theAsianparent.com's owner Tickled Media raises US$6.7M to expand to Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam

The media-tech firm has also received an undisclosed sum in venture debt financing from DBS Bank, bringing the total funding raised thus far to over US$11M 

soCash wants to turn merchants into ATMs; raises Series A from Vertex

The company wants to make ATMs redundant by building a network of merchants...including possibly your neighbour 

theAsianparent bags funding from Vertex to expand to India, Sri Lanka

Aside from building a new audience base in new markets, expansion will also include building more resources for dads wanting to improve their parenting skills 

How are young children in Southeast Asia using mobile devices?

Three- to eight-year-olds in Southeast Asia are no strangers to mobile devices. Are they really using educational apps on these gadgets? 

theAsianparent rolls out Q&A feature 'Groups'

Questions posted on the platform include "In which cultures is the placenta eaten?"