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In brief: Yellow Messenger bags US$4M Series A funding from Lightspeed

Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence startup, Yellow Messenger, bags Series A funding of US$4 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners and other prominent angel investors...

India’s CityFurnish raises US$5M Series A

Cityfurnish, an India-based online rental marketplace for furniture and consumer appliances, has bagged US$5 million in a Series A round from investors...

Bytedance invests more than US$182M in Chinese sports platform, Hupu

Leading Chinese sports commentary and news platform, Hupu, has raised US$182 million from Bytedance, the Chinese operator of several machine learning-enabled content...

In brief: TikTok owner Bytedance gets US$1.3B loan from Wall Street

Bytedance Ltd., one of China’s most valuable startup, has bagged a US$1.335 billion syndicated loan from a group dominated by the Wall...

SoftBank bets on Asia’s travel market with US$$225M investment in Klook

Hong Kong-based travel services booking platform, Klook, announced earlier today that it has secured US$225 million in a series D+ round, adding...

Bus aggregator Shuttl secures US$7M in Series B funding

Bus aggregation platform, Shuttl, has raised about US$7.2 million in a Series B funding round from Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed India Partners, and...

India’s largest online grocer, BigBasket to become a unicorn with US$150M

Online grocer BigBasket, which is operated by SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd, is raising US$150 million in fresh funding which will make...

India-based Affle acquires Singapore’s O2O platform Shoffr

Singapore's online to offline (O2O) platform, Shoffr, has been acquired by Microsoft-backed consumer intelligence group, Affle. The acquisition includes the business, brand...

AI-powered mobile app developer, OliveX, raised US$1M investment from Tony G

OliveX (HK) Limited (“OliveX”) is a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Animoca Brands which focuses on developing and publishing mobile apps, has secured...

Martech startup SilverPush bags US$5M funding

SilverPush, a marketing tech startup has announced that it has secured US$5M Series B funding round led by Japan’s first and largest...

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