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e27 discussions, what was your greatest mistake as a startup employee?

Employee is the key word here, we ain't talking founder; we are talking about the rest of us 

BankBazaar raises US$30M Series D led by credit rating agency Experian

The Bangalore-based online financial marketplace recently expanded into Malaysia and Singapore 

Temasek, EDBI, Alibaba join augmented reality startup Magic Leap's US$502M Series D

Magic Leap develops a computing platform based upon Mixed Reality, wherein the user interface integrates into our surroundings, perceivable only by the user 

What you should --and should not-- say when fundraising for a crowdfunding project

A new research revealed that claiming your product to be both "novel and useful" may actually ruin the chance to earn more in your  crowdfunding goal 

Hong Kong startup Prenetics raises US$40M to use DNA testing for a healthier life

The investment was led by Beyond Ventures and Alibaba's Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund 

Online investment platform CapBridge raises US$2.9M from SGX, Tim Draper

The funds will go into building multiple functions on the CapBridge platform for companies and investors to tap on, engage with, and exchange content between each other 

IDX suspends trade for shares and warrants of Kioson, citing significant cumulative price hike

Kioson has seen its shares price rose to IDR2,120 (US$0.15) by closing on Monday from IDR450 (US$0.03) during its debut on October 5 

Fingerlix grabs US$7M more to deliver ready-to-cook food at your doorsteps

Mumbai-based Fingerlix serves a wide range of products like batters, mixes, curries, dals, parathas and ‘fully-ready’ accompaniments 

In its fight to secure e-money licensing, Grab halts GrabPay credit top-up feature

Grab confirmed that the company is currently in "intensive" talks with Bank Indonesia 

Ignite PH announces the finalists for the Startup World Cup Philippines regionals

Ten startups are vying for the chance to represent the country at the Startup World Cup Finale.