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Razer gaming peripherals giant goes from loss-making to break-even in 2020

Razer generated $447.5 million for the first half of 2020.

Carl Adrian2d ago

Fireside Ventures closes new $118 million fund; will invest in 15 - 20 new companies

Fireside Ventures focuses on investing in consumer brands, and has already deployed 95% of their first fund.

Rajitha Reddy2d ago

Jack Ma reappears after vanishing for months; Alibaba shares jump 8%

In a new video recording after vanishing for months, Jack Ma is seen to be speaking to a group of rural teachers.

Alfred Lee3d ago

Latest Events


TikTok China (Douyin) has launched an e-wallet to compete with Alipay and WeChat

Douyin Pay has been added as a new payment method on the app, alongside Alipay and WeChat Pay

Carl Adrian3d ago

Hike Messenger was popular in India; now it has shut down after raising $260m+ in funding

The company was valued at $1.4 billion after raising funding from notable investors

Alfred Lee4d ago

India’s Prime Minister launches $136 million fund for startup companies

The government is investing 10 billion rupees in the new fund to grow startup companies in India

Rajitha Reddy5d ago

Latest Jobs


DJI started with drones, now they're moving into self-driving technology

DJI is hiring engineers to build technology that could be used for various autonomous vehicle parts.

Alfred LeeJan 15, 2021

Robotic Surgery is a rising industry in China; Surgerii raises $46 million

The Robotic Surgery market is estimated to reach $6.9 billion by 2026.

Carl AdrianJan 15, 2021

Founder of Indonesia's GrabToko startup arrested for scamming customers

GrabToko is an e-commerce startup from Indonesia that sold brand new smartphones at steep discounts.

Alfred LeeJan 14, 2021

Companies Fundraising


Shopee's parent company, SEA Group, has bought a bank in Indonesia

SEA Group bought Bank Kesejahteraan Ekonomi Indonesia, a significant move into the digital banking space.

Alfred LeeJan 13, 2021

Tesla to expand more aggressively in India; sets up new subsidiary company

India presents a huge market for Tesla, with lesser restrictions compared to China.

Rajitha ReddyJan 13, 2021

Zoom plans $1.5 billion share sale at 10 times its IPO price

Zoom said on Tuesday that it will sell about 4.4 million shares in a secondary offering.

CNBC.COMJan 13, 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

B2B SaaS platform VComply raises $6m led by Counterpart Ventures, Accel

In July 2019, VComply, had secured $2.5 million in a seed funding round led by Accel.

DEALSTREETASIA.COMJan 13, 2021

KKR private equity firm closes $3.9 billion fund to invest in Asia Pacific infrastructure

KKR has received strong backing from a diverse group of global infrastructure investors.

Princess Joy MalinaoJan 12, 2021

Keep fitness app from China just raised $360 million led by SoftBank Vision Fund

Keep grew to 100 million users in China within 3 years, and is now diversifying its offerings.

Carl AdrianJan 11, 2021

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