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 2021-09-07 03:39 

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Shopee may enter Poland to start its European expansion...

In Poland, Shopee will is set to challenge local platform Allegro and US-based giant Amazon....

 2021-09-07 03:38 

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Gojek VC arm leads $16m raise of ex-Grab exec's e-grocery firm...

Indonesia-based Segari said its users, orders, and revenue numbers have increased by more than 20x less than a year after it started operations....

 2021-09-07 03:30 

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[Tech in Asia Conference] Startup Arena Pitch Battle: Indonesia Semifinals...

Tune in to the adrenaline-pumping, hotly anticipated Arena Pitch Battle where ESG startup finalists from Indonesia battle it out....

 2021-09-07 03:12 

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Vacation rental startup to expand in Southeast Asia after bagging $30m...

Japan's H2O Hospitality currently operates around 7,500 accommodations in Tokyo, Seoul, Busan, and Bangkok....

 2021-09-07 03:00 

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Healthtech firm Bright.md raised $16.7m with this deck...

The US-based firm developed a platform that helps diagnose patients remotely in under two minutes....

 2021-09-07 02:00 

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Meet the 15 top-funded startups and tech companies in Vietnam...

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

 2021-09-07 01:30 

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[Tech in Asia Conference] What I learned: From a VC, founder, and back to a VC...

Weihan Liew, currently a venture partner at GGV Capital, will share the lessons he learned from his career journey....

 2021-09-07 01:00 

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Singapore logistics startup nets $3.2m in pre-series A money...

Portcast forecasts shipment statuses using AI technology. With the fresh funding, it will work to improve its predictive visibility features....

 2021-09-07 00:00 

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Peter Thiel's VC fund, Sequoia join $75m round of Bangladesh B2B commerce firm...

ShopUp says the investment is the largest series B funding for a B2B commerce startup in South Asia....

 2021-09-06 23:01 

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Singapore pre-employment screening firm nets $2.8m in seed money...

Veremark said it has grown over 8x in the last 12 months, exceeding US$1 million in annual recurring revenue....

 2021-09-06 14:18 

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Traveloka halts merger with Richard Li-backed SPAC for US listing...

Traveloka, however, will look at going public in the US through the traditional IPO route, reported Bloomberg citing sources....

 2021-09-06 12:50 

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Ex-Tiger Global partner's firm pours $76.4m into Delhivery...

Addition was the only investor named in Delhivery's regulatory filings for its series I round, TechCrunch reported....

 2021-09-06 12:17 

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China Roundup: Gov't to set fees for after-school programs, and other news...

Also, the Vice Premier assures private businesses of support amid a crackdown, while Beijing's new stock exchange releases new rules....

 2021-09-06 11:50 

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India Roundup: Gaming startup GetMega bags $15m, and other news...

Also, no-code ecommerce platform Dukaan raises US$11 million, healthtech firm Biddano nets US$2 million, and more....

 2021-09-06 09:57 

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What's next after Alibaba's sexual assault scandal...

The aftermath of a sexual assault case at Alibaba and the Thai insurtech startup that caught Tencent's eye...

 2021-09-06 08:58 

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Binance to restrict Singapore services on global crypto platform...

Binance's CEO said the restrictions would only apply to the global app and urged users to switch to the firm's Singapore platform, reported Reuters....

 2021-09-06 08:40 

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Ovo leads in Indonesia's digital payments war, report says...

According to the research, Ovo is ahead of rivals GoPay and ShopeePay in terms of brand awareness and number of active users....

 2021-09-06 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?...

 2021-09-06 06:12 

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JD.com promotes execs in retail and health businesses after robust Q2 results...

JD Retail CEO Lei Xu has been named president of JD.com, while chairman and CEO Richard Qiangdong Liu will focus on the company's long-term strategies....

 2021-09-06 06:00 

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The curse of the Filipino startup founder...

Starting a business is incredibly difficult, but starting up in the Philippines may be even more challenging....

 2021-09-06 05:00 

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Why angry investors are trying to sue Binance...

Hundreds of users are suing the world's most widely used crypto exchange to recover losses that they claim were undeserved....

 2021-09-06 04:56 

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Temasek unit leads $30m raise of Singapore healthtech firm...

Homage said it saw a 3x growth in revenue over the past year. It plans to use the funding to further this growth and accelerate regional expansion....

 2021-09-06 03:54 

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Alpha JWC, Gojek VC arm co-lead pre-series A round of Indonesian media app...

Noice plans to add more features on its app to help users better create, distribute, and monetize audio content....

 2021-09-06 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....

 2021-09-05 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?...

 2021-09-05 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....

 2021-09-04 09:30 

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Say you, sayings: What's your favorite quote about startups?...

Genuine Biotech, NPIXEL, Zipmex, and more startups raised funding this week....

 2021-09-04 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?...

 2021-09-04 02:00 

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[Tech in Asia Conference] What does it take to build a biotech startup in SEA...

Hear from Mirxes' founder on the lesson learned as well as the common pitfalls to avoid for biotech startups in Southeast Asia....

 2021-09-04 02:00 

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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....

 2021-09-03 13:31 

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JD.com withdraws sale of 87 unapproved gaming titles...

Games such as Call of Duty and Animal Crossing: New Horizons can no longer be sold on JD.com's platform, reported Reuters, citing a local media report....

 2021-09-03 13:17 

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Southeast Asian food delivery market to hit $28b by 2025, report says...

The study by Grab and Euromonitor said the Philippines saw the most number of users order food online for the first time ever during the pandemic....

 2021-09-03 12:23 

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India Roundup: Snapdeal mulls $400m IPO, and other news...

Also, PhonePe eyes a mutual fund license and Sequoia leads US$10.8 million round of a mobile commerce startup....

 2021-09-03 11:14 

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500 Startups unveils 20 startups in Taiwan Tech Arena accelerator program...

Startups from the latest cohort are involved in sectors like healthcare, human resources, fintech, information tech, and consumer services....

 2021-09-03 10:28 

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Uber Eats Japan stops hiring foreign students for delivery...

The hiring freeze affects many students looking for part-time work amid the economic fallout from the pandemic, says a Japan Times report....

 2021-09-03 10:15 

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Show me the money, Singapore startups x VC edition...

The startups that are attracting VC funding in Singapore, and a B2B startup that's disrupting the pharmaceutical industry in Vietnam...

 2021-09-03 09:58 

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Chinese health insurtech firm nets funding in ongoing series B round...

Backed by SOSV, The CareVoice aims to raise an "eight-digit US dollar figure" for its series B round, which is expected to close in the next six months....

 2021-09-03 08:00 

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50 rising startups in Indonesia...

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

 2021-09-03 07:35 

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China to set up new stock exchange for SMEs...

The new bourse will provide additional fundraising opportunities for companies, reported TechNode....

 2021-09-03 07:25 

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Binance names ex-Facebook exec as investment director...

At Facebook, Gwendolyn Regina served as the head of venture capital partnerships and led its startup fast-track growth program....

 2021-09-03 07:00 

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Weekly update: Fintech firm PayU's $4.7b deal to buy BillDesk takes top spot for India...

Keep track of all the startup investment activities in Asia through our weekly funding list....

 2021-09-03 05:50 

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Facebook investor leads Korean edtech firm's $26m round...

Class101 provides online lessons on categories such as hobbies and personal finance....

 2021-09-03 05:00 

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How rape allegations at Alibaba sparked an internal firestorm...

For frustrated employees, Alibaba executives were no different from "buddha overlooking all sentient beings below."...

 2021-09-03 02:51 

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Sequoia, Y Combinator join Indonesian healthtech startup's funding round...

Similar with US-based Noom, Sirka can help people with obesity and diabetes change their eating habits....

 2021-09-03 02:00 

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Tencent backs $45m round of Thai insurance major Sunday...

VentureCap Insights data pegs the startup's post-money valuation at over US$165.7 million....

 2021-09-03 02:00 

Tech in Asia

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....

 2021-09-03 01:00 

Tech in Asia

[Tech in Asia Conference] The big travel pivot...

Hear from Traveloka's Caesar Indra on how the firm managed to hold its own during the Covid-19 pandemic....

 2021-09-02 14:27 

Tech in Asia

Singapore exchange eases rules for SPAC listings...

SGX cut the required minimum market cap by half to US$112 million for blank-check entities listing on the exchange....

 2021-09-02 12:57 

Tech in Asia

Flipkart-backed PhonePe launches 'Pulse' website...

The platform lends insights into India's digital payments habits based on over 20 billion transactions carried out via PhonePe....

 2021-09-02 12:00 

Tech in Asia

India Roundup: Teachmint eyes $70m raise and other funding news...

In other funding news, AppsForBharat banked US$10 million, Dezerv raised US$7 million, and Kraftinn bagged fresh funds....

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