Today’s top tech news, April 3: Ex-500 Startups CEO Dave McClure is back in tech scene after #MeToo allegations

Also, Singapore-based blockchain startup Morpheus Labs launches blockchain academy with startup incubator Dreamplus, and Uber opens second APAC office in Singapore 

Student housing startup Oxfordcaps secures US$8.15M led by Times Internet

Oxfordcaps works directly with universities and colleges as well to build a tailored experience for the student community, both via on-campus and off-campus housing 

AI-based analytics platform for manufacturing firms FireVisor secures funding from 500 Startups

Singapore-based FireVisor aims to reduce the huge cost of product failure and defects that manufacturing companies bear 

AirAsia launches US-based VC fund, strategic partnership with 500 Startups

Called RedBeat Capital, the VC fund will complement and enhance AirAsia's transformation into a travel technology company 

500 Startups invests in Thai food deeptech startup JuiceInnov8

The deeptech startup specialising in food biotechnology raises a Pre-Series A Round from 500 Startups 

First set of Echelon Asia Summit 2019 speakers—revealed!

Check out the first set of speakers for Echelon Asia Summit 2019 happening on 23-24 May 2019 

Meet 9 of the fantastic judges for TOP100 2019

TOP100 companies routinely raise follow-on funding and find success later in their entrepreneurial journey! 

AI, big data company AiSensum receives seed funding from 500 Startups

AiSensum uses AI to help enterprises and startups create additional revenue streams through their existing data 

[Updated] 500 Startups Vietnam to launch The Saola Accelerator

500 Startups Vietnam shares its plan to bring 500 Startups’ Silicon Valley accelerator curriculum to the country 

Vietnamese SaaS platform Base raises US$1.3M in pre-Series A funding round

For Alpha JWC Ventures, the investment into Base marks the Jakarta-based venture capital firm's entry to Vietnam