ViSenze raises US$20M Series C funding round co-led by Gobi Partners, Sonae IM

ViSenze will use the funding to provide advanced, vertically-focused visual commerce technology to retailers, brands, and media companies 

Today's top tech news, May 14: Funding galore and The Great Room opens new co-working space

In other news, Didi can test driverless vehicles in California and Trump tweets ZTE reversal 

Carousell confirms US$85M Series C and plans to double-down on artificial intelligence

Carousell will use money will be used to further enhance its AI capabilities as well as grow its listing categories 

Nick Nash expected to start Series B fund upon leaving Sea Group

The fund is said to write cheques in the US$20 to US$100 million range and invest in 10-12 companies over its lifetime 

MetroResidences, the Airbnb for business travellers, launches in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is Rakuten-backed MetroResidences's third market after Tokyo and Singapore 

[Podcast] The Jay Kim Show with Rakuten Ventures Managing Partner Sae Min Ahn

What is the telltale signs of when a prospect or proposal is a good or bad bet? 

Meet 27 more investors participating in TOP100 2018

Welcome to Asia's coolest startup event to start 2018! 

Today's top tech news: December 14

US-based WeWork has leased a 40,000 sq ft of space in Funan for its second co-working space in Singapore 

Malaysian drones startup Poladrone bags Judges Choice Award at Echelon Asia 2017

The Fan Choice award goes to DesignBold, a Vietnamese startup providing visual editing tools