Blockchain-powered mobile games distribution platform ALAX raises US$3.8M via token sale

ALAX claims consumers and game developers will now benefit from faster transaction times, reduced price of content, and will open gaming and app purchases to millions of ‘unbanked’ consumers 

Where does a startup start in Asia? Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and Thailand all say here

Hong Kong and Taiwan are great for a startup looking to enter greater market; but if you are looking for a more self-sufficient market, you should consider Japan 

Tech recruitment platform GetLinks raises funding from SEEK Group, Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund

GetLinks started off as an online headhunter service which curates and connects tech talents to businesses. It plans to add new services with the latest funding round 

Hong Kong mini-storage startup buys Taiwanese peer

The Hong Kong startup Boxful has been in Taiwan for a couple of years, but this deal helps add additional warehouse space 

Kristal.AI is bringing artificial intelligence to the fintech world, raises US$1.85M seed round

The fintech platform allows clients to chose from 150 'Kristals' which manage their money according to their investment risk profile 

DBS Fintech Accelerator kicks off again in Hong Kong with 6 global startups

The second edition of DBS Fintech Accelerator began on Monday with startups coming from Hong Kong, the UK, Israel, Poland, and Australia 

Hong Kong wedding marketplace Hitchbird nabs seed round from Catcha Group

Hitchbird has over 5,000 wedding vendors on its platform in 24 categories across 53 cities in Asia 

Today's top tech news, Mar 23: ObvioHealth enables "site-less" clinical trial, raises US$3M in Series A

Based in Orlando and Singapore, ObvioHealth digitises clinical trial process to make it faster and more cost effective 

Here are the regional startups that made the first FT 1000 list from Asia

The FT 1000 put companies like MoneySmart and Cashshield next to companies like Air Asia and Jollibee 

[Podcast] Revolut expansion lead Jakub Zakrzewski on the future of money

The Revolut card allows people to transfer money in 25 different currencies with zero fees, and now it is expanding globally