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Airwallex rolls out more global payments services in Singapore with virtual business cards and card expenses launch

After officially entering the Singapore market in January, global fintech firm Airwallex continues to progressively roll out key offerings in its global payments suite with…

India’s 9Unicorns announces fifth closure of its maiden fund at $100M

9Unicorns, an India-based early-to-growth stage accelerator fund, on Sunday announced the fifth closure of its maiden fund at $100 million. 9Unicorns said in a statement that it…

Cake DeFi partners with FACEIT in multi million dollar deal to allow gamers to earn cryptocurrency

Cake DeFi, a Singapore-based crypto fintech platform, announced Friday a multi-million dollar partnership with FACEIT, a United Kingdom-based platform for competitive online…

Accelerating Asia announces Q1 investments into 13 startups, expanding its market and industry footprint

Accelerating Asia has invested in nine new companies from across Asia as of Accelerating Asia’s sixth cohort with a presence in more than 10 countries. Accelerating Asia is one of…

Animoca Brands partners nature gaming startup Untamed Planet to develop Untamed Metaverse

Animoca Brands, the Hong Kong-based company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the metaverse, said Friday it has invested in and partnered with Untamed Planet, the…

India’s Evenflow raises $5M pre-series A round from Village Global and others

Evenflow Brands (Evenflow), an India-based e-commerce rollup firm, announced Thursday the closing of its pre-series A round of $5 million. The round saw participation from…

Australian FinTech firm Peppermint gets e-wallet license in the Philippines

Peppermint Innovation Ltd (Peppermint), an Australia-based FinTech firm, announced Wednesday the company has been granted a license to operate as an electronic money issuer (EMI)…

Germany’s Soundcloud acquires Singapore music AI firm Musiio

Germany music entertainment firm SoundCloud announced Tuesday it has acquired Musiio, a Singapore-based music artificial intelligence (AI) firm. Musiio will amplify SoundCloud’s…

India’s Zepto raises $200M Series D led by Y Combinator Continuity

Just nine months after launching, Indian quick commerce firm Zepto has announced its $200 million Series D fundraise, valuing the company at around $900 million. Zepto said in a…

Indian smart interviewing platform BarRaiser secures $4.2M in seed funding round

BarRaiser, an India-based artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart interviewing platform, announced Monday that it has raised $4.2 million in seed financing. The seed funding…