Malaysia-based travel tech startup LokaLocal secures funding at a valuation of US$1.5M

This marks South Korean BonAngels Ventures Partners’ first investment in Malaysian company 

Today's top tech news, Nov 22: Singapore's Arcadier to raise US$25M via token sale

Arcadier aims to introduce immutability, transparency and decentralisation to the global B2B and B2C e-commerce markets, while enhancing trust through blockchain 

e27 partners with Hello Tomorrow Singapore Regional Summit 2018 to accelerate the growth of Southeast Asia's deep tech ecosystem

Deeptech innovations are founded upon complex science and engineering, often characterised by long gestation periods and elaborate integration processes 

Singapore's CapBridge gets central bank approval to operate private exchange

CapBridge and ConsenSys are also working on an Ethereum blockchain-powered securities exchange 

MatahariMall denies shut down reports, says synergising services with Matahari Department Store

Like MatahariMall, Matahari Department Store is an offline retail giant that is also owned by Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group 

(Infographic) A beginner's guide to Bitcoin and blockchain technology

Do you know there are 1,635 different cryptocurrencies across the world? 

Cross-border payments firm InstaReM raises US$45M from Telkom's VC arm, Rocket Internet, others

This will accelerate growth in InstaReM’s existing markets and enable it to enter new markets in Japan and Indonesia; the company plans to launch an IPO in 2021 

Digitalising cashflow management and what it means for businesses

Xero and e27 invite you to an evening of engaging discussion with startup founders to discuss how harnessing digitalisation can help you stay in control of your business 

Quadrant Protocol launches blockchain-based data authentication technology to improve data accuracy

Quadrant Protocol's main mission is to clean up the Data Economy by avoiding murky data activities