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Korean startup Ridibooks raises US$20M to grow e-books platform

The Series C round was led by Praxis Capital Partners, ShinHan Finance Investment, and Company K Partners 

[Updated] Favstay raises US$2.88M funding from Dusit International, 500 Startups, others

Similar to Airbnb, Favstay helps users rent trendy rooms at popular tourism destinations in Thailand 

dtac Accelerate launches Batch 5, introduces 'tracks' to better serve specific startups

It also introduced Global Expansion Track, which it wants to use to help Thai companies achieve global growth 

57 rising Asian startups

Here's a quick list of startups putting Asia on the startup map. 

Thai startup Ookbee to shut down e-commerce unit due to stiff competition

"The e-commerce unit is not growing as fast as we expected and as a small startup, we think it's better to use our capital elsewhere," says its founder Natavudh Pungcharoenpong 

Meet 8 CEOs steering through Thailand startup ecosystem

Thailand's startup scene may be young, but its chiefs are far from inexperienced. 

Tencent, Ookbee launch joint venture to grow digital content in Thai

Together, they seek to develop a content ecosystem focused on user-generated content 

The startups that blew up your FB timeline at dtac accelerate Demo Day

An interesting fact from dtac accelerate was the increasing participation from Myanmar-based startups or big companies with stake in the country 

Fellowship of the seed: 7 dtac accelerate startups receive over US$1.9M of combined funding

Seven out of 11 dtac accelerate startups have landed investment, which equals to a success rate of 70 per cent 

Our best investment is human capital: InVent's Tawan Boonyawat

In this Meet the VC article, InVent's VC Manager explains why it recently led a Series A round into the golf reservations app Golfdigg