Toyota may invest $550 million in Didi; Singapore VC EV Growth raises US$200M

12 Tech Happenings on 5/30/2019


Wallace Ho30 May, 2019

Toyota may invest $550 million in Didi; Singapore VC EV Growth raises US$200M

12 Tech Happenings on 5/30/2019

1. China introduces new draft rules for data privacy protection, including any customized content using recommendation algorithms driven by personal data should be explicitly labeled

2. Xiaomi's global investment amount reached RMB 5.8 billion in 2018

3. Tencent and Roblox announce game partnership, the jointly owned company will be based in Shenzhen

4. Short-video app Kuaishou's 快手 daily active users hit 200 million mark, reflecting its rapid growth in rural popularity

5. E-commerce platform DoNew 斗牛 raised nearly 10 million from Series A fundraising

6. Toyota may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi: Nikkei

7. DHL brings Africa eShop to 20 countries in a competitive nod to e-commerce platform Jumia

8. Singapored-based VC firm EV Growth raises US$200M first fund, exceeding initial target

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9. Bain Capital is raising a $1 billion tech fund for buyouts and late-stage investments

10. Online lender SoFi has quietly raised $500 million in funding, led by Qatar

11. Digital therapy startup Talkspace picks up $50 million Series D

12. Micro financing for social sellers, collaboration between AVANA and Funding Societies

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Wallace HoAuthor

COO @ BEAMSTART

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