theAsianparent.com raises "8-figure US dollars" in Series C to expand in Asia, Africa

By Sainul Abudheen K

The firm recently launched an app which offers curated articles from experts, a baby development and milestone tracker, and a photo booth and photo editor Read More

InstaReM seeks lending partnership, gearing up for digital banking license

By Prisca Akhaya T.

The Singapore-based cross-border payments startup is the first company that confirmed its intent to apply for a digital banking license released by the MAS Read More

Top tech news, May 16: Vertex raises US$230M for new Southeast Asia fund

By Sainul Abudheen K

Vertex Ventures was an early investor in ride-hailing giant Grab Read More

P2P lending fintech Validus closes over US$15.2M Series B funding led by Dutch bank FMO

By Prisca Akhaya T.

Validus Capital marked the Dutch development bank’s first investment in Asia Read More

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

By Kevin McSpadden

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

Cross-border payments firm InstaReM raises US$45M from Telkom's VC arm, Rocket Internet, others

By Sainul Abudheen K

This will accelerate growth in InstaReM’s existing markets and enable it to enter new markets in Japan and Indonesia; the company plans to launch an IPO in 2021 Read More

Today's top tech news, October 16: Grab launches roadmap to improve transport safety standards

By Yon Heong Tung

Also, Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen passes away at 65, NETS launches PayCollect, and more Read More

Campus social ticketing startup Get raises US$2.5M led by Vertex Ventures

By Sainul Abudheen K

Get enables students to purchase event tickets, merchandise and club memberships, and has over 220K members across Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong Read More