Four Indonesian SaaS startups merge to support SMEs digitisation

Talenta, Sleekr, Jurnal, and Klikpajak decided to merge into Mekari to accelerate SMEs’ digitisation 

Philippines edtech startup Edukasyon acquires online directory

The acquisition will help Edukayson quickly scale its network of educational institutions 

The Financial Times reportedly acquires Singapore-based tech media Deal Street Asia

The Financial Times recently bought a majority stake in The Next Web, tech media in Europe 

KL-based Cuscapi acquires tech firm Amplify Me for US$1.6M

Malaysian company Cuscapi Bhd’s moves will migrate its existing customers from an aging client or server platform to cloud-based technology platform 

OVO expands to P2P lending service by acquiring Taralite

Indonesian mobile wallet OVO confirmed it has acquired P2P lending startup Taralite 

Silicon Valley customer service company acquires Singaporean startup Collabspot

The acquisition is a nice win for a Singapore company that launched back in 2012 

India-based Affle buys Singapore’s O2O platform Shoffr

The consumer intelligence company Affle reportedly acquires online-to-offline (O2O) platform Shoffr in a cash-and-stock deal 

Online cashback platform RebateMango acquires Thai rival DeeDee Cashback

This deal will bring RebateMango's total user base to over one million across Southeast Asia 

China’s YY fully acquires Singapore-based Bigo for US$1.45B

The live streaming company from China has obtained the right to purchase a majority share in Bigo since last June 

Warung Pintar acquires a platform that connects farmers with direct sellers

Limakilo, which is translated Five Kilos, is acquired by Warung Pintar for its simplification of food chain