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Why proptech and real estate tech will be important in Asia

Investment in this region of the world is expanding, which is driving prices up and making it an attractive investment 

Logistics startup Park N Parcel raises US$648K, aims to enter 3 new markets by Q4 2018

Park N Parcel wants to begin its Asia expansion by entering Thailand, Hong Kong, and Japan 

Today's top tech news, April 18: Lazada Philippines launches cardless instalment payment option with BillEase

Also, Waitrr raises more than target, OCBC Bank collaborates with Google, Funding Societies raised US$25M, and Twitter may be filled with bots 

4 things I learned from Dexecure CEO's talk at the Arcadier Inspire Summit

An expert in web performance and security, InianParameshwaran discussed the impact of site speed on business metrics 

Funding Societies raised a US$25M Series B funding round led by Softbank Ventures Korea

The latest funding round for Funding Societies is said to be the largest raised by a P2P lending platform in Southeast Asia 

Today's top tech news, April 17: US bans sales to Chinese phone maker ZTE for 7 years

Also, Tencent co-leads US$159 million investment in Mining Lamp, and more 

R. E. Lee Capital to invest in 30 early stage startups as Asian family businesses look into emerging tech investment

According to R. E. Lee Capital Investment Director Bao Vu, there are three factors that encouraged family businesses and high net worth individuals to look into startup investment 

Zimplistic, the company behind flatbread-making robot Rotimatic, raises US$30M in Series C funding round

Zimplistic recently announced that it has made a US$20 million revenue in its first year of sales 

Singapore's Dexecure raises US$762K in seed funding to help speed up sites by 40%

Cocoon Capital and Walden International participated in this funding round for Dexecure 

Today's top tech news, April 16: Singapore may loosen strict rules on AirBnB-esque rentals

Also, Thailand mobile operator gets hit with data leak and Philippines bank inks interesting deal with blockchains startup