Scooter-sharing startup from former Uber exec raises US$6.4 million

By Sainul Abudheen K

The startup will roll out its service soon and then will expand to Malaysia, Australia and South Korea Read More

Household services marketplace Helpling raises funding from Swiss media group

By Sainul Abudheen K

Helpling has also announced the acquisition of the Swiss business from its former rival Book a Tiger Read More

Amazon India leads US$12M investment in online insurance startup Acko

By Sainul Abudheen K

Acko is a general insurance company that leverages on data and analytics to provide personalised insurance products Read More

Singapore's Vouch Insurtech raises US$755K from GREE Ventures, Nogle Capital, angels

By Sainul Abudheen K

Customers who purchase their car insurance via Vouch Insurance receive up to 15 per cent cashback, on top of existing no-claim discount, from insurers if they don't make any claims Read More

Alibaba-backed Paytm forays into digital gold; consumers can now buy, store, and sell gold on their smartphones

By Sainul Abudheen K

Consumers can buy and sell gold using their Paytm account for as low as US$0.02 which will then be stored in lockers, or can get it delivered to home as minted coins Read More

Beijing drafts regulations mandating smart locks for bike-rentals in the city

By TechNode | Apr 25, 2017

Most bike-rentals in the country such as Mobike, Bluegogo, and Xiaoming have adopted smart locks on their bikes Read More

Bike-rental startup ofo lands series D+ backed by Alibaba’s Ant Financial

By TechNode | Apr 24, 2017

The announcement came less than two months after ofo secured a US$450 million series D in March Read More

Gobee.bike launches in Hong Kong, raises seed funding led by Swiss Founders Fund

By Anisa Menur A. Maulani

Starting with over 1,000 smart bicycles, Gobee.bike aims to grow to 20,000 bicycles by July Read More

500 Startups partners with Echelon, plans to showcase Southeast Asia startup ecosystem to corporates

By Chee Hui Ming | Mar 16, 2017

Here is what tech and non-tech MNCs and SMEs tech and non-tech can learn from a global VC with over 1,800 investments from 60 countries under its name. Read More