KX Knowledge Xchange announces partnership with TechNode Global to build a thriving Thailand startup ecosystem

Bangkok, May 16, 2022 - KX Knowledge Xchange, a Thai-based innovation center, announces its partnership with TechNode Global, a Pan-Asia tech platform offering tech news, events…

Elon Musk now says $44B Twitter deal “temporarily on hold”

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk said on Friday the $44 billion deal to takeover Twitter is "temporarily on hold" as he awaits data related to the social media platform's…

Indonesia’s Mekari secures $50M funding led by Money Forward

Mekari, an Indonesia-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup, announced Friday its latest funding of $50 million led by Money Forward Inc, the largest SaaS provider of…

Finku secures $2.8M Seed funding led by B Capital, Trihill & Global Founders Capital to boost its Indonesian expansion

Finku, an Indonesia-based financial services application platform that streamlines and automates budgeting and expense tracking, has raised $2.8 million in its latest seed funding…

Net zero transition risks to business

As the world embarks on the net-zero transition, businesses face new costs and risks associated with making the switch to a low-carbon or net zero economy. These costs could…

Singapore’s Volopay partners with Visa to offer financial management solutions in Australia

Volopay, a Singapore-based corporate cards and payable management fintech firm backed by Y-Combinator, announced Thursday it has signed a partnership with Visa to be part of…

Japan’s chat commerce firm Zeals raises $38.77M funding led by JIC Venture Growth Investments

Zeals Co., Ltd. (Zeals), a Japan-based Chat Commerce provider, announced Thursday that it has raised a total of ¥5 billion ($38.77 million) in funding. JIC Venture Growth…

Singapore’s GIC leads $170M Series F financing in US blockchain data platform Chainalysis

Chainalysis, a United States-based blockchain data platform, announced Thursday a $170 million Series F financing led by GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, bringing its…

India’s Ather Energy raises $128M Series E round led by Strategic Opportunities Fund and Hero Moto

Ather Energy, an India-based electric two-wheeler company, announced Thursday the completion of its Series E round of funding with signing of investment agreements amounting to…

East Ventures raises $550M multi-stage fund to focus on Indonesia and Southeast Asia startups

Indonesia-focused venture capital firm East Ventures has raised a total of $550 million in the final close of its latest fund. Headquartered in Singapore and founded in 2009, East…

Malaysian Prime Minister too, tries to court Tesla to invest in the country – report

Malaysia Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has suggested US-headquartered electric vehicle maker Tesla to invest and produce electric car in the country as he presented Malaysia…

Investree to acquire 18.4 percent stake in Indonesian digital bank Amar Bank

Investree Singapore Pte Ltd (Investree Group), a holding company of Southeast Asian fintech lending platforms for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), is set to acquire…

Singapore’s Supabase announces $80M Series B funding led by Felicis

Supabase, a Singapore-based open-source database-as-a-service (DBaaS) company, announced Tuesday that it has raised $80 million in Series B funding led by Felicis, with…

Grab announces three ESG goals for sustainable and inclusive growth

Grab, the Singapore-based superapp, announced Thursday three goals to drive sustainable and inclusive growth in Southeast Asia. The new goals are doubling the number of…

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