1. China’s cryptocurrency-mining crackdown spreads to Sichuan

2. TikTok rival Kuaishou takes market cap crown among new IPOs

3. Didi may face new antitrust probe ahead of US IPO

4. Baidu introduces new robotaxi, slashing manufacturing costs

5. iQiyi Launches Education App, Aiming at the Crowded Online Education Market

6. SenseTime Considers US$2 Billion HK IPO

7. Tesla rival Xpeng gets self-driving parking assist, but it needs to be trained for specific parking spots

8. Premium Ice Cream Brand Chicecream 钟薛高 Apologizes for Past Misdeeds, Publishes Letter Accusing Media of Defamation

9. CPE-backed Chinese hair transplant clinic chain Yonghe files for HK IPO

10. Secondhand retailer Zhuanzhuan Group bags USD 100 million Series D1 from Xiaomi and others

11. Chinese Citytech Group Venturous Closes $131 Million Series A Round

12. Chinese e-commerce platform Doublefs raises $100m in fresh round


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1. Indian family offices to invest USD 30 billion in local startups by 2024

2. Tata Digital is building a neobank for its upcoming super app

3. Paytm to raise over $1.6b ahead of IPO in November

4. Indian fintech BharatPe reported eyes $250M at $2.5B valuation

5. TA Associates-backed Indian travel tech services firm RateGain plans $161m IPO

6. India: Contentstack scores $57.5m in funding led by Insight Partners

7. Indian insurtech firm RenewBuy secures $45m in Apis Partners-led Series C round

8. Indian customer support platform Verloop invests $2.5m in NLP super bots

9. Indian fintech firm Razorpay co-leads $1m round of MSME edtech startup

10. Nigeria could launch pilot digital currency by year-end – central bank

11. Vietnamese fintech app for rural markets MFast bags $1.5m in pre-series A funding

12. Nuevocor, Singapore biotech firm that treats heart disease nets $24m in series A money

13. 1982 Ventures joins Singaporean ‘wealthcare’ app Hugo’s US$2M round

14. Indonesian insurtech firm Fuse raises $30m from Jack Ma family office

15. Malaysian drone frim Aerodyne in talks to raise $100m Series C, may enter unicorn club



1. About one-quarter of U.S. TV time is spent watching streaming services, says Nielsen

2. European start-up investment tops $60 billion this year, smashing 2020 record in first six months

3. German state of Bavaria in talks with Intel on chip megafactory

4. Ford acquires Electriphi, a provider of charging management and fleet monitoring software for EVs

5. Coinbase-backed crypto trading firm Amber Group hits $1 billion valuation after fresh funding

6. A healthcare company Brightline raises $79M

7. Clair Labs Targets $9M Seed On Contactless Patient Monitoring

8. Crediverso Raises $3.1M Seed To Be The Credit Karma For The Hispanic Community

9. Curate Brings In $1.25M Seed For Small Business Sales, Operations Platform


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