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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...

Indonesia’s Mobilkamu, an online dealer platform for new cars, raises Series A funding round

Mobilkamu, Indonesian online automotive dealer platform, has secured an undisclosed amount in a Series A round led by East Ventures and...

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US e-scooter startup Lime picks Singapore as regional HQ

The island city-state will be the headquarters of the US startup, Lime, for its Asia-Pacific expansion plan, with the central business...

Malaysian fintech startup raised pre-series A investment

MoneyMatch announced that it had raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding led by Cradle Seed Ventures.

Disney+ streaming service launches on 12 November for US$6.99 per month

Disney confirmed on Thursday that its streaming service, Disney+, will launch on 12 November for US$6.99 a month or US$69.99 per...