There is increased interest in Indonesia from American VCs, BukuWarung co-founder says.
To the surprise of many, China’s largest OTA is Meituan, an internet behemoth that’s mostly known as a food delivery giant.
A vicious cycle of monitoring and overwork is fueling productivity—and backlash.
Locus plans to use the funds for improving geographical reach as well as building its research and development team to expand its product line.
Often the only Asian VC in the deals it is involved in, iGlobe Partners connects western and Asian startup networks to invest in game-changing innovations.
The ten startups in the second edition of the accelerator program each receive USD 10,000 in cash and USD 100,000 in-kind investment.
Paytm, India’s most valued startup at USD 16 billion, has become the latest high-profile company looking to go public.
We reflect on our role in media, while looking at the impact others have made in their respective societies.
Are self-driving cars ready for the masses? Probably not, but rides are being tested in Beijing right now.
Startups in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Delhi have witnessed dozens of its employees, key leaders, as well as founders falling prey to the virus.
Kuaishou is onboarding international vendors mainly offering cosmetics, skincare products, food, watches, and luxuries.
With the current round, Forter almost tripled its valuation to USD 3 billion to become the most valuable privately-held company in the industry.
Indian venture debt funds raised a total of USD 85 million in FY 21, up from USD 62 million raised in FY 20.
Pintu founder Jeth Soetoyo previously launched the stablecoin Rupiah Token.
Indonesia still lacks proper waste management systems, which has led startups to create new green alternatives.
Fintech startup Finology won the Seedstars World Competition, earning USD 500,000 in funding.
BigOHealth has connected over 8,000 COVID-19 patients with doctors online, free of charge.
Snapchat crossed 60 million users in the last quarter of 2020 in India, where it is deploying a three-pronged approach of localized content, games, and culturally relevant augmented reality experience
This is the latest and biggest data breach afflicting the country.
CEO says it is ‘too early’ to decide whether to follow Foxconn and TSMC to US.
The Chinese fintech sector is changing, and Ant Group needs to find new ways to grow its business.
Baidu’s autonomous driving unit Apollo is morphing into an income driver outside of its advertising business.
The company targets the enormous potential in the global cross-border payment market.
Masan-controlled VinCommerce will gain the right to sell its groceries on Lazada Vietnam.
Amazon Pay has signed up close to five million merchants, it said last month.
The Guangzhou-based firm expects to roll out truly driverless robotaxi services without safety operators in China by 2021.
Tencent doesn’t have a platform to directly rival Alibaba’s Taobao, but it remains relevant in the e-commerce space thanks to WeChat and investments in other e-commerce platforms.
India’s vaccine roll-out program at the beginning of the year instilled positive sentiment, but the second wave of COVID-19 infections has resulted in subdued consumer demand.
This is an abbreviated summary of KrASIA’s Decoded Episode 1 on ByteDance.
The subsidiary develops microchips that enable intelligent control, sensing, and fingerprint identification.
BharatPe was valued at USD 900 million earlier this year when it raised USD 108 million in Series D round.
Technology-enabled grocery service and B2B agricultural provider Sayurbox has partnered with over 10,000 farmers in Indonesia.
Media copyright and sponsorships form the lion’s share of revenue in e-sports, and Tencent is behind the mega-deals in China.
The round brings Tonik’s total funding to USD 44 million.
Joe McGuire is the founder of MyMy, a company bidding for one of five digital banking licenses that Malaysia will provide in Q1 2022.
The Saudi startup also plans to integrate third-party financial services on its platform, a move that will create more value for its clients.