Beenext joins restaurant table reservation startup EazyDiner's US$5.84M Series B round

The company has previously raised two round of funding, led by DSG Consumer Partners and Saama Capital 

Tin Men Capital makes first close of its US$100M B2B fund; invests in Overdrive IOT, Globaltix

It will invest in startups operating in verticals such as smart cities, security, enterprise productivity, transport and logistics, omni-channel retail enablement, and travel and tourism 

Blibli to replace Kiostix as official ticketing vendor for Asian Games 2018

Selling tickets for Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony and related events, Kiostix has been receiving complaints over the quality of their service 

Indonesia Blockchain Hub launches to bring greater awareness of the technology

The Indonesia Blockchain Hub was launched as a result of a partnership between KADIN, Indonesia Blockchain Association, BEKRAF, and HARA 

Filipino foodtech company BigDish acquires restaurant and travel discovery platform Looloo

Through its online reservation platform, BigDish offer its users up to 50 per cent discounts at restaurants in Manila, Hong Kong and Jakarta 

Today's top tech news, August 16: Oyo's valuation set to cross US$4B in new round

Oyo is in talks with two consortiums -- a combination of SoftBank Vision Fund and WeWork, and a set of US-based strategic investors in the travel space 

Ready, set, hash: Blockchain-driven financial inclusion is getting attention from investors

A growing number of entrepreneurs are using blockchain technology to provide financial services to unbanked segments of the population, stoking considerable investor interest in the sector as well 

Grab teams up with Ping An to launch online healthcare services

The joint venture with the Chinese healthcare unicorn aligns with the ride-hailing company's ambitions to create an "everyday" app 

5 entrepreneurial challenges young entrepreneurs need to overcome

"Mindset has everything to do with being an entrepreneur" 

This accelerator programme wants to help Southeast Asia tap into the potential of Brunei

The partnership between Singapore's Golden Equator Consulting Singapore and Brunei's Darussalam Enterprise