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Indonesia’s J&T Express announces Lionel Messi as global brand ambassador

Indonesia-based logistics service provider J&T Express has announced football star and global sports icon Lionel Messi as its first global brand ambassador. Known for his…

Indonesia’s ESQA raises $6M series A funding led by Unilever Ventures

ESQA, an Indonesian indie beauty brand, has raised a $6 million Series A round led by Unilever Ventures, the venture capital arm of consumer giant Unilever. Renowned investor,…

PolicyStreet partners foodpanda Malaysia to digitise delivery partners’ insurance

Malaysia-based insurance technology firm PolicyStreet has teamed up foodpanda Malaysia to digitise delivery partners’ insurance for better protection. Both parties said in a…

Singapore’s Igloo raises additional $27M, bringing Series B total funding round to $46M

Singapore-based insurtech Igloo has on Tuesday announced that it has successfully raised an additional $27 million in its Series B extension, bringing a close to its Series B…

South Korea’s SK Telekom partners Singapore’s Singtel to grow metaverse business in APAC

SK Telecom (SKT) has on Tuesday announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Singapore-based communications technology group Singtel, to jointly grow the…

Vietnam’s Society Pass partners with Stripe to ease payments settlement

Society Pass Incorporated (SoPa), the Vietnam's based data-driven loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem, has on Monday announced the integration of Stripe’s financial…

Thailand Accelerator project launched to assist Thai & Southeast Asia startups in raising capital, accelerating growth

The "Thailand Accelerator" project was launched in collaboration with 25 partners to assist startups in raising funds as well as accelerating and enhancing their growth in the…

Indonesia’s TipTip raises over $13M Series A Funding led by East Ventures

TipTip, a monetization platform for content creators based in Indonesia, has secured its $13 million Series A funding round, following the startup’s $10 million seed round funding…

Singapore’s ComfortDelGro partners Indonesia’s Gojek to tackle transport industry issues

Singapore-based taxi operator ComfortDelGro and Indonesia-based on-demand mobile platform Gojek are coming together to jointly explore ways to address key issues affecting the…

MYStartup accelerator Program Cohort 2 opens for registration, offering funding to fuel tech startups in Malaysia

MYStartup, is bringing back the Accelerator Program for Cohort 2 following the success of Cohort 1 during its launch in June earlier this year. MYStartup said in a statement,…