Indonesian smart fishery platform eFishery raises US$4M funding round

Already available in 16 provinces in Indonesia, eFishery has started running pilot projects in Bangladesh, Thailand, and Vietnam 

Beenext, 500 Startups join Indian startup Cube Wealth's US$2M funding round

Cube Wealth was founded by Satyen Kothari, who had previously founded Citrus Pay, which was sold to Naspers-backed PayU for US$130M in 2016 

Gilmour Space secures US$14M to develop low-cost hybrid rockets for small satellite market

The startup plans to launch Eris-100, a three-stage commercial vehicle capable of carrying 100 kilograms to low-earth orbits, in 2020 

Bangladeshi ride-hailing startup Shohoz raises US$15M pre-Series B funding round

Golden Gate Ventures leads the latest funding round for Shohoz, which also provides online ticketing service on its app 

Deep tech investments: What are the opportunities and challenges?

Investing in deep tech startups requires a different playbook due to its nascent systems and complexity 

Lazada to offer online financing for its sellers in Singapore

Developed by Finaxar, this solution allows sellers to directly access working capital using a fully automated online application process, with credit approval in a short time 

Today's top tech news, August 13: Grab allows image sharing and Tesla gets sued

Also, SweetEscape raises a million dollars and nabs funding from 500 Startups 

Enterprise SaaS platform raises funding from 500 Startups, VIISA; eyeing Southeast Asia helps enterprises streamline activities, such as hiring, payroll, task management, team collaboration, and approval management 

6 Asian celebrity angel investors you may not have heard about

By leveraging on the celebrities' fame and popularity, it would do well for startups to consider this group of individuals as a useful source of funding 

[Updated] FinAccel raises US$30M Series B to support Southeast Asia expansion

The funding round followed an undisclosed Series A funding round that FinAccel has announced in October 2017