Today's top tech news, March 15: Uber plans to kick off IPO in April

Apart from Uber, we also have updates from Ofo, Mswipe, and a cyber security bill in Thailand 

Line Ventures to put in US$20M to back Thai startups

Under the ScaleUp program, Line Thailand and Line Ventures aim to have the first Thai unicorn within the next three to five years 

Pomelo welcomes former RedMart's executive Jim Boland as new CFO

The appointment is said to be the company's strategic key hires 

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 

DEPA partners with top IoT innovation leaders from Singapore to bolster Digital Park Thailand and IoT Institute

This initiative under the Thailand 4.0 policy is a continuing progress of integrated development 

New retail startup Yo-ren raises US$11 million

Yo-ren is working to become the go-to platform for international people trying to buy Japanese fashion 

UOB, The FinLab launch programme to help SMEs in Thailand go digital

SMEs from the F&B, FMCG, construction, logistics, retail, wholesale and travel industries can apply for the Smart Business Transformation Programme 

These sweet sixteen startups are taking on the competition at TOP100 Thailand

Thailand winners will pitch in Singapore for a chance to win S$100,000 in prizes! 

KBank's VC arm Beacon invests in Thailand's proptech startup Horganice

Horganice provides cloud-based rental properties management solutions for apartments, dormitories and markets 

Today’s top tech news, February 27: Eventbrite launches in Singapore, eSports event company PlayBrain raises US$1.9M

Also, ButlerInSuits rebrands into Butler, India's cybersecurity startup CloudSEK raises funding from IDFC-Parampara