Thai bank SCB doubles the size of its fintech-focussed corporate VC fund to US$100M

To date, Digital Ventures has engaged with over 800 startups and more than 60 VC funds in nearly 30 countries, including Golden Gate Ventures and Dymon Asia Ventures 

Singapore's e-commerce veteran ezbuy raises US$17.6M in pre-Series C funding round

ezbuy plans to use the new funding to support product development and international expansion 

I finally understand what makes an angel investor tick

The fascinating world of angel investing in Southeast Asia, from picking the right founders to investing in ICOs 

SmartUp scores US$5M to connect blockchain startups with investors, resources around the world

ValueCoin, a blockchain-powered international trading platform, is the first startup to be incubated by SmartUp's owner Tickled Media raises US$6.7M to expand to Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam

The media-tech firm has also received an undisclosed sum in venture debt financing from DBS Bank, bringing the total funding raised thus far to over US$11M 

Today's top tech news, May 22: Qoo10 launches a credit card so shoppers can get rebates

Also, China is working with US to remove ZTE sanctions, WisePass receives new funding, and more 

Beauty services marketplace HelloBeauty raises seed funding round

HelloBeauty gets its funding from Nest Corp for an undisclosed sum 

BeeNext contributes to Indian grocery delivery startup Milkbasket's US$7M fundraise

Last August, e27 exclusively reported Milkbasket's pre-Series A fundraise from Chinese VC firm Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group 


Crossing the finish line: Industry experts give key advice on nailing the due diligence process

The fundraising process does not end after the term sheet has been signed, what follows next is a long process of getting the books in order