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Facebook invests in Gojek

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


Life’s A Pitch: 6 more startups woo VCs

The fourth running of our Life’s A Pitch sessions, where early-stage startup…


As lockdowns ease, Beam gets funding for its e-scooters

Electric scooters app Beam now has $26 million in series A funding to expand to…


AI, robots, robotics

Singapore AI startup gets series A funding to go global

AI startup Sentient.io has nabbed an undisclosed amount of series A funding to…


GoBear adds $17m to pot to grow its financial marketplace app

Financial marketplace app GoBear—no relation to Gojek, which uses the…


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Ride-hail app Tada raises funds as it expands to groceries

Southeast Asia’s Tada, a relative newcomer to the ride-hailing market, has…


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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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Life’s A Pitch: 12 startups angle for funds

Aiming to make our tech landscape a bit less hellscape-y, we recently held more…


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China’s Ant Financial ventures into Myanmar

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


Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

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