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Instant messenger app Hike gets US$65M in funding led by Tiger Global

The Indian company will use the funds for product development, marketing and hiring talent Hike, the Indian instant messaging app, has raised an investment of US$65 million in a funding round led by Tiger Global, a New York based investment firm, followed by Bharti SoftBank. Hike is backed by Bharti Softbank (BSB) — a joint venture between Bharti

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Philippines’ Coins.ph launches Thailand’s second Bitcoin exchange

The expansion from Philippines to Thailand is the first step in Coins’ plan to increase its regional presence Philippine­-based startup Coins.ph has launched coins.co.th, a Bitcoin exchange in Thailand. It’s now the second legal exchange in the country. The expansion from Philippines to Thailand is the first step in Coins’ plan to increase its regional presence. “We recognise the lack

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[Singapore] Ben & Jerry’s Join Our Cores

In conjunction with the its first Sundae School, Ben & Jerry’s is launching its Join Our Core competition to hunt for sustainable social enterprises Synopsis: Ben & Jerry’s will be debuting its business competition for social enterprises, Join Our Core, in Singapore for the first time on 1 September 2014. Getting back to their core of

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Ex-poker professional Chow Shing Yuk’s gamble with EasyVan

The delivery-matching platform is a product of hunger and stupidity, shares the CEO of EasyVan, in a candid conversation with e27 I had imagined Chow Shing Yuk (better known as Shing), CEO and Co-founder, EasyVan, to be a less famous version of Ko Chun, the top-notch, world-renowned God of Gamblers played by Chow Yun-fat in the 1989

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