1. Chinese auto giant SAIC Motor plans to use Luminar sensors in high-tech line of vehicles

2. China grants Baidu first robotaxi permit for paying riders

3. Bilibili Sued by iQIYI Before its Hong Kong Second Listing

4. Chinese Software Company Tuya Raised $915 Million from the U.S. Stock Market

5. Chinese e-commerce platform DMall hires banks for over $500m US IPO

6. Chinese autonomous driving startup Momenta raises $500 million from SAIC, Toyota, others

7. Chinese community AIoT startup AiForward closes $77m Series A round

8. Fintech startup Tengyin Caizhi 腾银财智 bags over $15m Series A+


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1. TPG’s Rise Fund to invest $200m in Airtel Africa’s mobile money biz

2. Kuda raises $25M more led by Valar to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’

3. Malaysian e-grocer Jocom lands $4.2m via private listing on 1exchange

4. Singapore-based solar energy provider Sunseap secures series E funding

5. Eximius Ventures announces first close of its targeted $10m fund for Indian startups

6. Jungle Ventures leads US$17M Series B in Leap Finance, an Indian edutech firm focused on overseas education

7. Indian spacetech startup Pixxel raises seed round of $7.3m

8. India’s solar analytics startup Prescinto raises US$3.5M seed



1. Alternative protein startups in APAC raised over $200m last year — six times that in 2019

2. TVM Capital Healthcare raising $500m for two funds targeting SE Asia, Middle-East

3. Targeting Tesla, China’s Geely to launch new premium EV brand

4. Global fintech firm Ripple hires ex-Uber exec for Southeast Asia push

5. SK Group’s VC arm, Geely to form new $300m mobility investment fund

6. Temasek, SoftBank invest in Sequoia-backed Chinese marketing solutions startup Tezign

7. Amazon co-leads $24m round in Indian beauty startup MyGlamm

8. FB-backed Indian social commerce startup Meesho shuts down Indonesia ops

9. Dubai cloud kitchen Kitopi seeks to raise $200m to expand to SE Asia



1. Google to spend $7 billion on data centers and office space in 2021

2. Amazon begins road testing Rivian electric delivery vans in San Francisco

3. Air taxi startup Volocopter eyes fresh capital, SPAC an option

4. Real estate tech startup Offerpad to go public via SPAC merger in $3B deal

5. Ecommerce marketing platform Yotpo earns unicorn status following $230M Series F

6. SecurityScorecard, developer of a platform for predicting and remediating security risks, raises $180M

7. Fireblocks lands $133M for crypto infrastructure

8. Reducing Food Waste: Shelf Engine Bags $41M To Transform Grocery Supply Chain

9. Fulfilment startup Cubyn raises €35M to expand across Europe

10. NFT marketplace OpenSea raises $23 million from a16z

11. Fortify raises a $20M Series B for its composite manufacturing 3D printer

12. OpenReel raises $19M to simplify remote video production

13. Secureframe raises $18M Series A to simplify cybersecurity compliance

14. Cylera Looks To Help Secure Health Care IT With New $10M Raise

15. Vega Banks $5M To Create Derivatives Trading Protocol


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