Korean marketplace lender PeopleFund raises additional US$5M in Series B

The funding is the extension of its Series B funding announced last year, led by Kakaopay corp. 

LINE, iPrice Group join forces to launch LINE SHOPPING in Indonesia

The partnership for LINE SHOPPING followed a funding round raised by iPrice Group from Naver last year 

Lattice80 founder sued in Korea for non-payments of returns to investors

The legal charges against Joe Cho Seunghyun were filed by Chun Yong Beom, who had invested US$183K in his firm Marvelstone Partners in 2015 

South Korean media company invests in streaming service iflix

The Malaysia-based company announced that it has received investment from South Korean media company JTBC 

Today's top tech news, April 5: Go-Jek gains decacorn status

We also have updates from the Chinese government, Market Kurly, and the Indonesian central bank 

Today's top tech news, March 29: LINE names Founder Jungho Shin as Co-CEO

In addition to LINE, we also have updates from BigBasket, WeWork, and Lightspeed 

Vietnamese retail tech Vingroup to sell US$1B shares to SK Group

Korean conglomerate SK Group reportedly plans to purchase US$1 billion worth of stocks in Vietnam’s real estate and retail tech Vingroup 

Golden Gate Ventures, Hanwha Asset Management team up to invest in Series B rounds

Golden Gate Ventures and Hanwha Asset Management expect there will be 80 to 110 startups raising a Series B round over the next two years alone 

Medtech startup Milu Labs raises funding from Korea's Magna Investment, Turret Capital

Milu Labs is a medical diagnostics company with a focus on maternal foetal medicine and women’s health 

Today's top tech news, January 21: Major graft at DJI and TADA moves into Vietnam

Plus, an influencer marketing platform launches X10 Media and Warung Pintar raises US$27.5 million