1. Singapore-based Mooncake Capital raises $10m for new crypto fund

2. Fundbox raises $176 million Series C to build ‘Visa’ for B2B payments

3. Fivetran hauls in $44M Series B as data pipeline business booms

4. Sentry raises $40 million Series C led by Accel for its error-tracking software

5. Tulip raises $39.5 million to help manufacturers build apps

6. Manticore Games raises $30 million to enable a new generation of game creators

7. Everledger raises $20 million to track assets with blockchain tech

8. Gushcloud raises $11m round led by GDP Ventures

9. Fiddler raises $10.2 million for AI that explains its reasoning

10. Cycode raises $4.6M seed round to keep your source code safe

11. Silicon Valley fintech Flowcast raises USD 3 million in Series A

12. Cledara picks up pre-seed funding to help companies manage their SaaS spending

13. Korea’s KT offers 5G roaming in China, Finland, Italy, and Switzerland

14. Tilt Five picks up CastAR’s augmented reality technology and starts new Kickstarter

15. Messaging app Kik shuts down as company focuses on Kin, its cryptocurrency

16. Grammarly gets a tone detector to keep you out of email trouble

17. Jellysmack launches program to scale audiences from YouTube creators


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1. China moves to monetize its growing female gamer market

2. L4 autonomous driving technology will be first implemented in commercial vehicles

3. 30% of people born after 1995 only go to bed after 1am

4. Alipay serves 1.2 billion users after three-year global expansion push

5. JD.com adds more bricks-and-mortar stores to supply chain to speed up deliveries

6. Didi says its English interface platform served 2 million users in China over 2 years

7. Pinduoduo plans to raise up to USD 1 billion by selling convertible bonds

8. Xiaomi’s 108MP Mi Mix Alpha has a display that wraps around the back

9. Shang Pu Ji Shu 滴普技术, AI and data SaaS company for intelligent marketing, supply chain and manufacturer solution, raises US$35m in A-round financing

10. Automotive lifetyle platform CARBEN completed 5M RMB of angel round financing



1. Apple reverses plans to make Mac Pro in China after securing tariff exemption

2. Grab to collaborate with Microsoft for ‘Grab for Good’ program

3. Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quietly made his first investment in an Indian startup Rebel Foods

4. Singapore’s insurtech Axinan expands its reach to the Philippines


Emerging Market:

1. India Digest: Strategic Ventures launches $50m accelerator; Ketofy raises funding

2. Indonesian P2P lender Akselaran reportedly raises $8.5m


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