to open more physical stores in Singapore despite the ongoing pandemic....

 2021-07-05 12:22 

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Indian rewards payment startup's $2.5m round co-led by Sequoia's Surge, Beenext...

TWID connects banks, fintech firms, and companies specializing in loyalty or rewards programs with large merchant networks....

 2021-07-05 10:51 

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Cue Health exec joins over $600k round of Pakistani logistics startup...

Trukkr offers a marketplace for carriers and shippers, where goods are matched in real time for quick delivery turnarounds....

 2021-07-05 09:31 

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What it takes for Gojek to go entirely green...

Gojek's drive to go green will be challenging. However, inaction is no longer an option....

 2021-07-05 09:30 

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How BandLab helps over 30 million users strike a chord...

The story of Bandlab's explosive growth and Singapore's new unicorn...

 2021-07-05 09:15 

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Report: Facebook-backed Indian social commerce firm in talks to raise $100m...

According to an Entrackr report that cited sources, Meesho's valuation could double to US$4 billion after the fresh fundraise....

 2021-07-05 08:12 

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Indian drone startup raises $3m in round co-led by Zomato backer...

Skylark Drones will use the fresh capital to spur product expansion into newer markets and develop its products in drone data analytics....

 2021-07-05 08:01 

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Malaysian digital media firm iMedia acquires online beauty store...

The acquisition of Favful, which is a profitable startup, marks iMedia's entry into the social commerce business....

 2021-07-05 08:00 

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50 rising startups in India...

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

 2021-07-05 05:00 

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Remittance startup Nium shaves losses, more than doubles revenue in 2020...

The company generated US$16.7 million in revenue, more than 2x of what it logged the year before....

 2021-07-05 04:53 

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SoftBank leads $415m injection into Dubai-based cloud kitchen startup...

The investment pushes Kitopi's valuation over US$1 billion....

 2021-07-05 04:47 

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Sequoia India leads $4.9m seed round of Philippine ecommerce logistics startup...

Locad offers an ecommerce fulfillment software that merchants can use across all selling platforms....

 2021-07-05 04:37 

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Report: Temasek co-leads $192m round of Indian meat delivery startup...

According to a Livemint report, a few early investors have exited Licious in this financing round as well....

 2021-07-05 03:59 

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Chinese regulator orders app stores to ban Didi due to data violation...

The company's share price closed at US$15.53 on Friday, down 5% from the previous day....

 2021-07-05 03:19 

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Swedish gaming major acquires India's PlaySimple for at least $360m...

PlaySimple said it will expand into the European market and invest in technology to create new games....

 2021-07-05 03:14 

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Building a recruiting machine: Rules to nail your early hiring processes...

In tech startups, people generally account for majority of costs and serve as the biggest lever to growth....

 2021-07-05 03:00 

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Hong Kong logistics startup backed by Alibaba fund nets $15m in series A+ round...

Pickupp will also use the new funds to expand its dispatch network in Singapore....

 2021-07-05 02:00 

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

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

 2021-07-04 09:30 

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The intricacies behind VCs' investment plans...

Our top stories this week delve into Vickers' Envy misstep, an underrated listed company in Singapore, and an Indonesian no-code website builder....

 2021-07-04 08:00 

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50 rising startups in China...

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

 2021-07-04 02:00 

Tech in Asia

Meet the 100 top-funded startups and tech companies in China...

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

 2021-07-03 09:30 

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Summer checklist: Shades, beach shorts, and term sheets...

Also, SmartMore, Voyager Innovations, Classplus, and more startups raised funds this week....

 2021-07-03 08:00 

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50 rising startups in Indonesia...

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

 2021-07-03 02:00 

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Meet the 20 top-funded startups and tech companies in Indonesia...

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

 2021-07-02 13:24 

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Walmart's Flipkart enters social commerce market in India with Shopsy...

With Shopsy, Flipkart will go up against Facebook-backed social commerce firm Meesho....

 2021-07-02 12:30 

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The leading Asian tech players eyeing an IPO in 2021...

There are over 47 tech startups across the region planning an IPO, and more than half of them could collectively raise about US$29 billion....

 2021-07-02 12:24 

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Report: Indian used-car marketplace to raise up to $250m in new funding...

The Bloomberg report cited a source who said that Cars24's valuation could reach US$1.6 billion to US$2 billion with this round....

 2021-07-02 12:19 

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Singapore Airlines launches travel experience digital platform...

Pelago offers both trip suggestions and bookings on its platform....

 2021-07-02 10:00 

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Deep Dive: Why HungryGoWhere ended up being all sizzle and no steak...

After more than a decade, the online food portal went from being a household name to a struggling business....

 2021-07-02 09:30 

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The digital telco war in Singapore...

We dive into Singapore's competitive digital telco race and examine the level of due diligence conducted on Telio...

 2021-07-02 08:30 

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How to build a startup in Southeast Asia...

Here's a list of our subscribers' favorite workshops on how to build a startup....

 2021-07-02 08:27 

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Indian gaming platform WinZO banks $65m in round led by US VC firm...

As part of the funding deal, Phil Sanderson, co-founder of Griffin Gaming Partners, will join WinZO's board of directors....

 2021-07-02 08:00 

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50 rising startups in Singapore...

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

 2021-07-02 06:16 

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Singapore-based startup nets $180m in largest series A round in insurtech space...

Just a year after its launch, Bolttech's latest fundraise helped it enter the unicorn club as its valuation breaches US$1 billion....

 2021-07-02 06:12 

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Sequoia Capital joins $200m round of Indian insurtech unicorn...

This latest funding comes shortly after Digit hit unicorn status after raising US$18.5 million from existing investors in January....

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