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Filipino live streaming app Kumu raises 5 million Series A led by Openspace Ventures

Topica raises 50M for its online learning services in Southeast Asia

Ecommerce logistics startup Locad gets 49M seed round led by Sequoia Capital Indias Surge

Philippines SME lending startup First Circle raises 26M ahead of regional expansion

GoJek buys fintech startup Coinsph for 72M ahead of Philippines expansion

Philippinesbased home services platform GoodWork gets 16 million to expand in Southeast Asia

GoJek brings in Misfit cofounder and exFacebook head to lead Vietnam business

Financial comparison super app Jeff raises 15M seed extension

ObserveAI raises 8M to use artificial intelligence to improve call centers

Singapores Credit Culture raises 295M for its soontolaunch digital loan business

UK researchers develop new lowcost rapid COVID19 test that could even be used at home

Ecommerce logistics startup Locad gets 45M seed round led by Sequoia Capital India

Momo Vietnams top payment app lands big Series C investment led by Warburg Pincus

PayMaya owner Voyager Innovation raises 167M from KKR Tencent and IFC to launch digital bank in the Philippines

Oriente raises 50 million to continue building its infrastructure for digital financial services

How US national security agencies hold the internet hostage

GrowSari a B2B platform for small stores in the Philippines adds investors like Temaseks Pavilion Capital and Tencent

Apple quietly removes games that glorify extrajudicial killings in the Philippines

A close look at Singapores thriving startup ecosystem

Tonik raises 21 million to launch digital bank in the Philippines

Grocery startup Honestbee makes layoffs and cuts costs as it prepares to raise more money

ShopBack a cashback startup in Asia Pacific raises 45M from Rakuten and others

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in 60 markets

Philippine ecommerce enabler Great Deals raises 30M Series B led by logistics firm Fast Group

Komunidad a Philippinesbased environmental intelligence platform lands seed round

Grab raises more money again

Philippines payment processing startup PayMongo lands 12 million Series A led by Stripe

With a 10 million round Nigerias Paga plans global expansion

Led by exAmazonians Acquco raises 160M to buy and scale ecommerce businesses

Grocery delivery startup Honestbee is running out of money and trying to sell

Grab plans to raise 2B more this year to fund an acquisition spree in Southeast Asia

Indias OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank

Philippines fintech business Voyager raises 215M in Tencentled round

Manilabased payments processing startup PayMongo raises 27 million in seed funding

Snapcart raises 10M to shed light on consumer spending in emerging markets

GoJeks Southeast Asia expansion runs into a roadblock in the Philippines

Igloo raises 82M to bring insurance to more people in Southeast Asia

Maritime recruitment platform Seafair gets 57M led by General Catalyst

AI training and social network content moderation services bring TaskUs a 250 million windfall

Tala grabs 145M to offer more financial services in emerging markets

Facebook removes more pages in Philippines for misleading activity

Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise 99M in VC

Brankas wants to bring Southeast Asias banks and ecommerce into the digital era

Philippines buy now pay later startup Plentina raises 22M seed round

People are petitioning for Apple to take down games glorifying Dutertes war on drugs

VCs give us their predictions for startups and tech in Southeast Asia in 2019

TNB Aura closes 227M fund to bring PEstyle investing to Southeast Asias startups

Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers

Indonesian fintech Xendit is now a unicorn with 150M in fresh funding led by Tiger Global

Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria Ukraine EU and India in coming months