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AD<p>Hillhouse Capital, known for its investments in Tencent, Baidu, Didi Chuxing, and Meituan Dianping, has raised a record US$10.6 billion for its …Health Care
A quick overview of what to expect at Startup Factory this September 20 & 21.
AD<p>Alibaba has grown from the plucky startup taking on eBay to China’s most dominant ecommerce player, and one of the most valuable companies in the …Alibaba Group
AD<p>When what’s standing between you and your dream job in data science is how well you do in the interview, you may start to feel the pressure. A …
While shopping online, most consumers tend to log on to the site directly to make a purchase. However, taking the most direct route might mean …Frequent-flyer Programs
AD<p>Livspace – an ecommerce marketplace for home decor – has just banked US$70 million in a series C funding round co-led by Goldman Sachs and TPG …Customers
AD<p>Elon Musk’s company SpaceX has unveiled the first private passenger it plans to fly around the Moon.<p>Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon …Yusaku Maezawa
However, the Chinese game development industry is in a limbo at the moment.Binance
In 2010, China began a slow push to reform its legal system. Now, a Chinese data company, Gridsum, is attempting to accelerate that reform.Asia
AD<p>Indian ride-hailing platform Ola said on Tuesday it plans to launch operations in New Zealand, and expand its overseas rivalry with US-based peer …SoftBank Group
AD<p>Hong Kong-based Freightos has raised US$44.4 million in a series C round led by Singapore Exchange (SGX), the company that runs the city-state’s …General Electric
The startup will use the funding to further develop an integrated ‘mobility-as-a-service’ platform to serve the world’s growing elderly population.
Hear from seasoned fintech leaders this September 20 & 21 as they delve into the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.
Hear from a crypto-evangelist, 9Gag co-founder, and Hollywood animator at Thailand’s largest tech summit
You don’t want to miss these four speakers at the Digital Thailand Big Bang 2018.Business Development
AD<p>India’s largest cab-hailing service Ola has raised US$50 million at a valuation of roughly US$4.3 billion from Hong Kong-based Sailing Capital and …University of California
AD<p>Indonesian ride-hailing giant Go-Jek today announced that it has acquired Indonesian adtech startup Promogo for an undisclosed sum. The startup …In-flight Entertainment
It has just raised $7m from investors including SBI and SCG.Indonesia
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AD<p>Go-Jek, Indonesia’s most valuable technology startup, is in talks to raise at least US$2 billion to fuel an accelerated expansion overseas, …Ho Chi Minh City
AD<p>A universal QR code was launched to free merchants from the need to display multiple QR codes to accept different cashless payment schemes. Dubbed …QR codes
“Quantum computing, if realized, would break today’s most prevalent cryptographic systems in minutes,” said Heng Swee Keat, minister for finance and …National University of Singapore
The segment is ultra-saturated and beset with public safety concerns. Meituan is better off taking risks elsewhere.Sexual Harassment
AD<p>Jeffrey Tiong was a model student. He was a finalist in a business plan competition, won a young entrepreneurship award, and made the dean’s …Living Rooms
The two companies partnered on a groceries-delivery service back in July.South-east Asia
East Ventures led the round, with participation from Ace Capital and several angel investors.Small Business
Bezos was forced to put an apology letter on Amazon’s Web site.Kindle Fire
Restaurant booking app BigDish didn't take any venture capital.Profit
AD<p>While nearly 300 million Chinese farmers flock to urban centers chasing dreams and higher salaries, Jiang Jinchun is staying put in Zaotian, his …Livestreaming
AD<p>Working in recruitment for data science, we’re no strangers to the mountains that you have to climb and the pitfalls you can plunge into as you try …Employment