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    Last-mile logistics startup Lalamove bags $100m series C, rolls into 100 Asian cities

Last-mile logistics startup Lalamove bags $100m series C, rolls into 100 Asian cities

Man with a van: Lalamove has expanded from Hong Kong to several Southeast Asian cities. Manila is the latest launch. Photo credit: Lalamove. Just nine months after raising its US$30

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    China’s answer to Airbnb just got $300m funding

China’s answer to Airbnb just got $300m funding

Photo credit: Nomao Saeki. Tujia, China’s biggest Airbnb-esque site, has trousered US$300 million in funding, it announced today. The money is technically only for its online offerings, following the earlier

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    Nordic accelerator launches in Shanghai, joining wave of expat-preneurs in China

Nordic accelerator launches in Shanghai, joining wave of expat-preneurs in China

Photo credit: Oliver Cole / Unsplash. In a WeWork office overlooking central Shanghai, a cohort of Scandinavian entrepreneurs pitch to a throng of investors, startup folk, and fellow northern Europe

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How fintech startups are using big data to solve China’s huge credit gap

  How fintech startups are using big data to solve China’s huge credit gap

Photo credit: estherpoon / 123RF. It was almost Angel Zhang’s 22nd birthday. She wanted to do something special, spend a

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Gaming giant Nexon buys South Korean bitcoin exchange Korbit for $80m

  Gaming giant Nexon buys South Korean bitcoin exchange Korbit for $80m

Photo credit: albund / 123RF Stock Photo. Gaming company Nexon has acquired a 65 percent stake in South Korean cryptocurrency

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How Japan turbocharges tech across Southeast Asia

  How Japan turbocharges tech across Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s homegrown ride-hailing app has taken in a lot of Japanese cash. Photo credit: Grab. When you think of

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In China, internet celebs are turning into entrepreneurs. Here’s how.

  In China, internet celebs are turning into entrepreneurs. Here’s how.

Photo credit: Hannah Morgan. On a tree-lined street in Shanghai, a glass storefront shows off frilled dresses and high heels.

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Brief: China fines WeChat, Weibo in intensifying crackdown on banned content

  Brief: China fines WeChat, Weibo in intensifying crackdown on banned content

Photo credit: Sinchen Lin. The news (extracted from the Wall Street Journal): The Chinese government said it fined Tencent, Baidu,

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Q&A: Veteran VC Ron Cao on why he thinks China’s market is ‘just getting started’

  Q&A: Veteran VC Ron Cao on why he thinks China’s market is ‘just getting started’

Ron Cao, founder and managing director of Sky9 Capital. Previously at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Photo credit: Sky9 Capital. There are

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