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News until Apr 07, 2021

Glints recruitment startup raises $22.5 million; largest funding for career platform in SEA

Glints fundraising is the largest to date for a career startup in Southeast Asia

Rajitha ReddyApr 07, 2021

Clubhouse has a new feature that allows creators to get paid on the app

A new 'Send Money' button will appear on creators' profiles

Carl AdrianApr 06, 2021

Porsche and Shell plan to set up an EV charging network between Malaysia and Singapore

Both Porsche and Shell aim to build the first cross-border electric vehicle charging points in SEA

Faith BaltazarApr 05, 2021

Singapore startup companies raised $5.5 billion in funding for 2020; falling by 35%

Startup funding in Singapore has been falling for the past few years.

Alfred LeeApr 05, 2021

Three ways VC firms can construct sustainably diverse portfolios – TechCrunch

Underrepresented founders are the most undervalued asset class in the U.S. today, and investors are starting to realize that diversity is not charity -- it’s economic opportunity.

TECHCRUNCH.COMApr 05, 2021

Indonesia's J&T Express logistics firm plans to raise $1 billion via US IPO

J&T could be the largest Indonesian company to make it to the US public listing

Faith BaltazarApr 02, 2021

Spotify wants a piece of the live-audio market; buys Clubhouse competitor Betty Labs

Spotify has been making a series of acquisitions over the past few years

Carl AdrianApr 02, 2021

The Briefing: Air Taxi Startup Lilium Going Public, HighRadius Closes $300M Series C, And More

Crunchbase News' top picks of the news to stay current in the VC and startup world.

NEWS.CRUNCHBASE.COMApr 01, 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

Exclusive: PayPal launches crypto checkout service

PayPal Holdings Inc will announce later on Tuesday that it has started allowing U.S. consumers to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay at millions of its online merchants globally, a move that could significantly boost use of digital assets in everyday commerce.

REUTERS.COMApr 01, 2021

China's Geely to set up new aerospace company

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group plans to set up a commercial aerospace company to develop its satellite and communications technologies in the southern city of Guangzhou, local government said on Tuesday.

REUTERS.COMApr 01, 2021

Nimbly is helping companies automate their workflow processes; raises $4.6 million in funding

Nimbly provides a software as a service (SaaS) solution for businesses.

Faith BaltazarMar 31, 2021

Sea Limited donates $37m to NUS to push technology-focused education

Sea Limited focuses on driving growth for Singapore's technology ecosystem.

Faith BaltazarMar 31, 2021

AirAsia plans to offer ride-hailing services similar to Grab and Gojek

AirAsia posted a record loss of $570 million for Q4 2020 after revenues fell by 92%

Rajitha ReddyMar 30, 2021

Bigo Live owner (Joyy) made $578 million in Q4 2020, but is still unprofitable

Joyy expects to grow by over 70% year-on-year for 2021

Rajitha ReddyMar 29, 2021

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