Asia

Airwallex raises $200M in Series E led by Lone Pine Capital, reaches $4B valuation

Global FinTech platform Airwallex announced on Monday it has raised $200…


Pakistan EdTech startup Maqsad raises $2.1M pre-Seed funding led by Indus Valley Capital

Pakistan-based EdTech startup Maqsad announced a $2.1 million round of pre-Seed…


L Catterton-backed dental firm Zenyum plans expansion across Asia as clear aligners gain popularity

Singapore-headquartered aesthetics dental startup Zenyum, which has bagged in…


Bank of China, DBS & HSBC join GSBN to form Trade Finance Advisory Group to transform global trade

Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an independent, not-for-profit…


Alternative protein investor Lever VC announces $80M final close of Lever VC Fund I

US-Asian alternative protein venture capital fund Lever VC announced on…


EY: Asia-Pacific M&A hit highest value on record, fuelled by technological innovation & ESG agendas

Asia-Pacific mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity hit an all-time high…


Malaysia SPAC AEI CapForce II Investment plans to raise $100M from IPO

Malaysia-based AEI CapForce II Investment Corp, a blank check company targeting…


PayPal to acquire Japan BNPL unicorn Paidy for $2.7B

US payment giant PayPal Holdings, Inc announced on Wednesday that it has agreed…


Pakistan logistics startup Truck It In extends pre-seed round to $4.5M

Pakistan-based road freight tech platform Truck It In announced on Tuesday a $3…