1. Tencent-backed Meituan to raise $10b to enter groceries, ride-hailing

2. Chinese Delivery Giant Meituan Releases New Generation of Autonomous Delivery Vehicle

3. Tencent Announces 50 Billion Yuan Investment in Sustainable Innovation

4. Laiye, China’s leader in intelligent automation, closes USD 50 million Series C+ round

5. Risk management solution provider 数美科技 raised $135million USD in Series D

6. HR SaaS service provider 鳄梨科技 raised Pre-A round


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1. Indian SaaS unicorn Druva doubles its valuation with USD 147 million fresh funding

2. IFC mulls $150m loan to Indian consumer lending firm Bajaj Finance

3. Morgan Stanley-backed Indian telecom startup IBus acquires Ubico in $13.4m deal

4. Sequoia-backed MPL acquires Indian esports platform GamingMonk

5. Supscription billing platform Chargebee valued at $1.4 billion in new $125 million fundraise

6. Tiger Global leads $53m Series D funding in Indian healthcare startup Pristyn Care

7. Indian dating app TrulyMadly raises $2.1m in pre-series A round

8. Lazada, ComfortDelGro tie up to offer taxi booking within shopping app

9. CITIC Capital-backed entertainment firm Cityneon raises $177m

10. Eat Just, Foodpanda partner for home delivery of cultured meat in Singapore

11. Ex-Gojek execs’ edtech startup Binar Academy nets seed money from women-focused VC firm, others

12. Philippines-based Uploan bags $15m debt facility for providing employee loans



1. Tesla to launch self inspection over services in China

2. Chinese Tesla rival NIO targets Europe with its smart EVs as it takes a first step towards going global



1. Apple packs iPad Pros with faster chips, slims iMacs and jumps into tracking tags

2. Netflix reports dramatic slowdown in subscribers

3. UiPath pursues one of the biggest software IPOs ever as investors rotate out of cloud stocks

7. Facebook-backed Diem aims to launch digital currency pilot later this year

8. Octopus Deploy, developer of a deployment automation tool, picks up $172.5M

9. Classy picks up $118M for nonprofit fundraising platform

10. BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app

11. Dott raises $85M for e-scooters

12. FintechOS nabs $60M for a low-code approach to modernizing legacy banking and insurance services

13. MANTL Updates Legacy Banking Infrastructure With $40M Series B

14. ‘Bowl food’ startup Poke House closes $24M Series B led by Eulero Capital to expand in Europe

15.Payment processing platform Candex raised $20 million in Series A funding

16. Audible investor leads $18.5m round in Israeli financial planning startup DataRails

17. Catch&Release raises $14M to help marketers find and license content from across the web

18. Synthesia’s AI video generation platform hooks $12.5 million Series A led by FirstMark

19. Gaming infrastructure startup Pragma raises $12M from Greylock, Mark Pincus and others

20. Tom Brady and Salesforce Ventures pour millions into Class, a Zoom-friendly edtech startup

21. Injective Protocol raises $10M from Pantera Capital, Mark Cuban for its ‘DeFi Robinhood’


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