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Singapore AI startup gets series A funding to go global

AI startup Sentient.io has nabbed an undisclosed amount of series A funding to…


GoBear adds $17m to pot to grow its financial marketplace app

Financial marketplace app GoBear—no relation to Gojek, which uses the…


coffee

Rocket Internet has a coffee startup now

Rocket Internet, the German startup factory that had a big impact on the early…


Recruitment startup Glints expands to Taiwan as demand rises for remote talent

Glints, the Singaporean startup that helps firms hire new talent, has added a…


Tada, MVLLABS, MVL Chain, MVL LABS, ride-hailing

Ride-hail app Tada raises funds as it expands to groceries

Southeast Asia’s Tada, a relative newcomer to the ride-hailing market, has…


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vietnam’s online spending to triple to $35b by 2025

Vietnam’s government has some bold new predictions for its already fast-growing…


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New accelerator wants food startups to fill Singapore’s belly

Singapore is just one decade away from a very challenging target: to triple the…


Shopee’s explosive growth pushes Sea to near $1b revenue

Southeast Asia’s popular Shopee app is seeing explosive growth right now as the…


Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

China’s Ant Financial ventures into Myanmar

Continuing its low-key expansion across Asia, China’s Ant Financial, maker of…


Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

'The show must go on': Gobi launches online championship for Malaysia startups

Southeast Asia venture capital firm Gobi Partners is trying something new and…