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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 early-stage crypto investments

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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 money together. Mapan digitized that concept, and turned it into a service where users, also mostly women, can use it to pay for goods and services. Th…

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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 funding.

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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 companies in Q1 2022.

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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 Pakistan, it announced on Friday. Alibaba’s overseas expansion has manifested in a mix of investment and integration over the past decade. In 2018,…

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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 (formerly known as Square) and existing backer Insight Partners. Additionally, a number of other investors, including founder and CEO of Checkout.com Gu…

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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 investors hunting down high-growth startups in the space. More than 600 crypto or blockchain companies are now headquartered in Southeast Asia, accordin…

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Without a clear ask, your pitch deck is useless

Having a great "ask" slide can reassure investors: It shows a founder wants to raise an amount of money that unlocks the next stage of growth and knows what milestones they need to hit to get there.

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Equity crowdfunding appears immune to market volatility, on track for its best year yet

With the fundraising climate now showing cloudy skies, equity crowdfunding is getting ready for a field day.

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