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News until Apr 02, 2020

Singapore’s startup Doctor Anywhere raises $27 million despite current economy

The company is eyeing expansion to Malaysia and Philippines

Wallace HoApr 01, 2020

Airbnb to pay hosts $250 million on cancellations during this period.

Due to worsening travel industry, cancellations have been taking place globally.

Alfred LeeMar 31, 2020

Singapore's Hashtaqs is helping entrepreneurs upskill themselves online during the stay home period.

A survey stated that 39.5% entrepreneurs prefer online learning during this critical period

Alfred LeeMar 30, 2020

KK Fund launches initiative to connect startups and investors online.

Helping startups raise funds more effectively during this difficult period.

Alfred LeeMar 28, 2020

Singapore's TripGuru offering stranded Malaysians affordable accommodation.

Up to 300,000 Malaysians could be affected in Singapore.

Wallace HoMar 27, 2020

China temporarily suspends all travel into the country.

Visas of foreign nationals have all been suspended.

Alfred LeeMar 27, 2020

Investors shut down Singapore robo-advisory startup Smartly.

The firm was acquired in 2019 by Vietnam's VinaCapital.

Wallace HoMar 26, 2020

MDEC launches campaign offering free / discounted services from local tech companies.

To alleviate the struggles SMEs are facing during this difficult period.

Alfred LeeMar 25, 2020

Yelp and GoFundMe team up to promote local business fundraisers

Daily Digest 25/3/2020: 10 tech and business news around the world

Wallace HoMar 25, 2020

Facebook reducing video quality as more people stay at home.

Following similar moves from YouTube, Netflix and Amazon.

Wallace HoMar 25, 2020

SoftBank planning to sell US$14 billion shares in Alibaba

Stake sale could range from as little as US$12 billion to as much as US$15 billion

Wallace HoMar 24, 2020

Singapore's GovTech launches contact tracing app.

Using bluetooth technology to estimate the distance and duration when people come in contact with each other.

Alfred LeeMar 23, 2020

Malaysian entrepreneur launches News Asia Today to help businesses reach consumers in Asia.

The company will cover lifestyle, technology, and business news surrounding Asia.

Alfred LeeMar 20, 2020

STILE Initiative accelerator is funding up to $10m for startups.

Their second cohort is open for registration now.

Alfred LeeMar 18, 2020

Y Combinator's Summer 2020 program may be fully online.

Winter 2020 Demo Day was also brought forward a week earlier.

Wallace HoMar 16, 2020

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