1. China sets limits on personal data collection by live-streaming, short video-sharing services

2. Xiaomi shares slide 7.1% after finalising $3.9 billion in equity deal

3. Huawei’s First Chip Manufacturing Plant Completes Construction

4. TikTok owner ByteDance develops anti-fraud system to fight fake traffic in China

5. Chinese health care platform JD Health raises US$3.5 billion in Hong Kong’s second largest IPO this year

6. China’s bags $915m for its newly launched ecommerce platform

7. Xpeng deliveries up 342% in November as China’s EV industry gains steam

8. China’s Dongfeng Motor sets up automobile industry equity investment fund, commits $90m

9. Toy maker Pop Mart sees huge demand for USD 600 million Hong Kong IPO

10. Lightspeed co-leads $30m funding in Linkedcare, a medical service provider that specialises in SaaS

11. Sequoia China backs METiS Pharmaceuticals

12. Hillhouse, Vertex back Chinese oatmeal brand Wangbaobao 


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1. Tata Group close to buying 80% stake in e-grocer BigBasket

2. Bharti Airtel’s arm picks 4.9% additional stake in Infratel for $390m

3. Sequoia India’s Surge leads $6m round for browser testing platform LambdaTest

4. Singapore becomes the first country to approve the sale of cultured meat

5. Carousell CEO joins seed round in Singapore mental health startup Intellect

6. Grab launches grocery delivery service GrabSupermarket in Malaysia

7. JM Newton secures US$700K+ in crowdfunding to help enterprises save energy using its green-tech solutions

8. BRI Ventures’ fund invests $2m in drink brand Haus in series A round

9. Otoklix to expand its O2O solutions for automotive aftermarket in Indonesia with US$2M+ financing

10. Singapore fintech startup CardUp partners with Visa to launch in Hong Kong



1. Ant Group denies report of stake sale in Paytm

2. Singtel’s ICT arm enters Australia through Optus Enterprise tie-up

3. Egypt’s Trella expands its trucking marketplace to Pakistan

4. Chinese social apps tussle in Indonesia’s influencer economy

5. Jio Platforms backs SF-based AR gaming startup Krikey



1. US shopping app downloads on Black Friday reached a record 2.8M installs

2. Eric Schmidt is backing a new $111 million European venture capital fund

3. Appeals court schedules Dec. 14 hearing on blocked U.S. TikTok new user ban

4. U.S. states plan to sue Facebook next week

5. Snowflake shows 119% revenue growth in first earnings report as a public company

6. Salesforce acquires Slack for over $27 billion, marking cloud software vendor’s largest deal ever

7. Uber in advanced talks to sell air taxi unit

8. Uber, JetBlue join Amazon-backed Climate Pledge

9. Facebook acquires Kustomer, a CRM start-up

10. Amazon in talks to buy podcast firm Wondery

11. Google shutting down Poly 3D content platform

12. Discovery partners with Verizon to distribute new streaming service

13. Hyundai Motor to launch dedicated EV platform in major push into electric cars

14. AWS launches Trainium, its new custom ML training chip

15. Scale, which helps companies improve their A.I. capabilities, is now worth more than $3.5 billion and breaking even

16. Lightspeed POS acquires restaurant software company Upserve for $430M

17. Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple raises $350M from U.S. rail, retail and freight giants

18. Helping Online Merchants Scale: ShipMonk Raises $290M To Meet E-commerce Demand

19. Voi, the European ‘micro mobility’ rental company, raises $160M additional equity and debt funding

20. Bizzabo raises $138M for a platform that helps you build and run virtual conferences

21. SoftBank leads $113.5m investment in US logistics tech firm Flock Freight

22. Genesis Therapeutics raises $52M A round for its AI-focused drug discovery mission

23. Teen banking app Step reaches for the stars to raise $50 million

24. Space Perspective raises $7M for its plan to ferry tourists to the edge of space

25. Floww raises $6.7M for its data-driven marketplace matching founders with investors, based on merit

26. Fylamynt raises $6.5M for its cloud workflow automation platform

27. Wellory raises $4.5M for its ‘anti-diet’ nutrition app

28. Novakid’s ESL app for children raises $4.25M Series A led by PortfoLio and LearnStart investors

29. Orbit raises $4M for its community experience platform

30. Construction Tech Startup Soil Connect Raises $3.25M Seed Round

31. Neuroglee gets $2.3 million to develop digital therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases

32. Segmed Raises Over $2M To Curate Medical Datasets


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