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    Ecommerce site Blibli acquires online travel agent Tiket

Ecommerce site Blibli acquires online travel agent Tiket

Blibli announced the acquisition of Tiket at a joint event in Jakarta today. Photo credit: Blibli. Indonesian online travel agent Tiket has been acquired by Blibli, an ecommerce site backed

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    Mobike gets $600m as global expansion shifts into top gear

Mobike gets $600m as global expansion shifts into top gear

Photo credit: Mobike. Bike-sharing app Mobike has raised yet another huge round of funding, the Chinese startup revealed this morning. This time it’s pocketing US$600 million, mainly from social media

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    Brief: Slack aims to raise $500m as big tech firms mull over buyout

Brief: Slack aims to raise $500m as big tech firms mull over buyout

Photo credit: Giorgio Minguzzi. The news: Slack is aiming to raise US$500 million in an ongoing funding round. If the company hits its target, it will have an estimated valuation

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This Singaporean startup goes beyond bikes, lets people share electric scooters

  This Singaporean startup goes beyond bikes, lets people share electric scooters

Neuron’s electric scooter and its smart charging dock. Photo credit: Neuron Mobility. Singapore hasn’t been spared from the onslaught of

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Rape victim sues Uber again, this time for accessing her private medical records

  Rape victim sues Uber again, this time for accessing her private medical records

Photo credit: Pexels. An Indian woman living in the US, whose Uber driver was convicted for raping her during a

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Malaysian fintech startup shoots through equity crowdfunding goal in 24 hours

  Malaysian fintech startup shoots through equity crowdfunding goal in 24 hours

MyCash co-founders Mehedi Hasan Sumon (L) and Nurol Haq Shamrat. Photo credit: PitchIn. MyCash Online, a Malaysian fintech startup, says

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PrivyID raises pre-series A for electronic signatures

  PrivyID raises pre-series A for electronic signatures

Marshall Pribadi, founder and CEO of PrivyID. Photo credit: PrivyID. PrivyID, Indonesia’s answer to San Francisco-based DocuSign, secured an undisclosed

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Australian startup future-proofing your skills raises $1.7m to expand to Singapore

  Australian startup future-proofing your skills raises $1.7m to expand to Singapore

Photo credit: kasto / 123RF. Sydney-based education startup Academy Xi announced today it raised US$1.7 million in a series A

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500 Startups’ Japan fund closes at $35m with government backing

  500 Startups’ Japan fund closes at $35m with government backing

500 Startups’ Japan team. Photo credit: 500 Startups. 500 Startups’ Japan-focused fund has closed fundraising after exceeding its US$30 million

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