cross-border

Lightspeed backs Markato, a marketplace that helps independent brands break into Asia

During the pandemic, almost all retailers in Asia established an e-commerce presence and adopted digital payments. But one thing that didn’t change was sourcing, say the founders of cross-border mar

eBay appoints new head of emerging markets, covering regions like Southeast Asia and India

eBay announced today that it has appointed Vidmay Naini as its general manager for global emerging markets, a role that covers the company’s growth in Southeast Asia, India, Eastern Europe, Israel,

Accel backs Produze to help agri-producers in India export globally

Accel has led a $2.6 million funding in Produze, an Indian startup that is attempting to help local agri-producers sell to international retailers, the latest in a series of bets as investors and entr

For China bulls like Jim Breyer, Russia ties present ‘geopolitical challenges and questions’

China has emerged as one of the most powerful countries in the world. Now, its close ties with Russia — against which the rest of the world has swiftly united since its invasion of Ukraine &#821

DCM is poised to make roughly $1 billion off its $26 million bet on Bill.com

David Chao, the cofounder of the cross-border venture firm DCM, speaks English, Japanese, and Mandarin. But he also knows how to talk to founders. It’s worth a lot. Consider that DCM could see m

Hong Kong fintech startup Qupital will offer services to eBay cross-border sellers

Qupital, a trade financing platform, said today that it has entered an agreement with eBay to be one of its officially recommended Hong Kong financing service providers. Qupital will provide offshore

Airwallex gets $160 million Series D to launch more cross-border financial products

Airwallex, a Melbourne-based cross-border financial startup that achieved “unicorn” status last year, announced today that it has raised a $160 million Series D. The round included ANZi Ve

Airwallex raises $13M led by Tencent to bring its cross-border payment service to Europe

Australia-based cross-border payments startup Airwallex has closed a $13 million Series A round to expand its reach across Asia Pacific and into Europe. The deal was led by Chinese internet giant Tenc

TransferWise moves into Asia Pacific with opening of regional HQ in Singapore

TransferWise, the billion-dollar valued startup that reduces the cost of cross-border payments, has taken a big step to globalizing its service after it opened an Asia Pacific office in Singapore. Th