Asia’s venture capital-backed startups are gunning for Starbucks. In China, the U.S. coffee giant is being pushed by Luckin Coffee, a $2.2 billion challenger surfing China’s on-demand wave
The digital revolution in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, continues to attract big money from investors. Hot on the heels of a $50 million round for Bukalapak, a billion-dollar comp
Indonesia’s Moka, a startup that helps SMEs and retailers manage payment and other business operations, has pulled in a $24 million Series B round for growth. The investment is led by Sequoia In
WeWork is setting its sights on Southeast Asia, but that isn’t stopping local rivals from building up their business. In Indonesia, EV Hive — a co-working brand first started by a VC firm
Singapore-based e-commerce startup ShopBack came on the radar when it raised $25 million last November, and now the company is making its first acquisition. ShopBack said today it has picked up Seed
Investors in Indonesia have started a new project aimed at digitizing the kiosk shops that adorn the streets of capital city Jakarta. Warung Pintar — ‘smart kiosk store’ — hel
East Ventures is back at it again with another new fund to invest in early-stage companies in Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy and the world's fourth most populous country.
This new $30
Grab, Uber’s biggest rival in Southeast Asia, has completed its first major acquisition after it bought up Indonesian startup Kudo to boost its nascent mobile payments platform. Neither party i
One of Southeast Asia's longest-serving seed-stage investors has reloaded its coffers for more deals after East Ventures closed its fifth fund, worth $27.5 million.
HipVan, an online furniture store based in Singapore, has closed a $3.3 million Series A funding round. The investment was led by Golden Gate Ventures, the Singapore-based VC that recently announced i
Omise, a Thailand-based payment enabler, is in the money today after it raised a $2.6 million Series A round to develop its payment gateway system and expand across Asia.
Glints, a Singapore-based startup focused on helping graduates gain the right experience to enter the workforce, closed a SG$475,000 (US$380,000) seed round to develop its service and plan an overseas
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