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 Base.vn nabs funding from 500 Startups 

Enterprise SaaS platform Base.vn raises funding from 500 Startups, VIISA; eyeing Southeast Asia

Base.vn 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 

China Internet Report 2018: Chinese internet giants are expanding and so is government regulation

The China Internet Report 2018 shows that China tech trinity Baidu, Tencent, and Alibaba are expanding their businesses to every corner, ranging from retail to fintech