SoftBank Group raises $270M for early stage startup investments; China court recognizes Bitcoin as virtual property

Oyo valued at $10B after founder purchases $2B in shares; WeWork CEO reportedly cashed out $700M ahead of its IPO

SoftBank Group raises $270M for early stage startup investments; China court recognizes Bitcoin as virtual property | BEAMSTART News

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1. Most companies surge on first day of trade on China's Nasdaq-style venue, SSE Star Index 50 科创板

2. China court recognizes Bitcoin as virtual property

3. China opens up finance sector to more foreign investment

Network with investors & entrepreneurs in Johor at BEAM Happy Hour this 26/7/2019

4. Bytedance to set up data centres in India, in line with government efforts towards data localisation

5. SoftBank Group raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early stage startup investments

6. India's Oyo valued at $10B after founder purchases $2B in shares

7. Collaboration app Notion Labs hits $800 million valuation in new funding

8. Kaishustory 凯叔讲故事, educational content app for children, receiving US$50M C funding round

9. Japan's Mitsui invests $14m in Indian electric mobility service firm SmartE

10. 4Kmiles 深圳四千里数据科技有限公司, Chinese cross-border e-commerce service provider, to receive 6-digit angel investment

11. Lexion raises $4.2M to bring AI to contract management

12. WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO

This article is contributed by partners Chinaccelerator & BEAM

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