Fintech startup LatiPay raises US$3M from Jubilee Capital, others to expand to Singapore, US

LatiPay allows Chinese consumers to pay for goods and services using Yuan whilst merchants receive full payment for goods or services direct to their local bank account in their local currency 

This New Zealand startup just raised US$2.1M to enter Indonesia, the Philippines

Postr builds telco-branded white label apps that allow people to "hire out" their Android lock screens for advertising in return for mobile data or airtime 

Malaysians are the biggest users of Instagram in APAC: Report

The social photo and video sharing platform is also seeing its popularity soar among the older generation 

Global from Day One co-invests in New Zealand firm's US$5M Series A round

Global from Day One is a cross-border technology fund with the majority of capital to be invested in New Zealand and Taiwanese startups 

Singapore's Fundnel partners with regional angel network BANSEA

BANSEA is launching a new platform in order to diversify potential startup investments via Fundnel's network 

Global from Day One raises US$26M for its second fund; makes first investment in Qotient

GD1 Fund II is a cross-border technology fund targeting startups in New Zealand and Taiwan with a focus on the US and Asian markets 

Sparkbox partner, Pinehurst gets US$30M startup fund for NZ, Taiwan

GD1 looks to invest between US$250K and US$1.5M in around 20 startups in the areas of software, Internet and smart devices 

Darktrace wants to disrupt the cybersecurity paradigm in Asia

The UK-based startup is leveraging on machine learning and advanced mathematical algorithms to nip cyber threats in the bud 

Tech Helping Tech: How IQube teaches kids better tech

Philippine startup Tactiles is willing to go the extra mile to change the engineering ecosystem for students with its nifty IoT kit IQube 

New Zealand VR media firm 8i snags US$13.6M from Samsung Ventures, others

8i wants more humans to star in virtual reality videos; hence, it went and got funds from these top names