1.Coronavirus pandemic could weigh on mergers, IPOs longer than SARS, deal makers say

2 China tech investments sank 31% in Q1

3 Video Platform IQIYI 爱奇艺 Targeted By Luckin 瑞幸 and Qutoutiao 趣头条’s Short Seller

4 DingTalk 钉钉 released overseas version DingTalk Lite, free worldwide during the COVID-19 outbreak

5 Douyin 抖音 Might Add Random Match Function for Video-Chats

6 China’s AI giant Megvii 旷视科技 faces HKEX queries on IPO application

7 HK fintech startup Neat raises $11m in Visa-backed Series A


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1 Chinaccelerator Batch 9 Snapask partners with Singapore Press Holdings for online learning

2 Indonesian accounting app BakuWarung raises seed funding from East Ventures, Sampoerna, others

3 Indian cloud kitchen startup Kitchens Centre raises $50k in seed funding



1 Taiwan’s government bars its agencies from using Zoom over security concerns

2 China’s Institute of Materia Medica partners with Canada-based AI biotech company Cyclica on innovative drug repurposing for COVID-19

3 WeWork sues SoftBank for dropping $3b tender offer

4 Tel Aviv-based Bringg nabs $30M to expand its delivery logistics platform used by Walmart and others



1 Facebook releases an experimental app Tuned for couples

2 Samsung earnings guidance stays upbeat despite global macro crisis

3 Firefox gets a refreshed address bar

4 SoFi Acquiring Galileo In $1.2B Deal, Resulting In A ‘4X’ Return For Investor Accel

5 Utah’s SaaS platform Podium raises $125M Series C led by YC after reaching $100M ARR

6 Korean online grocery startup Kurly secures $150m from existing investors

7 Continuous delivery pioneer CircleCI scores $100M Series E

8 Cato Networks raises $77 million for cloud security platform that protects remote workforces

9 New York-based telehealth startup Tyto Care Lands $50M To Provide Remote Medical Exams

10 WorkJam raises $50 million to help companies engage with frontline workers

11 Glassbox Raises $40M For Online Customer Experience Tools

12 Australian software startup SafetyCulture nabs $800 million valuation on $35.5 million round

13 Shippo raises $30 million to make shipping packages easier for ecommerce companies

14 Telehealth company SonderMind Raises $27M Series B For Mental Health Accessibility

15 Healthcare security startup CyberMDX raises $20M to help improve medical device security

16 SourceDay raises $12.5 million for AI that predicts on-time delivery risk


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