BeeNext, Recruit Strategic Partners join Indian startup Locus's US$4M funding round for global expansion

Locus provides a platform for enterprises to manage intra-city logistics for scheduled and on-demand deliveries with data analytics capabilities 

BeeNext contributes to Indian grocery delivery startup Milkbasket's US$7M fundraise

Last August, e27 exclusively reported Milkbasket's pre-Series A fundraise from Chinese VC firm Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group 

Automobile marketplace Droom.in raises US$30M to expand to Southeast Asia; to go for IPO in 2019

Droom, which also plans to develop its Machine Learning and AI capabilities, raised funding from Toyota, Digital Garage and existing investors 

Philippines' AI-powered HR-tech startup Sprout Solutions raises US$1.6M led by Kickstart Ventures

Sprout's Insight can help predict attendance levels at enterprises, based on historical attendance, weather data and information on where employees live 

Today's top tech news, April 20: Fyle, Cobo Wallet raise funding rounds

In addition to Fyle and Cobo Wallet, Edu2Review and Intrepid are also some of the startups announcing their funding rounds today 

Zilingo, an under 3-year-old cross-boarder fashion marketplace in Singapore, bags a whopping US$54M in Series C

The fresh infusion of capital will be used to focus deeply and boost the Indonesia business, foray into other Southeast Asian markets and the cross-border businesses 

Beenext-funded logistics automation startup Locus.sh expanding to Southeast Asia

By 2020, the company aims to automate all the human decisions involved in sending a package from point A to point B, using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 

Singapore's Beenext co-invests in P2P cryptocurrency exchange Koinex

Koinex facilitates real-time trading of multiple cryptocurrencies on a single platform, based on a peer-to-peer exchange model 

With fresh funding, iPaymy wants to help SMEs unlock the power of the credit card

iPaymy offers SMEs an avenue to access a capital injection, interest free, for 55 days 

Local services booking platform Kaodim raises US$7M led by Square Peg Capital, SIG

Kaodim, which operates as Gawin in the Philippines and Beres in Indonesia, will use the funds for product development and expansion into underserved markets in Southeast Asia