Investments

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Toyota invests in Thailand’s Stripe rival

One of Thailand’s most well-established fintech startups today announced a new…


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Singapore startup gets funding for socially distanced karaoke

Piling into a small, sweaty room that’s just been vacated by a bunch of…


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Scooter-sharing startup preps expansion to Southeast Asia

Electric scooter startup WeMo is about to expand from Taiwan to Southeast Asia,…


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Curlec gets funding to help businesses get paid on time

Amid a rising tide of funding for startups that help businesses get things…


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…