1. Amazon picks NYC and Northern Virginia for its split “HQ2”

2. Facebook shares close at lowest price since April 2017 as tech stocks plunge

3. Square’s $25 million investment in Eventbrite has more than doubled in value

4. Veritas Capital, Elliott clinch $5.7 billion acquisition of Athenahealth

5. SoftBank’s mobile unit launches $21 billion listing in one of the biggest IPOs ever

6. YouTube VR finally lands on the Oculus Go

7. VW could build up to 50 million electric cars

8. SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO

9. Tiger Global returns with a $3M investment to help restaurants deal with delivery apps

10. Clearbanc raises $70M to give startups ad money for a rev share

11. Kofax to buy Nuance’s imaging division for $400M in cash

12. Framer, the interactive design platform, scores $24M Series B led by Atomico

13. Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense



1. China scours social media, erases thousands of accounts

2. JD sees Singles’ Day revenue jump 27% thanks to offline push

3. NetEase Cloud Music raised over 600Million USD in a new round.

4. Mobile content platform Qutoutiao Q3 net loss was around 10 billion RMB.



Russian cybersecurity firm Group IB to open global HQ in Singapore


Emerging Market:

1. Indian healthtech startups gets “all-time high” funding in 2018 

2. Indonesian aquaculture startup eFishery nets $4m funding

3. Indonesian fintech startup AwanTunai nets $4.3m funding

4. Bangladesh-based fintech ShopUp gets $1.62m from Omidyar Network

5. Hmlet raises US$6.5M to expand its co-living rental business in Southeast Asia

6. Singaporean law firm Rajah & Tann acquires AI-powered startup LegalComet


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