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Gojek Singapore and ComfortDelGro Taxi ink cross-dispatch model partnership

Gojek Singapore and ComfortDelGro Taxi, Singapore’s largest taxi operator, have on Tuesday announced the official launch of their cross-dispatch model partnership.

SWAT Mobility secures $7.2M to fuel expansion across Asia

SWAT Mobility, a Singapore-based provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered vehicle routing solutions, has secured a total funding of $7.2 million in the latest round. SWAT Mobility said in a statement on Tuesday that this investment will fuel its expansion efforts across Asia, further solidifying its position in the region's mobility sector.

Toku to acquire Singapore-based AI-powered conversational CX platform AiChat

Toku, a Singapore-based provider of enterprise-grade cloud communications and customer experience (CX) solutions, has on Tuesday announced the intent to acquire AiChat, a Singapore-based artificial intelligence (AI)-powered conversational customer experience (CX) platform.

India-based real estate decarbonization platform Accacia raises $6.5M in pre-series A round led by Illuminate Financial

Accacia, a decarbonization platform focusing on the real estate and infrastructure sectors, has closed a $6.5 million in a pre-Series A round led by Illuminate Financial, a venture capital firm focused on enterprise fintech companies.

Malaysia introduces incentives to lure global unicorns – report

Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim launched the KL20 Action Plan paper in conjunction with the inaugural KL20 Summit 2024.

Indian climate-smart deeptech firm Ecozen raises $30M

Ecozen, an India-based climate-smart technology solutions firm, announced last Friday that it has raised $30 million in a mix of debt and equity. This infusion of capital includes continued support from Nuveen and other existing equity investors, and new debt support from InCred Credit Fund and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)…

Fasset partners MBSB to explore blockchain-powered Shariah-compliant banking solutions in Malaysia

United Arab Emirates (UAE)'s digital asset infrastructure provider Fasset has inked deal with Malaysian lender Malaysia Building Society Berhad (MBSB) to explore blockchain-powered Shariah-compliant banking solutions in Malaysia.

Animoca Brands Japan partners SQUARE ENIX to strengthen global marketing of ‘SYMBIOGENESIS’

Animoca Brands Japan, a strategic subsidiary of Animoca Brands, has on Monday announced that it entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. to strengthen global marketing of SYMBIOGENESIS, SQUARE ENIX's game and associated collection of 10,000 non-fungible token (NFT) characters with game utility.

Singapore’s ComfortDelGro secures $73M from DBS to accelerate UK bus fleet decarbonization

Singaporean lender DBS and land transport firm ComfortDelGro Corporation (ComfortDelGro) have on Monday announced an SGD 100 million ($73 million) facility to decarbonize the global operator’s United Kingdom bus fleet.