1. China Home to the World’s Longest Driverless Bus Network, Report Says

2. Tsinghua Establishes IC School To Aid China’s Semiconductor Self-Sufficiency Drive

3. Chipmaker TSMC approves $2.8 bln for capacity expansion

4. Heavily indebted developer China Evergrande to sell onshore bonds worth US$1.3 billion

5. Westward plans a $30M debut fund to take Chinese indie games global

6. Ant Group’s money market fund shrinks in Q1 as regulatory pressure mounts

7. Tencent-backed online grocer MissFresh sets up shop on JD’s platforms, ending rivalry

8. Chinese data startup WakeData’s valuation rises to $200m after Tencent, Sequoia co-led round


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1. Dutch startup Go Sharing raises $60M to expand beyond e-mopeds and into new markets

2. Telegram investor leads round worth over $2.1m in Hong Kong crypto firm First Digital Trust

3. Tesla shares vehicle data with Chinese authorities investigating accident preceding viral protest

4. Tencent makes new overseas fintech foray, joining biggest shareholder Prosus in US$80 million funding round of European online broker BUX



1. London court allows Australia’s Wright to serve bitcoin copyright claim

2. SOSV’s burgeoning climate portfolio is worth nearly $6 billion as planetary health bets pay off

3. Apple and Google pressed in antitrust hearing on whether app stores share data with product development teams

4. Snap reports accelerating revenue growth, strong user numbers for first quarter

5. North American chip firm Alphawave opts for London over New York in upcoming IPO

6. Smart-home operting system SmartRent To Go Public Through $2.2B SPAC Deal

7. LinkedIn-backed Confluent confidentially files for U.S. IPO

8. At Basis Set Ventures, merging venture capital and software development yields a $165 million new fund

9. Silicon Labs to sell unit to Skyworks for $2.75 bln, shares surge after hours

10. acquires video adtech company Cedato

11. Ornikar raises $120M as its driving school marketplace goes up a gear with car insurance

12. Buy now pay later startup Tamara raises $110M

13. Brazil’s  digital real estate platform Loft adds $100M to its accounts, $700M to its valuation in a single month

14. With $30M extension, BigID boosts Series D to $100M at $1.25B valuation

15. Jeff Bezos, Drake and others invest $80 million in sports media company Overtime

16. Bux, a European Robinhood, raises $80M to expand its neo-broker platform

17. Kandji Raises $60M To Manage Apple Devices In The Enterprise

18. Fraud prevention platform Sift raises $50M at over $1B valuation, eyes acquisitions

19. Universal Hydrogen raises $20.5M Series A to help launch hydrogen aviation

20. Medchart raises $17M to help businesses more easily access patient-authorized health data




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