🪓☠️ Covid-19: Southeast Asia tech layoffs and shutdowns

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Velocity Ventures launches $20M fund for SEA startups in travel and hospitality industry

The fund, which is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia, emphasizes the themes of innovation and opportunity. The primary target recipients are small and medium enterprises (SMEs) located in Singapore.

SuperSeed II Championship heats up as only 16 teams remain

64 startups entered. Here’s the "sweet 16" selected by Gobi Partners’ expert judges.

Shopee is now an $8 billion juggernaut

The Lazada arch-rival app just hit a consumer spending record.

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So Singapore is in recession. Here’s why startups shouldn’t despair

History shows that a bad economy doesn’t mean doom and gloom.

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No more at-home massages for you as Gojek adapts to new normal

Job losses hit 430 people (about 9% of workforce) at Gojek.

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

For early or later startups, it’s designed to bridge the funding gap.

Shopee’s explosive growth pushes Sea to near $1b revenue

April orders up 140% as lockdowns boost Shopee usage.

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

With prize money of $3.5 million, it's a chance for new startups to get discovered.