Investments

Gojek’s GoPlay gets funding for streaming battle

GoPlay, the streaming service that ride-hailing giant Gojek launched last…


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Singapore invites startups to apply to $205m Covid crisis fund

The $205 million Covid–19 crisis fund for startups announced in…


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Facebook invests in Gojek

Facebook has invested in Gojek, the social media company has just announced.…


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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…


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Southeast Asia-focused VC funds raised a lot less money so far this year

While Southeast Asia’s startups had a good start to the year in terms of…


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China’s Ant Financial ventures into Myanmar

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


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

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


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Indonesia’s Starbucks rival Kopi Kenangan brews up $109m funding to build empire

Indonesia’s coffee startup Kopi Kenangan has just attracted its biggest ever…


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Visa invests in Singapore’s Nium

Fintech startup Nium today revealed it has secured a fresh round of funding…


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Southeast Asia VC funding rocketed to $5.7b in Q1, but rest of year is probably going to suck

Southeast Asia’s tech companies attracted a stellar $5.7 billion in venture…