Indonesian edutech startup Ruangguru receives grant from MIT SOLVE programme

The startup will use the new funding to continue running its Ruangguru Digital Bootcamp programme 

Today's top tech news, May 21: Grab partners Maybank for Malaysia mobile wallet, Singapore blocks piracy sites

Plus, dtac accelerate reveals latest cohort and Mobike looks set to launch in India 

These 11 startups have made it into dtac accelerate 6th batch programme

According to dtac accelerate Managing Director Sompoat Chansomboon, the standard of this batch's participants is "remarkably improving" 

Live-streaming platforms in Asia: Will they overcome Twitch?

Asia-based live-streaming apps have the advantage of localisation, but how do they measure up against international variants? 

Echelon TOP100 Qualifiers come to a close — let's get ready to rumble!

Echelon scoured Asia over 2-months and heard pitches from over 300 startups to find the TOP100 companies from the region! 

Language learning platform Squline enters Australia, offers Bahasa Indonesia classes

Squline is a platform that enables users to learn foreign languages from native speaker teachers via video calls 

Indonesia's Series B funding gap is a serious problem, here's how NextICorn aims to address it

High growth startups could burn out if there is a lack of investors who can cut US$5-30 million checks 

Taiwan government, US NGO co-sponsor contest for Asian startups

Taiwan hopes to bring together representatives from 13 countries from the greater-APAC region to solve humanity's biggest issues 

Why fasting is the ultimate productivity hack for entrepreneurs

Who would have thought the secret to working more efficiently lies in a practice thousands of years old? 

File sharing company Xunlei launches blockchain ecosystem

Xunlei will allow users of their blockchain-based OneThing Cloud to share idle computing resources in exchange for LinkToken