LINE officially joins the decentralised community with 5 new dApps and a global digital token

LINE corporation's LINE will use internal blockchain technology to build co-creative relationships between users and service providers 

Hustle Fund closes US$11.5M fund from Shanda, Naver, LINE, plans to shift focus to SEA

Pre-Seed focused VC firm Hustle Fund is now looking to invest in Southeast Asia after raising US$11.5M and hiring a Singapore-born Managing Partner 

LINE launches cryptocurrency and blockchain network

The Japanese messaging giant will list the crypto tokens, called LINK, on its own cryptocurrency exchange BITBOX 

LINE's parent Naver invests in Southeast Asia's product discovery and comparison platform iPrice

Naver’s direct investment comes only three months after iPrice raised an undisclosed in Series B round led by LINE Ventures 

Today's top tech news, Aug 15: Y Combinator is now in China; Singapore's Alpha7 secured US$5.2M

Also, Hong Kong's Animoca secured US$1M funding, LINE welcome TRON (TRX) into BITBOX, and more 

Corporate innovation is on the RISE in Thailand, as highlighted by these recent events

As industry leaders in Thailand are consciously going through digital transformation, startups are reaching maturity and need guidance on operating in the big league 

AI-powered messaging services provider 8 Interactive announces it has raised over US$650,000 in angel funding

8 Interactive allows businesses to manage customer service queries across multiple platforms, like LINE, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and WeChat 

Today's top tech news, April 11: Appier integrates data analytics with LINE

Also, ZAP inks deal with KFC, Razer Game Store launches, Hmlet expands, and NGVI acquires into fintech and e-commerce 

Thai fintech startup StockRadars allows users to duplicate trades executed by expert crypto traders; to raise US$12M via ICO

The social trading startup has also partnered with LINE Thailand to enable users to buy and sell stocks inside the chat platform 

SoftBank picks controlling stake in LINE's mobile subsidiary in Japan

LINE MOBILE provides a service where users can use as much data as they want for major social networks such as Line, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram