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💸 Here’s a handy list of Southeast Asia’s newest VC funds

Where’s the new cash for startup founders? This list, updated regularly, has…


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Ex-Grab employees get series A funding for 4-month-old AI startup

A trio of former Grab employees who were instrumental in the ride-hail giant…


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Alternative meat startups are making slow progress across Southeast Asia

For all the hype about meat substitute startups over the years, there’s been…


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Myanmar startup fund ready to roll with $80m

An investment firm focused on Myanmar last week unveiled its first VC fund…


Lazada gets yet another new CEO

Lazada has a new CEO. If you’ve only just got round to remembering the name of…


China’s Tencent buys into Southeast Asia’s Netflix battle

China’s social media and gaming giant Tencent, perhaps best known as the maker…


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No more at-home massages for you as Gojek adapts to new normal

Southeast Asia's Gojek said in an internal memo today that it’s firing 430…


🪓☠️ Covid-19: Southeast Asia tech layoffs and shutdowns

Here’s a list, regularly updated, of tech startup layoffs and shutdowns amid…


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Toyota invests in Thailand’s Stripe rival

One of Thailand’s most well-established fintech startups today announced a new…


Y Combinator graduate Shipper gets series A funding

Shipper, which wants to build a speedy delivery network for online merchants…