1. Pinduoduo says agricultural GMV hit record high ahead of annual earnings release

2. China’s Tencent boss to call for tighter governance on internet economy

3. China’s cosmetics startup Yatsen to buy 35-year-old skincare brand Eve Lom

4. Qiming invests $15m in Morewis, a developer of industrial software and systems

5. Online car-buying platform Autohome may raise up to $1.1b in Hong Kong listing


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1. Asia Partners raises $384m in final close of its inaugural fund for SEA startups

2. AirAsia food is now available in Singapore, with free delivery until March 16

3. Insurtech platform Symbo secures US$9.4M Series A, acquires digital health platform Vivant

4. Urban farming startup Infarm launches cloud-connected growing centers

5. India sees increased momentum from IPO-bound tech startups

6. Cashify raises $15 million for its second-hand smartphone business in India

7. The Indian startup The ePlane Company that’s developing affordable flying taxis bags $1m in seed money

8. Minu, a Mexico City-based, pay-on-demand startup, lands a $14M Series A

9. Tokopedia launches online grocery service Tokomart

10. Indonesia’s Payfazz pours $30m in Xfers, forms Fazz Financial Group

11. Eden Farm raises pre-Series A to connect farmers, communities with F&B biz in Indonesia



1. Singapore’s Neuron Mobility to launch e-scooter fleet in South Korea



1. Zynga buys Echtra game studio in push for cross-platform play

2. Okta acquires cloud identity startup Auth0 for $6.5B

3. Volocopter raises $240M for electric air taxis

4. DispatchHealth Brings In $200M, Aims To Build Largest System Of In-Home Medical Care

5. Deliverr scores $170M to bring fast delivery to every e-commerce vendor

6. Clari revenue forecasting platform snags $150M investment and triples valuation to $1.6B

7. Just Nine Months After Its Series B, SQL Database Developer Yugabyte Closes New $48M Round

8. Cutover raises $35M for digital orchestration

9. Postscript raises $35M to give Shopify stores SMS superpowers

10. Khosla-backed Bionaut Labs Exits Stealth Mode With $20M

11. Dooly Raises $20M To Automate CRM Input For Salespeople

12. After 200% ARR growth in 2020, CourseKey raises $9M to digitize trade schools

13. Bottomless closes $4.5M Series A to scale its subscription coffee business


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