Japan’s Nichirei, Vertex Ventures, Sistema Asia join fresh meat brand Licious's US$25M funding

Licious follows a farm to fork business model, owning the entire back-end supply chain 

How one woman is disrupting the entire manufacturing process in India

She had her mind set on becoming an astronaut, but eventually pivoted to become an innovator in the manufacturing field 

Go-Jek arm in talks to invest US$30M Indian e-sports gaming startup Mobile Premier League

In 2016, Go-Jek acquired three Indian tech companies -- C42 Engineering, CodeIgnition and Leftshift 

Hong Kong's Steadview Capital joins Indian startup UrbanClap's US$50M funding

According to a report, with this funding, UrbanClap's valuation has more than doubled to US$480 million 

Today’s top tech news, November 28: Kerala's restaurant owners to boycott food delivery apps

Also, Google’s workers want nothing to do with China, China's authorities announce a broad crackdown on Didi's safety violation 

Vehicle-sharing startup Drivezy raises US$20M from Yamaha, Japanese VCs

Drivezy has also announced that it has secured US$100 million in an asset financing deal under it plans to induct over 50,000 vehicles 

India: Solar startup Freyr Energy, SaaS firm Verloop raise funding

Freyr Energy is a full-service solar solutions firm providing access to cheap energy whereas Verloop is SaaS customer engagement automation platform 

Japanese firm Mitsui & Co. leads Series B funding in wearable healthcare brand GOQii

GOQii offers tools for real-time personalised coaching and scheduling health check-ups, a health e-commerce store, a health locker, and a cash reward programme 

Meet the 30 women entrepreneurs selected for Zone Startups's empoWer programme

Top two startups will receive a one-week market access trip to Quebec in Canada and access to the Amazon Launchpad Program 

Agritech startup CropIn raises US$8M from Chiratae Ventures, Bill & Melinda Foundation

Its SmartFarm app deployed across agribusinesses' own field agents allows for business-to-business-to-farmer plot-level farm management