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 2021-09-03 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....

 2021-09-03 01:00 

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[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 

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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 

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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 

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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....

 2021-09-02 11:01 

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Apple faces antitrust lawsuit from Indian nonprofit...

Nonprofit "Together We Fight Society" contests Apple's 30% commission on in-app transactions, Reuters reported....

 2021-09-02 10:58 

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China Roundup: Probe on ride-hailing firms, new rule for payment firms on IPOs, and more...

In other news, JD Logistics has partnered with Walmart's wholesale brand for deliveries through its unmanned vehicles....

 2021-09-02 10:05 

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Hong Kong virtual events startup snaps up $10m in series B round...

EventX allows companies to host virtual events with features such as interactive exhibition halls, online registration forms, and webinars....

 2021-09-02 10:00 

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Singapore isn't self-reliant for food. This innovative startup wants to fix that...

Netatech's innovative solutions could signal the next stage of food access for the region....

 2021-09-02 09:30 

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Looking at Southeast Asia's billion-dollar club...

The unicorn landscape of Southeast Asia and Bukalapak's encouraging financial figures...

 2021-09-02 09:11 

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ByteDance in talks to sell its securities business...

Among the subsidiaries up for sale is Dolphin Stock, which was launched in 2017 but has only amassed about 133,900 daily active users....

 2021-09-02 09:00 

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[Workshop] How to find the right co-founder for your startup...

A co-founder relationship can make or break early stage businesses. Learn how to assess if your co-founder candidate is the right fit for your startup....

 2021-09-02 08:45 

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Calling all startups: Alibaba Cloud wants to hear your best pitch!...

We're inviting startups from across the region to join us on October 26 for the chance to win attractive prizes and the attention of the region's top investors....

 2021-09-02 08:42 

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Hong Kong public utility EV firm banks $600k from Choco Up...

Cleva provides electric vehicles for public transport, as well as those for emergency and utility use....

 2021-09-02 08:24 

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Crypto exchange Binance added to Singapore central bank's investor alert list...

The list features companies that may have given the false impression that they are either licensed or regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore....

 2021-09-02 08:11 

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Singapore VC Accelerating Asia targets $20m for second fund...

It will focus on seed to pre-series A investments in startups across Southeast Asia and South Asia....

 2021-09-02 08:00 

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How Indonesia's largest telco wants to empower a new generation of entrepreneurs...

As Indonesia moves into a new digital age, Telkomsel offers an answer to entrepreneur education: Kuncie....

 2021-09-02 08:00 

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50 rising startups in Singapore...

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

 2021-09-02 07:00 

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Time for sellers to move on from Shopee and Lazada?...

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

 2021-09-02 06:04 

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Ex-CEO of Rocket Internet-backed Carmudi hired to lead Antler's Indonesian unit...

Antler's Indonesian unit will look at inducting about 10 to 15 startups in its first cohort....

 2021-09-02 06:00 

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Fundamentals, not fiction: This fund wants to help startups scale with AI...

Mars Growth Capital is pushing startup funding into a new era through the power of machine learning....

 2021-09-02 05:02 

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Indian fintech firm Razorpay eyes up to $250m in funding from Tiger Global, others...

Mint reported that Razorpay was looking at a US$4 billion valuation with its next funding round - just months after being valued at US$3 billion....

 2021-09-02 04:35 

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How NFTs are going from megabytes to mega-bucks...

Mintable founder Zach Burks, art writer and researcher Clara Peh, and Hashed partner Ryan Kim weigh in on why NFTs are more than just the hype....

 2021-09-02 03:47 

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Vietnam-based pharmaceutical marketplace raises $8.8m series B...

Launched in 2017, Thuocsi runs a business-to-business marketplace that connects pharmacies, clinics, and small drugstores with licensed distributors....

 2021-09-02 03:47 

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Vietnam-based pharmaceutical marketplace raises $5.8m series A...

Launched in 2017, Thuocsi runs a business-to-business marketplace that connects pharmacies, clinics, and small drugstores with licensed distributors....

 2021-09-02 03:34 

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KKR leads Vietnamese enterprise software firm's $45m round...

KiotViet said it now plans to provide financial services solutions such as payments and lending to customers....

 2021-09-02 03:00 

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Beauty store startup OsakaKuma used this pitch deck to bag $6m in pre-series A money...

OsakaKuma is now available in six countries, with physical stores in Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore and 15 online stores around the world....

 2021-09-02 02:54 

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Airwallex secures international payments license in Malaysia...

Airwallex currently has licenses in Australia, Hong Kong, the EU, UK, and the US....

 2021-09-02 02:00 

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

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

 2021-09-02 01:55 

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Anti-Amazon alliances inspire sellers who shun Southeast Asia's marketplaces...

Is it time for Southeast Asian merchants to grow outside Shopee and Lazada?...

 2021-09-01 16:57 

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Indian car rental giant drives full speed into Southeast Asia...

A new competitor enters Southeast Asia's heated car-sharing space and the company that's handing out Apple stock...

 2021-09-01 13:37 

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Didi to set up workers' union after China imposes rules to curb excessive work...

The ride-hailing firm's drivers - most of whom don't have full employee benefits - will be invited to join the union, Bloomberg reported, citing sources....

 2021-09-01 12:42 

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Indonesian B2B marketplace eyes $50m series D raise...

Ralali expects to close the funding round by end of the year, reported DealStreetAsia....

 2021-09-01 12:28 

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Bukalapak in talks with local billionaire's business for potential partnership...

The deal could also involve Emtek Group, Bukalapak's largest shareholder, in which billionaire Anthoni Salim owns a 9% stake, Bloomberg reported....

 2021-09-01 12:07 

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India Roundup: Skeps nets $9.5m series A money, Codingal bags $1.2m, and more...

In other funding news, Altius Investech raised US$821k in seed money, Peppermint secured US$684,000 in funding, and SecLogic scored a pre-seed round....

 2021-09-01 12:00 

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Animoca Brands investor raises over $100m in final close of its latest fund...

Singapore-based equity venture firm True Global Ventures plans to raise more equity funding rounds following the launch of the TGV 4 Plus fund....

 2021-09-01 10:08 

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China launches new probe into Meituan's acquisition of bike-sharing firm...

China's market regulator said it was probing the food delivery firm after it failed to report the deal in an antitrust review, reported KrAsia....

 2021-09-01 09:47 

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Philippine esports firm banks $10.6m in series A money...

Mineski has grown from a college DotA team to a workforce of 200 members and offers SaaS products centered around gaming to businesses....

 2021-09-01 09:21 

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SoftBank leads photo editing platform's $130m series C round...

The editing platform for photos and videos has raised a total of $195 million in capital since its founding....

 2021-09-01 08:00 

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50 rising startups in Southeast Asia...

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

 2021-09-01 07:26 

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Indian venture debt player targets $133m for third fund...

Trifecta Capital has invested close to US$293 million in over 85 startups so far....

 2021-09-01 07:06 

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Indian jobs startup in talks for Tiger Global to spearhead $100m fundraise...

If Apna is successful securing the funds, it will be the youngest Indian startup to enter the unicorn club, reported Techcrunch....

 2021-09-01 07:00 

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Indian voice automation startup bags $23m in series B round...

Skit, previously known as Vernacular.ai, has a suite of speech and language solutions that enable enterprises to automate their call center operations....

 2021-09-01 07:00 

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Why Razer Pay called it quits...

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

 2021-09-01 06:45 

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Singapore fintech firm Fomo Pay secures three new licenses from MAS...

Fomo Pay now holds four out of the seven key regulated activities under Singapore's payment services act licensing framework....

 2021-09-01 06:07 

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J&T Express in talks to raise $1b from Tencent, others...

The investment would give the Indonesian logistics giant a pre-money valuation of US$20 billion, The Information reported....

 2021-09-01 05:53 

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Chinese gaming major NetEase posts 13% rise in its Q2 2021 revenue...

NetEase voiced its support for China's new regulations that limit minors' daily gaming hours....

 2021-09-01 05:34 

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Alibaba's logistics arm Cainiao partners with FairPrice Group unit in Singapore...

The tie-up with Grocery Logistics of Singapore will allow Cainiao to beef up its parcel-handling capacity and deliver orders quicker in the city-state....

 2021-09-01 05:22 

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Bukalapak posts 35% revenue jump in first earnings report post IPO...

Bukalapak's revenue rose to US$60.5 million, boosted by a 77% spike in revenue from its online-to-offline segment, Mitra Bukalapak....

 2021-09-01 05:16 

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Gaming chair maker Secretlab to invest $37m in research and development...

Secretlab is also looking to hire up to 100 people over the next year, reported the Business Times....

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