1. Anti-fraud startup Shape Security hits US$1B valuation with US$51M Series F

2. Healthy.io raises US$60 million to help patients complete urine tests on their phone

3. Akeneo raises US$46 million to help retailers track products

4. Lacework raises US$42 million to protect cloud environments from data breaches

5. Applied Intuition raises US$40 million for autonomous vehicle simulation tools

6. Panoramic raises US$35 million to unify and model marketing data

7. Voyage raises US$31 million to bring driverless taxis to communities

8. Incredible Health raises US$15 million to match nurses with hospital jobs

9. Singaporean Vertex adds US$290m venture fund to ramp up tech investments

10. Singaporean Envy Capital invests US$5M in HR management HReasily

11. Singapore-based digital bank Arival raises US$2.3m in equity crowdfunding


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1. Tencent incubates new credit payment product to take on Ant Financial’s Huabei

2. Kuaishou seeks US IPO in 2020 as it gears up for overseas expansion

3. Didi ‘s 滴滴 daily orders during the Mid-Autumn festival are expected to exceed 38 million

4. Hema 盒马 to fully launch on ele.me 饿了么 platform this month 

5. Sinopec 中石化 opened its first unmanned convenience store on Shanghai’s Bund

6. Doupin 抖聘, short video recruitment platform, received 7-digit RMB in Series A+

7. Huoxingcaijing 火星财经 completed new funding round with a valuation of US$200M 


1. Philippine fast food chain Jollibee to explore M&A options to expand in US, China

2. Chinese Ping An’s insurance arm OneConnect announced partnership with Indonesian insurance firm Asuransi Sinarmas

3. WeChat Pay and Japan’s LINE Pay Deepen Mobile Payment Cooperation

4. US e-cigarettes maker Juul enters China with online store openings


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