1. Chinese tech giant Baidu could raise $3.6 billion in Hong Kong listing this month

2. Baidu wins USD 16.1 million bid to upgrade roads for autonomous driving in Chengdu

3. Smartphone maker Xiaomi to buy back shares up to $1.3 billion

4.’s revenue rises by 31% in Q4 due to growth in online shopping

5. China Deal Review: Startup funding slows for second straight month in Feb

6. Warburg, Hillhouse Capital lead $700m Series A funding in JD Property

7. Real estate portal Julive raises USD 61.5 million from Tencent, Oceanpine

8. Enterprise SaaS company 小望科技 Xiaowangtech raised nearly 100 million RMB in Series A

9. Fitness service provider 爱动健身 raised over 100 million RMB in Series C


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1. Zilliqa Capital debuts with the goal to invest in decentralised and fintech solutions in SEA, India

2. Viu leads Southeast Asia’s video-streaming market with 30m users, report shows

3. MDEC announces new women-led data science and AI department

4. Malaysian digital insurance platform Ouch! raises US$365k in pre-seed funding

5. Indonesian beauty platform Social Bella said to be in talks to raise $75m

6. Vietnam’s VNG Corporation invests $6m in gifting platform Got It

7. Seafood marketplace Captain Fresh snags $3 million in a seed funding round



1. After dethroning Huawei in China, Oppo launches high-end smartphone in global push

2. African fintech firm Flutterwave eyes U.S. listing after raising $170 million

3. Oyo’s Singapore unit receives $204m term loan from SoftBank’s UK arm

4. SaaS firm Icertis plans to expand in SE Asia after $80m funding led by B Capital

5. Alibaba-owned Daraz acquires Bangladeshi food tech startup HungryNaki



1. Qualcomm struggles to meet chip demand as shortage spreads to phones

2. Twitter aims to make live audio feature ‘Spaces’ available globally by April

3. Uber, Lyft agree to share info on banned drivers in safety push

4. GM announces partnership with lithium metal battery startup

5. Luminar, Volvo subsidiary partner to sell automated driving systems to automakers

6. Sequoia Capital puts millions of dollars into Gather, a virtual HQ platform

7. Indy-based High Alpha Capital launches new $110M fund

8. L Catterton prices $250m SPAC IPO as global listings raise record $60b so far this year

9. Epidemic Sound raises $450M at a $1.4B valuation to ‘soundtrack the internet’

10. Beeple NFT becomes most expensive ever sold at auction after fetching over $60 million

11. Financial services company BlockFi valued at $3B after $350M Series D

12. Snyk raises $300 million at a $4.7 billion valuation as employees cash in and the security company beefs up

13. Forward Health raises $225M from investors including The Weeknd as it looks to expand nationwide

14. Hugging Face raises $40 million for its natural language processing library

15. Alt Raises $31M To Buy And Sell Sports Cards

16. Hi Marley raises $25M to fund its AI-powered communication platform for the insurance industry

17. Cowbell Cyber Rings Up $20M For Cyber Insurance

18. Farmland investing platform AcreTrader lands $12M Series A

19. Ocean floor mapping robotics startup Bedrock announces an $8M raise

20. Legl gets $7M to help law firms upgrade to digital workflows


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