1. Baidu says first-quarter revenue may tumble as coronavirus takes toll on business, advertising

2. Apple removes Plague Inc. from Chinese app store for ‘illegal’ content

3. ByteDance launches standalone search app Toutiao Search 头条搜索 to take on Baidu

4. Netease stocks rise as Q4 earnings report beats estimates, led by gaming and education units

5. Video streaming provider Leshi 乐视, once touted as a Chinese tech titan, edges closer to delisting after reporting huge losses for third straight year

6. Tencent-backed iDreamSky in advanced talks with CVC to jointly acquire Leyou

7. Online education firm GSX Techedu 跟我学 dismisses bearish report as “sheer nonsense”

8. China Deal Monitor: Edtech platform Dingdong Ketang 叮咚课堂 bags $10m and more

9. Enterprise Software Platform Shimo Docs 石墨 Completes Series B

10. Livestream e-commence for second-hand luxury products Feiyu 妃鱼 raised 7-digit USD in Series A.


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1. Forget WeWork’s woes, SE Asia’s co-working space operators are expanding

2. Indonesia’s Telkom to launch new VC fund of up to $500m, says minister

3. Dahmakan, a Malaysian ‘full-stack’ food delivery startup, raises $18M Series B

4. Thai edtech startup Quest raises seed funding from Reapra, others

5. Ryde, Ride-hailing app earlier funded by Sea, targets $7m in Octava-led round

6. SparkLabs to pour USD 100,000 in IoT startups via new accelerator Connex 

7. Indian AI healthtech firm bags $16m in Sequoia-led round

8. SaaS unicorn Freshworks acquires US-based AI startup AnsweriQ

9. Grab unveils Vietnam-focused accelerator program



1. Microsoft wants to invest in Indonesia data centers, says Indonesian president

2. Amazon launches food delivery pilot in India



1. Magma Partners scores $50M to build the a16z of Latin America

2. Israeli high-tech industry grows, but employee shortage climbs to 18,500

3. Facebook cancels its annual developer conference amid coronavirus outbreak

4. Food delivery company DoorDash preps for IPO, confidentially files documents with SEC

5. ZoomInfo, which operates a cloud market intelligence platform for sales and marketing teams, files for $500M IPO

6. DocuSign ‘Makes A Bet’ On AI With $188M Buy of Seal Software

7. Pinterest adds DoorDash exec and Caviar lead Gokul Rajaram to its board

8. Pokerist maker KamaGames grows revenue 18% to $90.4 million in 2019

9. South African fintech startup Jumo raises second $50M+ VC round

10. K Health raises $48 million to apply AI to telemedicine

11. raises $16 million for AI that spots abnormalities in chest and head scans

12. Mexican neobank Stori raises $10 million Series A

13. Developer tools startup Hasura nabs $9.9m funding led by Vertex Ventures US

14. London-based Gyana raises $3.9M for a no-code approach to data science


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