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Carousell raises US$56M from Naspers’ classifieds giant OLX

Classified giant OLX Group has taken an approximate 10 percent stake in Carousell in a deal worth US$56 million. The...

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,...

In brief: SAP begins to select startups for its accelerator program in Singapore

The Germany-based software company, SAP, is beginning to select potential startups for its first batch of participants in the SAP.iO Foundry...

Singapore F&B tech startup receives Nest Tech investment

Venture capital fund, Nest Tech, has invested an undisclosed sum in Singapore food and beverage technology startup, Waitrr, in its pre-series...

Vietnamese healthcare company secures US$5M Series A funding from Monk’s Hill Ventures

Jio Health, a Vietnam-based healthcare startup, announced on Monday that it had closed a US$5 million Series A financing round led...

Omise denies acquisition by Thai company for US$150M

A report on Crypto news site, The Block, published on Friday claims the Thailand-based payments and blockchain startup Omise has been...

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,...

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...

Indonesian fintech startup Akulaku injects US$35M into local bank

Indonesian online financial services startup, Akulaku, is investing IDR 500 billion (US$35.4 Million) into a local banking institution, Bank Yudha Bhakti...

Vietnam’s FastGo prepares to launch its ride-hailing service in Singapore

FastGo, a Vietnamese ride-hailing app, plans to launch in Singapore next month as it looks to expand in Southeast Asia. Drivers...

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In brief: Artist illustrates how superheroes will look when they retire

Eddie Liu, an artist, based in Shanghai, has created a short yet beautiful series that imagines how a few of our...

Singapore’s BandLab Technologies to acquire British music publications NME and Uncut

Singapore's music tech company, BandLab Technologies, has announced its acquisition of NME and Uncut from London-based TI Media. This is a...

Google I/O features Singapore startup, BandLab

Amidst the excitement arising from the announcement at Google I/O conference last week, Singapore startup, BandLab, was featured in two of...

Philippine conglomerate JG Summit to invest US$50M in Southeast Asian startups

In its bid to grow the startup ecosystem in the region, JG Summit Holdings Inc, one of the largest listed conglomerates...

How to write better headlines [Infographic]

Writing good content is one thing, but it’s another to get that content read and ranked on search. As a content...