Captain's Log, November 13: Amazon's imminent launch in Australia, Bitcoin price slides amid Civil War

Also, Shanghai is building a massive personal data exchange system, and AXA launches an insurance API 

How Australian agritech startup OneCrop aims to tackle China's "white pollution" problem

OneCrop produces eco-friendly plastic sheets that farmers use to improve crop yield. Find out how their product is better than existing ones 

Captain's Log, Oct 20: Intel Capital names 2 APAC startups in latest investment

PanenID is one of the winners of Australia's Investing in Women initiative, MAS sets new rule for VC managers, while SoftBank already prepares next fund 

Australian financial comparison site iSelect acquires majority stake in iMoney

iSelect first invested in iMoney in 2014, when it was the sole investor in the company's US$4 million Series B funding round 

Planning to startup in Australia? Here is your guide to setting up a new business Down Under

With rapid growth in the local startup ecosystem, Australia is an increasingly attractive place for entrepreneurship 

[Updated] Go-Jek, Grab, Traveloka, and EMTEK Group reportedly have eyes on Fusion Payments

The due diligence for the investment in Fusion Payments is currently underway, with the deal expected to be reached "soon" 

Unlockd launches Swapps in Indonesia, making its debut in Asian market

To launch Swapps in the market, Unlockd teams up with XL Axiata's AXIS, though it is open to partnership with other telco companies 

Fundnel aims to facilitate dealflows in Asia through new partnership with Australian incubator ThincLab

Outside of Australia, Singapore-based crowdfunding platform Fundnel has been actively building its networks in markets including India and Indonesia