Malaysia’s StoreHub raises $13.5M pre-Series B round led by 500 Global

StoreHub, a Malaysia-based platform that enables restaurants and retailers to automate and grow their business, said Wednesday it has raised $13.5 million in a pre-Series B…

Islamic finance sector sees growth opportunities in crypto and metaverse, says IslamicMarkets.com

New research with leading Islamic finance professionals shows growing acceptance of crypto and digital assets and rising interest in the metaverse. IslamicMarkets.com who…

Singapore’s #dltledgers raises $6M Series B investment, crossing $70M valuation mark

Singaporean blockchain based multi enterprise supply-chain business network (MESCBN) platform #dltledgers, announced Wednesday that it has raised S$8.5 million ($5.99 million)…

Malaysia’s respond.io raises $7M funding led by Headline Asia

Respond.io, a Malaysia-based social to conversational commerce software as a service (SaaS) platform, has closed $7 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Headline…

Singapore’s Cargobase closes growth financing round from Lufthansa Innovation Hub and Trestle Partners

Cargobase, a Singapore-based logistics software firm, said Tuesday it has raised funds from Lufthansa Innovation Hub and Trestle Partners, reinforcing their joint commitment to…

UOB Malaysia partners SJPP to provide $219M in green financing to SMEs

UOB Malaysia is partnering Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Malaysia (SJPP), a wholly-owned company of Minister of Finance Inc, to launch the U-Green Financing program,…

Singapore’s Tower Capital Asia collects $379M in maiden fundraise

Singapore-based private equity firm Tower Capital Asia has on Tuesday concluded the final closing of its maiden blind-pool private equity vehicle, TOWER CAPITAL PE FUND I, LP. A…

Allianz Malaysia joins Gobi Partners’ Malaysia-focused SuperSeed II Fund

Pan-Asian venture capital (VC) firm Gobi Partners announced Tuesday the closing of its $10 million Gobi SuperSeed II (Gobi SSII) Fund following the participation of Allianz…

Carro expands to Japan through partnership with Softbank

Singapore-based used car marketplace Carro on Tuesday announced its expansion into Japan through a joint venture with SoftBank Corporation (SoftBank). As part of its entry, CARRO…

China’s Weixin Pay offers digital payment to nearly 10,000 hawkers in Singapore

Weixin Pay, the mobile payment function of Tencent's popular social platform Weixin, has increased access for Weixin Pay travellers exploring Singapore to the nation’s unique…

Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge back US’s TrueFoundry $2.3M seed funding

TrueFoundry, a United States-based machine learning (ML) developer platform, announced Tuesday its $2.3 million seed funding led by Sequoia India and Southeast Asia’s Surge.…

Vietnam’s homegrown carmaker VinFast’s in high gear to win US & European EV markets

Editor’s note: TechNode Global’s reporter attended the Vingroup Elite Vietnam Tour 2022 In the early days when Vietnamese conglomerate VinGroup announced it wants to become a car…

The cost-benefit analysis of database backup strategies

In the Asia-Pacific region, six in 10 organizations experienced a data breach last year, according to a recently released Forrester Decisions study. In addition to the strain on…

Indian EdTech firm upGrad acquires corporate training solutions provider Centum Learning

UpGrad, an India-based higher edtech company has announced the 100 percent acquisition of corporate training solutions provider Centum Learning (Centum) in a share swap deal. With…

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