1. Chinese EV trio Li Auto eye HK listings this year to raise combined $5 billion

2. On-demand retail firm Dada says GMV on JD-Daojia doubled in 2020

3. Pinduoduo and Midea to customize washing machines, plan to sell 1 million units

4. Kuaishou now sells EVs via livestreaming

5. E-scooter manufacturer Niu triples overseas sales in Q4

6. Tencent-backed WeDoctor, ophthalmic hospital Chaoju Eye Care aim to raise funds through initial public offerings in Hong Kong, 

7. SOSV Chinaccelerator portfolio company Ushopal, a partner for luxury beauty brands, bags $100m led by FountainVest


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1. African payments company Flutterwave raises $170M, now valued at over $1B

2. Seeds Capital, Elev8 co-leads $1.8m seed round of healthcare startup Mesh Bio

3. Gojek, Tokopedia sign conditional sales agreement for merger deal

4. Gojek joins LinkAja’s Grab-led series B round

5. Indian startup funding jumps 30% in Feb led by logitech, financial services

6. Indian edtech startup Quizizz raises $12.5m funding led by Eight Roads

7. Indian Insurtech platform Turtlemint closes Series D at $46m after Jungle Ventures funding

8. CDC Group invests $20m more in Indian logistics player Ecom Express

9. Indian fintech firm Kinara Capital bags $7m in funding for women entrepreneurs



1. PUBG Mobile-developer invests $22.4 million in India’s Nodwin Gaming

2. Temasek enters $500m tie-up with London’s LeapFrog Investments



1. Jeff Bezos names former head of environmental think tank to lead $10 billion Earth Fund

2. Pegasus Tech Ventures and Japanet launch new $50M fund to bring global startups to Nagasaki

3. Disney+ tops 100 million subscribers just 16 months after launch

4. Microsoft closes $7.5 billion Bethesda acquisition, aiming to take on Sony with exclusive games

5. JPMorgan to wind down digital wallet Chase Pay

6. LG hopes to make new battery cells for Tesla in 2023 in U.S. or Europe

7. Dropbox acquires DocSend for $165M

8. SoFi acquires community bank Golden Pacific Bancorp to speed up its national bank charter process

9. Cedar raises $200M for health billing platform

10. Zego, the tech-enabled commercial motor insurer, raises $150M at $1.1B valuation

11. Finance Super App M1 Finance Banks $75M Series D

12. ‘The Nasdaq For Revenue’ Startup Pipe Pulls In $50M Equity Round

13. Privacera Raises $50M To Help Companies Control Their Data

14. Tackle pulls down $35M for cloud marketplaces

15. Preply raises a $35 million Series B as demand for language learning grows

16. Entertainment payroll startup Wrapbook raises $27M round led by A16Z

17. Fueled by the pandemic, Daily raises $15M Series A for its real-time video platform

18. Zeni Raises $13.5M To Put A Real-Time, Digital Bookkeeper Inside Every Startup

19. Songclip raises $11M to bring more licensed music to social media

20. MobileCoin, a cryptocurrency involving Signal founder Moxie Marlinspike, just raised venture funding


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