QR code-based mobile payments startup QFPay raises US$20M for global expansion

Investors include Sequoia China, Matrix Partners, MDI Ventures, Rakuten Capital, and Dubai-based VentureSouq 

SingSaver's parent CompareAsiaGroup raises US$20M funding led by Experian

In 2018, it launched a CompareAsiaGroup Technology and R&D centre in Singapore, which was supported by EDB 

White Star Capital eyes Asia expansion with new Hong Kong office

The VC firm also appointed Joe Wei, a former investment banker at Deutsche Bank, to head the Hong Kong operations 

These are the 5 startups that attended KineticOne's acceleration programme in Hong Kong

KineticOne is meant for startups in the logistics and supply chain spaces and mainly acts as a deal sourcing unit for VC firm Mount Parker 

Haulio wins PITCH, becoming the first Singapore startup to achieve champion title

Held at Hong Kong's RISE, PITCH is said to be the world's largest pitching competition 

Temasek buys stake in Hong Kong’s logistics tech company for US$300M

State investor Temasek reportedly has acquired 21.7 per cent stake in Li & Fung’s logistics business 

Today's top tech news, June 19: SHOPLINE launches in Malaysia, Stripe partners with small business platform Xero

Also, Ohmyhome opens proptech innovations centre, and B Capital invests in Indian scooter rental startups Bounce 

11 startup events happening in Asia that might help give you a boost!

The month of June is brimming with awesome tech events across Asia! Here’s a list of the ones we think you should check out! 

HK's cross-border e-commerce shipping startup Buyandship raises US$2.2M

Customers can choose Buyandship for international shipping and deals, products, and exclusives from overseas merchants 

7 startup events in June that you would hate to miss

June is filled with exciting startup events covering all sort of topics --from blockchain to drones