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Malaysian edtech startup Pandai raises $2.03M from Y Combinator, 500 Global & others

Pandai Education Sdn Bhd has recently raised a total of $2.03 million investment from a group of local and international investors in its pre-seed and seed round. Among the investors that participated in the rounds are Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital, 500 Global, Soma Capital, Harvard. Joining the round included Malaysian investors RHL Ventures,…

Singapore payments firm Spenmo secures $34M Series A led by Insight Partners

Led by Insights Partners, Spenmo has clinched one of Singapore’s largest Series A funding rounds to date.

Southeast Asia’s top 50 rising women in tech 2021 [Updated]

More and more venture capital (VC) firms and angel investors are wising up to the opportunity in investing in the region’s female founders. Despite the largely virtual deal-making environment over the past year due to COVID, women-led startups have secured multimillion-dollar rounds across a multitude of sectors.

Finantier Co-Founders Diego Rojas and Keng Low

FinTech startup Finantier joins Y Combinator’s Winter 2021 batch, will expand its tech team

Finantier, a Singapore-based startup that specializes in open finance, is set to be part of Y Combinator’s W21 startup accelerator program next year

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

It's like Venmo, but with an Indonesian twist.