Investments

In a rare acquisition, Singapore’s TradeGecko scooped up by Silicon Valley giant

Eight years after being set up in Singapore, TradeGecko has been acquired by…


Line Man

Line’s food delivery app in Thailand takes a big swing at Grab, Gojek

There are big changes today at Line Man, the meal and groceries delivery app…


Oyo, Ritesh Agarwal

Oyo’s Ritesh Agarwal starts VC firm in Singapore

26-year-old Indian tech billionaire Ritesh Agarwal, founder of fast-growing…


plane, travel, holiday

Fighting for survival, Southeast Asia’s Traveloka gets a funding lifeline

Traveloka, battered by the pandemic, has secured a much-needed investment worth…


Wall Street, finance, wealth, economy

Robo-advisor app StashAway gets funding for expansion

Robo-advisor app StashAway, which is open to accredited investors and ordinary…


New VC focuses on Southeast Asia’s women-led startups

Southeast Asia’s entrepreneurs now have a new VC to pitch to: Her Capital. The…


Calling out to APAC community builders, VCs, and digital leaders to join ORIGIN Innovation Awards

By 2021, approximately 60% of Asia’s GDP will come from products and services…


With over $1.3b, Sequoia has two new funds for region

Sequoia has just unlocked two new funds aimed at startups in Southeast Asia and…


Billionaire Li Ka-shing behind ambitious new Southeast Asia digital bank

Slowly, piece by piece, an ambitious new Southeast Asia digital bank is putting…


Payfazz gets $53m funding for network of mobile money agents

Continuing a streak of notably large investments for Indonesian startups,…