1. Supplies of the hottest smartphones could soon run out as production slows in coronavirus-hit China

2. 90% of Shanghai’s Tech Firms Are Back at Work

3. Tencent-backed WeDoctor invites banks to lead $1 billion Hong Kong IPO

4. Food delivery app Meituan will soon deliver books to Beijing residents

5. Grindr’s Chinese owner Kunlun Tech nears deal to sell gay dating app

6. Tesla wins approval to sell longer-range China-made Model 3 vehicles

7. Luckin may face shareholder fraud lawsuit

8. Lalamove, Klook announce food delivery collaboration in Hong Kong

9. China’s driverless delivery van Neolix sees demand surge amid virus scare

10. China’s Meituan-Dianping leads $87m in Series B funding in agricultural products distributor Wangjiahuan 望家欢农产品集团

11. Chinese biotech startup GenFleet closes $58m in Series B round

12. An investment platform of Chinese startup incubator Dark Horse buys 8% stake in AIoT solutions developer Pi2Star


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1. Singtel, SK Telecom, AIS pour series A funding in new gaming JV

2. Gojek-backer Openspace Ventures launches $200m third fund

3. India Deal Review: Startups raise over $1.5b in Feb even as early-stage funding drops

4. Indian edtech firm Byju’s rakes in billions teaching K-12 kids

5. India-based AI sales platform Salesken raises $8m in Sequoia-led round

6. Virtual meetup management startup Airmeet raises $3m from Accel and more updates

7. Indian proptech investment platform Strata secures US$1.5M seed funding from SAIF Partners, others

8. Indian Online fashion company Koovs lays off a significant portion of its team



1. US investor OrbiMed launches fourth Asia-focused $750m healthcare fund

2. Xiaomi Closes Its Only UK Store

3. Huawei Opens Its First Flagship Store in France



1. VCs warn coronavirus will impact fundraising for the next 2 quarters

2. In Israel, the rise of femtech piques investors’ interest in women’s health

3. SXSW Canceled Over Coronavirus Fears

4. U.S. ride-hailing and food delivery companies to compensate drivers affected by coronavirus

5. South Korea passes bill limiting Softbank-backed ride-hailing service Tada

6. Facebook temporarily bans ads, listings for medical face masks amid coronavirus outbreak

7. EBay bans sales of all face masks and hand sanitizers to combat coronavirus price gouging

8. Nokia draws $560 million R&D loan for 5G

9. Finland’s Nokia announces 5G partnership with Intel

10. U.S. regional TV station operator Gray Television Inc has made an offer to acquire larger peer Tegna

11. Nintendo dominates gaming industry TV advertising in February

12. Crypto wallet app ZenGo launches savings mode

13. Boston’s HaulHub, A Construction Tech Startup, Raises $30M From T. Rowe Price & Durable Capital

14. Horizon Blockchain Games raises another $5M to put virtual items on the blockchain and launch its first game

15. Greece’s Convert Group raises €1.2M to bring e-commerce visibility to FMCG


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