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 2021-09-19 09:30 

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Is BNPL losing steam?...

Check out our top articles for the week....

 2021-09-19 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?...

 2021-09-18 09:30 

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A not-so-small step for SEA, a giant leap for Sea...

DeepRoute, Cars24, Xendit, and other startups also raised funding this week....

 2021-09-18 02:00 

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

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

 2021-09-17 12:21 

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SoftBank sells Coupang shares worth $1.7b...

Last year, SoftBank recorded an annual net profit of US$45.8 billion, driven by investment gains from the US listing of Coupang in March....

 2021-09-17 11:59 

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Lazada ropes in former Ant exec as head of payments...

Dayong Zhang is expected to lead Lazada's growth in the payments business....

 2021-09-17 11:46 

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India Roundup: Tata to take on Nykaa with new platform, and other news...

More: Ola Electric sells scooters worth US$150 million in 48 hours....

 2021-09-17 11:19 

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China Roundup: Regulator sets up website to report gaming firms, and other news...

Also, Tencent's instant messaging app QQ stops blocking links to its competitors....

 2021-09-17 10:03 

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Japan's Giftee backs Indonesian customer retention startup...

Tada will use the new capital to improve its platform and expand in Southeast Asia....

 2021-09-17 09:44 

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Byju's is India's most valuable unicorn. But can it become profitable?...

Byju's financial numbers and the startup that's providing a data-driven way to grow your money...

 2021-09-17 08:49 

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SoftBank Ventures Asia co-leads $27m round of Korean AI startup...

Upstage plans to use the funding to hire more than 200 AI developers and research engineers....

 2021-09-17 08:00 

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Meet the company that's betting big on Asia's thriving blockchain market...

TZ APAC provides a host of resources and services for anyone looking to engage with or build on top of the Tezos blockchain....

 2021-09-17 07:44 

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ByteDance to launch Chinese music streaming app later this year...

The app, which will be launched in China, has tentatively been named Feile and will be managed by the TikTok team, Pandaily reported....

 2021-09-17 06:51 

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AC Ventures partners with global firm to invest in Indonesian startups...

AC Ventures plans to complete the final close of a US$120 million targeted fund by the end of this year....

 2021-09-17 05:38 

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Chinese cross-border fintech firm secures $138m in series D money...

XTransfer, which has investors including Alibaba-backed fund eWTP, said the new capital comes as China's exports reach record highs in 2021....

 2021-09-17 05:20 

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East Ventures puts $700k follow-on capital into Indonesian digital media startup...

Asumsi, whose main products are videos, will use the fresh funds to launch a live-streaming platform by mid next year....

 2021-09-17 04:52 

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Singapore taps Temasek, EDBI to boost SGX appeal...

The city-state's initiatives aim to make SGX the go-to destination for local and regional firms looking to go public....

 2021-09-17 04:32 

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Ecommerce firm Blibli to acquire Ranch Market operator in Indonesia...

Besides Ranch Market, PT Supra Boga Lestari also operates other supermarket brands such as The Gourmet and Farmers Market....

 2021-09-17 04:00 

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How Ovo aims to drive financial inclusion in Indonesia...

The firm is tackling the challenges around accessibility, affordability, and financial literacy that are holding the archipelago back....

 2021-09-17 02:55 

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Malaysian car-sharing app secures $55m funding at $213m valuation...

Socar Malaysia has launched Trevo, a peer-to-peer car-sharing platform with 6,400 listings in Malaysia and Indonesia....

 2021-09-17 02:00 

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A behind-the-scenes look at the mobile gaming scene in Southeast Asia...

Keeping things casual is paying off....

 2021-09-17 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?...

 2021-09-16 11:31 

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Taiwanese e-bike startup eyes US listing via SPAC merger next year...

The SPAC deal gives Gogoro an enterprise value of US$2.35 billion, reported Techcrunch....

 2021-09-16 09:30 

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Grab's conservative outlook for 2021...

We take a look at Grab's latest sales figures and explore what fresh funding will do for this e-pharmacy startup....

 2021-09-16 09:17 

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Wavemaker-backed industrial tech firm bags $3m series A money...

Singapore-based Ackcio plans to implement its monitoring solutions for asset-heavy industries such as oil and gas, energy, and power infrastructure....

 2021-09-16 09:09 

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Temasek joins $22m round of Singapore plant-based meat maker...

The latest investment will be used to accelerate Growthwell Foods' expansion plans within Southeast Asia and develop its products....

 2021-09-16 08:30 

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Sequoia-backed fintech startup secures $31m series A money...

Bright Money will first launch a beta version of its offering in the US, followed by India and Southeast Asia....

 2021-09-16 08:30 

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EcoWorth Tech and Volt14 proceed to Startup Arena Pitch Battle 2021 finals...

EcoWorth Tech won first place in the Singapore semifinals, walking away with US$2,500 in cash and other attractive prizes....

 2021-09-16 07:33 

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India roundup: Pine Labs eyes $6b valuation in US listing, and other news...

Also, the country's drone industry gets a nod for a US$16 million fund allocation from the government, and more...

 2021-09-16 07:20 

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China Roundup: Alibaba rebrands its group-buying unit, and other news...

Also, electric vehicle maker XPeng launched its new P5 sedan model....

 2021-09-16 07:00 

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Dawn of the robot couriers...

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

 2021-09-16 06:41 

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500 Startups raises $140m for flagship fund, rebrands to 500 Global...

The fund is the largest it has raised to date and takes its assets under management to US$1.8 billion, the VC firm said....

 2021-09-16 06:00 

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How an AI-enabled source of funding helped this startup take the next step...

SaaS startup Hiver found an alternative method of financing that fit its needs to a T....

 2021-09-16 05:26 

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Choco Up invests $630k in Singapore augmented reality startup...

BuzzAR provides location-based augmented reality solutions for retail and commerce firms....

 2021-09-16 04:30 

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Vimeo founder sells kids' learning platform to Sequoia-backed edtech firm...

Kyt acquired DIY.org, and the combined entity has been rebranded to DIY....

 2021-09-16 03:00 

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A Muslim dating app raised funding with this deck...

Egypt-based Hawaya is an app for "Muslim dating done right" with features revolving around "love, respect, and shared values."...

 2021-09-16 02:30 

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East Ventures Growth, GGV join series B round of Indonesian insurtech firm...

With more than US$50 million in total gross written premium, Fuse claims to be the largest insurtech company in Indonesia....

 2021-09-16 02:00 

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These female founders are challenging the narrative on gender and tech...

Women in leadership positions face the same struggles as men, but often receive less support. Here's how things are changing....

 2021-09-16 02:00 

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HK fintech firm to turn real estate into NFTs after Thai license grant...

Investors can own a piece of real estate through Fraction's platform for as low as US$150....

 2021-09-16 02:00 

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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?...

 2021-09-16 01:55 

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Delivery bots may arrive sooner than you think...

Ecommerce players have been investing in the technology, and their efforts are bearing fruit....

 2021-09-16 01:00 

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Monk's Hill leads $2.6m round of Vietnam coding edtech startup...

CoderSchool claims its alumni earn about 30% to 40% more than the industry average for entry-level software engineering roles....

 2021-09-16 01:00 

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[Tech in Asia Conference] Emtek x Grab: Driving Indonesia SMEs' digitalization...

In this session, Emtek and Grab will dig into their firms' strategic alliance on how they are driving the digitalization of small and medium enterprises in Indonesia....

 2021-09-15 20:30 

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Tiger Global-led $100m round catapults Indian jobs startup into unicorn club...

Starting 2022, Apna will venture into newer markets such as the US, Southeast Asia, West Asia, and Africa....

 2021-09-15 13:58 

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India Roundup: Esports startup MPL joins unicorn club, and other news...

Also, Groww eyes a US$3 billion valuation, insurtech startup BimaPe shuts down, and more....

 2021-09-15 13:52 

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Singapore the first to have commercial cultured meat facility in operation...

Esco Aster began operations at its facility in Singapore after it had received approval in July, said The Straits Times....

 2021-09-15 10:26 

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China roundup: SoftBank leads $200m round of robotics company...

Foxconn has also put its electric vehicle collaboration with Byton on hold, while JD.com is set to open its first offline shopping center....

 2021-09-15 09:30 

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ByteDance wants a slice of the food delivery pie...

We look at how ByteDance is eyeing the food delivery business and a Alibaba-backed "new retail" company in Vietnam...

 2021-09-15 09:03 

Tech in Asia

Canva reaches $40b valuation after $200m raise...

It's now the fifth most valuable startup in the world, according to a Bloomberg report citing CB Insights data....

 2021-09-15 08:29 

Tech in Asia

Carousell breaks into unicorn club with $100m raise...

The fresh investment comes ahead of the firm's potential US listing via a merger with a blank-check company...

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