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 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 

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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 

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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...

 2021-09-15 07:00 

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UOB takes on Indonesia's digital banks...

The Top Up is Tech in Asia's free newsletter that breaks down the biggest stories and trends in fintech....

 2021-09-15 06:59 

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Singapore partners with Thailand to boost cross-border investments...

The MAS and SEC Thailand partnership will allow investors of one country to hold shares of companies listed in the other....

 2021-09-15 06:53 

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Indonesian conglomerate MNC Group pours $40m into entertainment app Migo...

After the investment, content from MNC Group's over-the-top service, Vision+, will be available on the Migo app....

 2021-09-15 04:00 

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[Tech in Asia Conference] Build your remote team, anywhere in the world...

Learn how businesses can build a remote team from anywhere in the world in this session by Globalization Partners....

 2021-09-15 03:53 

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Vietnamese e-pharmacy startup bags $1m in seed funding...

Medigo, which currently has over 200,000 users on its platform, saw its gross merchandise value (GMV) increase 8x in the last six months....

 2021-09-15 03:00 

Tech in Asia

Byju's aims to be profitable by FYE 2022 despite acquisition spree...

Even with a slew of recent acquisitions, the Indian edtech giant is eyeing overall profitability by March 2022. But will it succeed?...

 2021-09-15 02:36 

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Indonesia's Xendit joins unicorn club with $150m fundraise...

The payment gateway company said that it saw over 3x year-on-year increase in total payment volume across Indonesia and the Philippines....

 2021-09-15 01:55 

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UOB battles Sea, Gojek in Indonesia with TMRW digital bank...

TMRW has an ambitious plan to increase its user base tenfold by 2025, but it's facing heated competition in its key markets....

 2021-09-15 01:00 

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Monk's Hill Ventures launches VC scout program for SEA startups...

Some notable scouts include Bukalapak's Achmad Zaky, Zopim's Royston Tay, and Snapcart's Araya Noon Hutasuwan, among others...

 2021-09-14 13:00 

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Vertex Ventures co-leads Israeli client onboarding startup's $13m round...

EverAfter's clientele includes the likes of Taboola, AppsFlyer, and Verbit....

 2021-09-14 12:49 

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Temasek, GIC to help spur listings on Singapore exchange...

Temasek and GIC will urge portfolio firms to go public under a new framework for listings via blank-check companies, Bloomberg reported....

 2021-09-14 11:40 

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Google fined $117m for abusing market dominance in South Korea...

The Korean antitrust regulator fined Google for not allowing Samsung and LG to modify Andriod OS for their smart products, reported Tech Crunch....

 2021-09-14 10:50 

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India Roundup: Zomato co-founder quits, and other news...

Also, Freshworks aims for US$9 billion valuation in US listing, salestech startup GTM Buddy raises US$2 million, and more....

 2021-09-14 09:33 

Tech in Asia

Days after CEO exit, Hoolah cuts jobs in restructuring effort...

The cost-cutting measure at the Singapore-based BNPL firm last month signals intensifying competition in the sector....

 2021-09-14 09:30 

Tech in Asia

GoTo is finding it difficult to go to Southeast Asia...

GoTo Group is trying to impress investors, and an insurtech startup has hit US$1 million in pre-seed funding...

 2021-09-14 09:28 

Tech in Asia

Traveloka plans to expand fintech services beyond its app via Sirclo...

This comes after the travel unicorn announced plans to launch its fintech services in Vietnam and Thailand....

 2021-09-14 09:25 

Tech in Asia

China Roundup: Alibaba joins $300m round of self-driving car firm, and other news...

Also, Baidu expands its robotaxi service to Shanghai, CATL plans to invest up to US$2 billion to build battery plant, and more....

 2021-09-14 08:07 

Tech in Asia

Singapore, India's central banks to link PayNow and UPI by July 2022...

The linking will provide users an easier way to make instant and low-cost fund transfers from one bank account to another between the two countries....

 2021-09-14 08:07 

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Grab expects single-digit % growth for remaining quarters of 2021...

The IPO-bound company is expecting minimal to no growth in adjusted net sales and adjusted EBITDA for the remaining quarters of the year....

 2021-09-14 06:40 

Tech in Asia

Mobility safety startup raises $1m to help prevent motorcycle accidents...

Rider Dome has a collision alert system that aims to make a change in motorcycle safety for delivery fleets....

 2021-09-14 06:31 

Tech in Asia

East Ventures pours $1.5m into Indonesian logistics management startup...

McEasy aims to increase the total number of vehicles integrated in its system by 2x within the fourth quarter of 2021....

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