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Manbang, Byju’s, and Bucketplace raised the most funding this week.
Here are the companies in China that are attracting tons of investors and have the resources to spend on software, talent, and expansion.
The company will use the new funds to extend its footprint to 10 major markets across Asia Pacific within the next five years.
Meet Singapore’s next deep-tech unicorn, and more money is coming in to help the development of Vietnam’s startups
The Taiwan-based accelerator says it has a team of over 100 mentors and over 1000 alumni who help startups fine-tune their products and services.
The latest round comes after the company raised US$22.5 million from hedge fund Steadview Capital in March at a valuation of US$1.2 billion.
Here’s how their solutions are powering change.
With the IPO, LinkAja can obtain additional funding from a wider range of sources, said BUMN's deputy minister.
We evaluate Grab Defence’s potential and explore the motivations behind this strategy.
Zhuang Minghao, vice president at Matrix Partners China, says the bombshell report makes two "fatal" mistakes in its logic.
A US treasury representative said the extension was granted to review a recently received “revised submission.”
Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing?
Existing investor Unilever Ventures also participated in round, along with venture debt fund Trifecta Capital.
SiSaf will use funds from the financing round to treat rare genetic bone and eye conditions.
The technology startup capitalized on the launch of Juwai.asia to extend its online reach from consumers in China.
Hi-So said it plans to use the new funds to bankroll various marketing efforts as well as the renovation of its app.
How this market research platform plans on becoming the “Bloomberg of startups,” and what fresh funding will do for this HR tech firm
The two firms will invest in Indonesia-focused tech startups in Southeast Asia, backing founders in the region who emerge out of the coronavirus crisis.
The latest investment comes after the company completed over US$28.3 million in series C and C+ rounds of financing led by Qiming Venture Partners in April.
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