Five startups from different regions of Southeast Asia gave their best five-minute virtual pitches last July
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Nearly three-fourths of those who have experienced immersive marketing admitted to having spent more at the store as a direct result of the experience.
Like China a decade ago, Vietnam could be at the start of an e-payments revolution, with players aiming to replicate the success of Alipay and WeChat Pay.
Leading the round are ZTC Private Markets, Singapura Finance, and Vickers Venture Partners, each pouring US$5 million into the banking-as-a-service firm.
ShopeePay captured 26% of Indonesia's e-wallet market, beating out Ovo's 24% and GoPay's 23%, among others.
Analyzing Carousell’s latest financial numbers and saying farewell to an Indonesian ecommerce pioneer.
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According to a recent Zomato report, India's food delivery scene has seen its total sales recover to around 75% to 80% of its pre-Covid-19 numbers.
Apna plans to use the new funds to expand to more cities, hire talent, and broaden its user community.
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The big question is, should e-wallets defend the payment hill or capture a larger swath of other markets?
The move comes after India banned 59 Chinese apps in June, including TikTok.
This latest round takes the online learning startup's valuation to US$1.4 billion from just US$510 million in February this year.
This is the largest healthtech fundraising within Southeast Asia to date, the company claims in a statement.
Telecom giant Singtel dips its toes into every digital industry possible and the fintech startup that cut jobs due to the pandemic
The development comes after Kuaishou announced in June that it would invest 3 billion yuan to build a livestreaming ecommerce base in Chengdu.
Bangladesh hasn’t gotten much investor attention despite its growing startup scene.
Participating investors include LeapFrog Investments, SBI Investment, and Xiaomi.
The merger with 701Search solidified Carousell’s hold over the general classifieds space in Southeast Asia, but profitability remains some distance away.
The ecommerce platform was founded in 2013 as a joint venture between eBay and Indonesia's Telkom.
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