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Supreme Court’s EPA ruling all but ensures the US won’t be competitive with China or Europe

The United States still has a shot at turning things around, but it's a long one.

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OP Crypto raising $100M for ‘Fund of Funds’ to back fund managers

OP Crypto is raising $100M for its new investment, dubbed "Fund of Funds", to deploy capital into emerging fund managers focused on...

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MoHash raises $6M seed funding to bring sustainable, stable yields to DeFi

The recent collapse of UST has once again demonstrated that many of the so-called stablecoins in the web3 world today are tied to high-risk and often...

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Mapan’s services helps low-income Indonesians users afford goods and services

In Indonesia, arisans are traditionally rotating savings and credit associations (RSCA) that let groups of people, primarily women, save and borrow...

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Tiger Global backs SaaS omnichannel social commerce platform SleekFlow in $8M funding

SleekFlow, which helps businesses build customer flow automation from messaging and live video to transactions, has closed $8 million Series A...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Food tech smorgasbord, VCs squeeze crypto founders, startup layoffs 101

According to The Good Food Institute, fermentation startups received $290 million of the $911 million investors dropped on alternative protein...

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Alibaba extends logistics arm to Pakistan for e-commerce unit Daraz

Cainiao, the logistics service operated by Alibaba, is launching two automated distribution centers in Karachi and Lahore as its first entry into...

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Indian esports fantasy startup FanClash raises $40 million

FanClash, a two-year-old Indian startup, is attempting to bring esports such as sleeper hit titles PUBG Mobile, COD and DOTA 2 to the fantasy sports...

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Is consolidation on the horizon for Southeast Asia’s tech industry?

An analysis of recent changes in the market reveals four factors that could catalyze consolidation in Southeast Asia in the near future.

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Tencent, Block back Indonesian fintech platform Flip with $55M Series B extension

Flip, an Indonesia-based consumer payment platform, has closed a $55 million Series B extension round led by Tencent with participation from Block...

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In Southeast Asia, a booming crypto scene

Southeast Asia, a diverse region with an expanding population and rising income, is emerging as a popular destination for crypto entrepreneurs and...

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Bluesheets wants to better manage financial data and workflows via its business automation platform  

Bluesheets was founded to address the inefficiencies experienced by businesses when it comes to financial data consolidation, reconciliation and...

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Thailand’s Salary Hero is an earned wage access startup that plans to become a neobank

Salary Hero wants to provide lower-income Thai workers with more financial flexibility. The startup, which focuses on earned wage access and finance...

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Indonesian crypto trading app Pintu scores $113M Series B

Last year saw a huge funding boom for Southeast Asian consumer investment apps and if Pintu’s funding announcement today is anything to go by, that...

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Indonesian hyperlocal social commerce app Super gets $70M led by NEA

Super, the Indonesian social commerce startup focused on small towns and rural areas, announced today it has raised an oversubscribed $70 million...

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SwipeRx lands $27M from MDI and Gates Foundation to digitize the pharma industry in Southeast Asia

SwipeRx has transformed and digitized the pharmacy industry and become a one-stop platform for pharmacists to perform all their daily tasks in...

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Metaverse app BUD raises another $37M, plans to launch NFTs

BUD, a nascent app taking a shot at creating a metaverse for Gen Z to play and interact with each other, has raised another round of funding in three...

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Southeast Asian payments infrastructure unicorn Xendit banks $300M

Xendit, a payments infrastructure platform for Southeast Asia, has raised $300 million in fresh funding. The company’s new valuation wasn’t...

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Pintarnya is building a super app for Indonesia’s blue collar workers

Indonesia’s 60 million blue collar workers contribute 20% to its gross domestic product, but they face a lot of uncertainty. Many are forced to...

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Jungle Ventures closes a $600M fund, bringing its total assets under management to over $1B

Singapore-based venture firm Jungle Ventures is digging deeper into Southeast Asia and India with the close of its fourth fund. Fund IV totals $600...

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Singapore-based Good Startup raises $34M fund to invest in alternative protein companies

Good Startup, a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on alternative protein, has closed its latest fund. Consisting of $34 million, the new...

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Fertility startup Hannah Life Technologies gets $5.15M Pre-Series A

Hannah Life Technologies, a startup for couples trying to conceive, announced today it has raised $5.15 million in pre-Series A funding led by...

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Eureka Robotics, the team behind the ‘IkeaBot’, picks up $4.25M

Remember the IkeaBot? The robot went viral for its ability to build Ikea furniture as well (or better) than humans can. The team behind the project...

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Atma wants to make job hunting in Indonesia easier

Atma, an Indonesian startup that wants to make job hunting less painful, announced today it has raised $5 million in pre-seed funding led by AC...

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Rali_cap gets backing from global VCs and launches $30M fintech fund for emerging markets

Rali_cap, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on emerging markets fintech, has launched a $30 million fund. Last month, the firm, formerly...

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Backed by Tiger Global and Sequoia India, Toplyne helps product-led growth teams tackle user conversion

For product-led growth companies (PLG), the perennial question is: how do we get non-paying customers to subscribe? Then the second question is: how...

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China’s logistics robot maker VisionNav raises $76M at $500M valuation

Industrial robotics has in recent years become one of the hottest tech sectors in China as the country encourages the use of advanced technology to...

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Dat Bike is the creator of Vietnam’s first domestic electric motorbike

Dat Bike is on a journey to reduce the amount of gasoline used in Vietnam. The startup makes electric motorbikes with key components that it designs...

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