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Second time lucky? Vaniday relaunches

Vaniday, the Singapore salon-booking app that shut down in December, is back…


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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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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…


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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…


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Singapore startup gets funding for socially distanced karaoke

Piling into a small, sweaty room that’s just been vacated by a bunch of…


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Scooter-sharing startup preps expansion to Southeast Asia

Electric scooter startup WeMo is about to expand from Taiwan to Southeast Asia,…