Tag "Investments"

They’re on track to turn a news startup into a new media empire

March 24, 2017 0

The News Lens’ Mario Yang (left) and Joey Chung (right). Photo credit: Tech in Asia. While the media industry flails and self-flagellates over fake news

Used-car marketplace Carro will now lend you money to buy a car

March 24, 2017 0

Genie, Carro’s automobile financing subsidiary. Photo credit: Carro. It was around September last year that Singapore-based used-car marketplace Carro ran into issues trying to get

Indonesia’s Qlapa scores series A to scale handicrafts marketplace

March 24, 2017 0

Photo credit: Qlapa. Indonesian marketplace for handmade products Qlapa today announced it has closed its series A round, led by Aavishkaar Frontier Funds, an impact

Alibaba’s favorite ‘warehouse robot’ maker gets funding

March 23, 2017 0

Photo credit: Geek+. China has been the world’s number one buyer of industrial robots since 2013, and last year surpassed Japan’s total of operating robots.

4 rising startups in Japan

March 23, 2017 0

This week’s roundup features energy, ecommerce, and the return of Japan’s laundry-folding robot. Full details below: Favy Photo credit: André Luís. Favy has raised US$3

Fintech overtakes ecommerce in SEA, and other insights in our latest funding report

March 23, 2017 0

Tech in Asia’s new biannual report looks at the most recent developments in the region’s booming tech scene in terms of funding activity, fast-growing verticals,

How Malaysia’s top financial comparison site plans to dominate Southeast Asia

March 23, 2017 0

Suppose you want to compare loans, credit cards, or insurance plans. Depending on where you live, your destination would be different: Moneysmart in Singapore, Cermati

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