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Stripe acquires Bouncer, will integrate its card authentication into the Radar fraud detection tool – TechCrunch

On the heels of a $600 million fundraise earlier this year, payments giant Stripe has been on an acquisition march to continue building out its business. In the latest development, the company has acquired Bouncer, a startup based in Oakland that has built a platform to automatically run card authentications and detect fraud in card-based […]

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Twitter said to have held acquisition talks with Clubhouse on potential $4B deal – TechCrunch

Twitter held talks with Clubhouse around a potential acquisition of the live drop-in audio networking platform, with a deal value somewhere around $4 billion, according to a report from Bloomberg. TechCrunch has also confirmed the discussions took place from a source familiar with the conversations. While the talks occurred over the past several months, they’re […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMApr 09, 2021

MessageBird acquires 24sessions to bring video to its ‘omnichannel’ platform – TechCrunch

MessageBird, the omnichannel cloud communications platform recently valued at $3 billion, is continuing to ramp up its M&A activity. Following last year’s acquisition of Pusher, a company that provides real-time web technologies, it is announcing that it has acquired “video-first” customer engagement platform 24sessions, and customer data platform Hull. Terms of the two new deals […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMApr 01, 2021

PayPal to Enter China’s Online Payment Market - Pandaily

Following U.S. digital money transfer platform PayPal’s acquisition of Chinese licensed payment company GoPay in 2019, PayPal made another move to hold the full equity of GoPay today.

PANDAILY.COMJan 13, 2021

Sea Group firms up digital payments play in Indonesia with Bank BKE acquisition

The deal can be seen as part of Sea Group's ongoing plan to increase customer retention on Shopee by doubling down on ShopeePay.

DEALSTREETASIA.COMJan 13, 2021

EU approves Google's $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit, subject to conditions

Google's $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit has been conditionally approved by the European Commission, the executive arm of the EU.

CNBC.COMDec 21, 2020

Reddit to Buy TikTok Rival Dubsmash in New Video Push

Reddit, the 15-year-old online news aggregator and discussion forum, has agreed to buy lip-synching video app Dubsmash, one of the few remaining startups to rival TikTok, according to two people with direct knowledge of the deal. The acquisition, originally set to be announced on Monday, marks ...

THEINFORMATION.COMDec 14, 2020

China fines Alibaba, Tencent’s e-book subsidiary over anti-trust violations – TechCrunch

The Chinese government is moving to curb the power of some of China’s most influential internet companies. The country’s top market regulator announced Monday that it is fining Alibaba and China Literature, Tencent’s e-book spinoff, for failing to report their past acquisition deals for clearance. The cases involve Alibaba’s equity investments in major Chinese mall […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMDec 14, 2020

Intuit buys TradeGecko; Largest exit in Singapore since pandemic.

The acquisition is said to be over $80 million

Alfred LeeAug 04, 2020

Grab acquires Singapore’s Bento Invest

The acquisition enables Grab to provide retail wealth management and investment solutions to users, driver-partners, and merchant-partners across the region.

Ismawati AsmatFeb 04, 2020

Singapore-based Shopmatic acquires SaaS firm CombineSell

The Singapore’s ecommerce company, Shopmatic sets to streamline its online offering from its CombineSell acquisition.

Syamil FaisalOct 16, 2019

Malaysian Female CEO sells AlkaLife Group to Conglomerate in Korea.

The 32-year old entrepreneur is one of the youngest women from Malaysia with an acquisition.

Ashley LeeOct 10, 2019

99.co acquires iProperty.sg and Rumah123 portals to boost growth in SouthEast Asia

The acquisition will catapult 99.co to its target on market leadership.

Syamil FaisalOct 09, 2019

5 Ways to Save Your Business From Acquisition

It's not impossible to bypass M&A hunters, but it's not easy either.

BEAM TeamAug 03, 2017

Exabytes acquires HT Internet in strategic move

Aims for acquisition to contribute at least 5% of group’s total bottom line within 3 years, acquisition paid for in cash in two tranches, before and after due diligence.

BEAM TeamMar 07, 2017

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