Tax collection app OnlinePajak raises Series A funding round from Alpha JWC Ventures, Sequoia Capital

OnlinePajak Founder Charles Guinot said that the new funding will be used for "improve and strengthen" their technology 

Hong Kong-based mobile lending startup WeLab raises US$220M from Alibaba, IFC, others

With its proprietary risk management technology, WeLab analyses unstructured mobile Big Data within a short time to make credit decisions for individual borrowers 

Singapore 'marketplace for investors' raises US$13.5M Series B from Sequoia

Smartkarma Co-founder Jon Foster pointed to the Sequoia investment as a big deal in an industry that rarely attracts VC attention 

OYO says it did not acquire Zo Rooms despite claims from its investor SoftBank

Last year, there was another serious allegation that the SoftBank funding that Oyo announced in early 2016 did not actually happen 

Captain's Log, Oct. 19: SparkLabs launches US$100M cryptocurrency fund; Meituan-Dianping raises US$4B

Also in the news is InnoVen's Q2 achievement of closing deals worth US$26 million across different sectors including online travel, logistics and SaaS 

Used furniture, appliance marketplace Zefo raises US$9.2M to take on mighty GreenDust

Zefo offers 10,000 products across categories like beds, sofas, dining sets, wardrobes, TVs, washing machines, refrigerators and air-conditioners 

After Sequoia departure, Yinglan Tan raises US$25 million for first fund

Yinglan Tan was known to be raising money for his first fund; now the details are in 

As 2017 nears its end, here are 7 Indian startups to watch out for

From F&B to AI, from design to p2p lending, here are some companies that are expected to shine 

Paytm rival MobiKwik raises US$35.4M from Bajaj Finance

The partnership will empower consumers to avail credit facility through the MobiKwik wallet, enabling them with instant purchases and payment option 

(Exclusive) Sequoia Capital's Venture Partner Yinglan Tan quits, launching a new VC fund

According to multiple sources, Tan's new fund, named Insignia Venture Partners, will be announced in a week or so