financial services

Indonesia e-commerce leader Tokopedia raises $1.1B from Alibaba and SoftBank’s Vision Fund

December 12, 2018 0

Indonesia-based e-commerce firm Tokopedia is the latest startup to enter the Vision Fund after it raised $1.1 billion Series G round led by the SoftBank

Walmart partners with Rakuten to open its first e-commerce store in Japan

December 11, 2018 0

Walmart is continuing its strategy of revamping its businesses in Asia after the U.S. retail giant opened its first e-commerce store in Japan, where it

Payment service Toss becomes Korea’s newest unicorn after raising $80M

December 10, 2018 0

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an $80 million round

Forget Watson, the Red Hat acquisition may be the thing that saves IBM

October 29, 2018 0

With its latest $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, IBM may have found something more elementary than “Watson” to save its flagging business. Though the

In brief: Thai auto insurance portal Roojai gets $7m from World Bank affiliate

October 26, 2018 0

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In brief: Hong Kong ‘challenger bank’ Neat raises funds

October 24, 2018 0

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In brief: ClearTax bags $50m to take tax filing online

October 24, 2018 0

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Nubank is now worth $4 billion after Tencent’s $180 million investment

October 9, 2018 0

Nubank, the Brazilian financial services company, has raised $180 million from the Chinese internet giant, Tencent. Tencent has long been interested in financial services startups,

Vietnamese P2P lender Tima nets $3m funding to improve credit scoring and expand offline

October 1, 2018 0

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Japan and blockchain tech are a match made in heaven

October 5, 2017 0

Tatsuto Fujii, principal analyst at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (L), Yuzo Kano, CEO at bitFlyer (M), and Mio Takaoka, partner at Arbor Ventures (R) on

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