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Agritech company Cropin launches its cloud platform to digitize the agricultural industry

Backed by investors including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and CDC Group, Cropin is set on digitizing the agricultural industry. Today, the...

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Y Combinator, Global Brain back Tailor, a Japanese headless ERP startup

Tailor, a Japan-based backend enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform, said today it has raised $4.3 million in seed funding from Y Combinator...

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India approves PayU’s $4.7 billion acquisition of BillDesk

India’s antitrust watchdog has approved PayU’s proposed acquisition of payments gateway BillDesk, the second largest M&A deal in the...

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India summons Wikipedia officials over edits to cricketer’s page

India has summoned executives of Wikipedia after a cricketer's page on the online encyclopedia was edited with links to a separatist movement.

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SkorLife gives control of credit data back to Indonesian consumers

Indonesia’s credit bureaus currently have about 92 million credit records, but the founders of SkorLife say many people have trouble accessing...

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Docquity, a community for healthcare professionals, raises $44M Series C

A call between doctors can save lives. That’s what Docquity co-founder Indranil Roychowdhury learned when his father was hospitalized with a...

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Kula makes the job recruitment process less exhausting

The process of finding job candidates often entails a lot of tedious manual work for recruiters, like sending versions of the same email over and...

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Key issues you should consider before signing an international merger deal

By understanding the key issues in cross-border tech M&A, an international acquirer can close a successful transaction and achieve its commercial...

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Singapore-based Propseller uses data to take the hassle out of real estate transactions

Propseller will use its Series A to scale its business model, expand its offerings and enter overseas markets.

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PostEx acquires Call Courier to become Pakistan’s larger e-commerce service provider

Pakistani fintech PostEx has acquired logistics service provider Call Courier, creating what it describes as the largest e-commerce service provider...

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Singapore-based career development platform Glints recruits $50M in new funding

Glints, one of Southeast Asia’s largest talent development and recruitment platforms, announced today it has raised $50 million in an...

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Meta and Jio launch grocery shopping on WhatsApp in India

Meta and an e-commerce venture between India's Reliance Retail and Jio Platforms are bringing JioMart grocery shopping to WhatsApp in a...

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9count, maker of Wink and new dating app Summer, scores additional funding

Alex Hofmann once served as Musical.ly’s president, overseeing the North and South American markets for the TikTok precursor, then leaving...

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9count, maker of Wink and new dating app Summer, scores an additional $27.5M

Alex Hofmann once served as Musical.ly’s president, overseeing the North and South American markets for the TikTok precursor, then leaving...

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Indian crypto entrepreneur’s blockchain venture seeks seed funding at $200 million valuation

Indian crypto exchange WazirX's co-founder Nischal Shetty is in advanced stages of talks to raise a maiden funding round for his new venture,...

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DhiWise takes the tedium out of programming

Programming involves a lot of monotonous tasks. Based in Gujarat, India, DhiWise wants to makes things less onerous for developers with its...

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Dioseve wants to help infertile people with tech that grows egg cells

Based in Japan, biotech startup Dioseve’s ambitious goal is to grow human oocytes, or eggs, from other tissue. Its aim is to help people struggling...

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SoftBank-backed Socar, South Korea’s largest car-sharing startup, tumbles on market debut

Socar, South Korea’s largest car-sharing startup, tumbled in its Seoul stock market debut Monday even after pricing shares below the bottom end of...

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New media venture in India helping readers discern signal from noise

An Indian upstart, co-founded by a group of journalists, that seeks to disrupt how people follow news and what they consume has raised capital as it...

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India’s higher education startup Sunstone raises $35 million

Sunstone, a higher education startup that collaborates with academic institutions to help upskill their students for employability, has raised $35...

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Tiger Global leads new funding in savings and investments app Jar

Jar, which is helping millions of Indians save small amounts to invest in digital gold, plans to launch a host of new offerings including insurance...

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DriveNets connects with $262M as demand booms for its cloud-based alternative to network routers

Internet usage continues to skyrocket, with 29.3 billion networked devices projected to be in use by 2023 and the growth rate currently at around...

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YC grad QuotaBook raises $11M to scale its equity management platform

QuotaBook will use new funding to digitize the equity/fund management process, providing a common standard for security-related data.

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Mycel’s mushroom-based biomaterials sprout $10M in funding

Seoul-headquartered startup Mycel will use new funding to open a production plant in South Korea for scaling the manufacture of its fungal-based...

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India seizes $46 million from crypto exchange Vauld in money-laundering probe

India’s anti-money laundering agency has frozen assets worth $46.4 million from the local entity of Vauld for facilitating “crime-derived”...

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LongHash Ventures launches second fund for $100M to support web3 infrastructure

LongHash Ventures, a web3-focused investment firm and accelerator, has launched its second fund for $100 million, its CEO, Emma Cui, told TechCrunch.

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Game firms request India PM Modi ‘uniform and fair treatment to all’ following BGMI ban

A group of game companies in India has requested Prime Minister Modi to offer a “uniform and fair treatment” to all following ban on Krafton’s...

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Accel backs Produze to help agri-producers in India export globally

Accel has led a $2.6 million funding in Produze, an Indian startup that is attempting to help local agri producers sell to international retailers,...

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