1. After 20 years on Nasdaq, China’s Sina wants out

2. Online housing firm Beike 贝壳 looks to raise $2B in US IPO

3. Chinese e-cigarette maker Smoore raises $918M in Hong Kong IPO

4. Chinese chipmaker Cambricon Tech set to raise $367.8M in IPO

5. GLP-backed Chinese logistics enterprise Zongteng 纵腾集团 nets $71M in Series C1 round

AI-Driven Biotech Company neoX Raises $10M Pre-A Round

7. Collinstar Capital Leads $10M Series A Round In Chinese ASIC Chip Firm StrongU


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1. Indonesia’s beauty-tech startup Social Bella raises US$58M Series E from Temasek, Pavilion, Jungle Ventures

2. Digital payments see a rebound as India unlocks economy following COVID-19 outbreak

3. Banned CamScanner alternative SelfScan app launched in India

4. India-focused investor Nalanda Capital seeking $800M for latest fund

5. Indian fintech giant Paytm to acquire insurance firm Raheja QBE for $76M

6. India: Blue Ashva Capital raises $60M for SME-focused fund

India’s full-stack API platform Decentro raises funding from Y Combinator, Plug & Play

8. SG-Based Indies Capital hits first close of $100M for 3rd Special Opportunities Fund

9  Former Grab execs’ AI startup NextBillion nets $7M in series A money

10. SG-based mobile-first HR tech platform Qualee banks $1M in seed funding

11. Malaysia’s Petronas venture arm invests in renewable energy startup

12 Pakistani bus app Airlift raises $10M, launches grocery delivery service



1. US tech giants pause processing user data requests from Hong Kong government

2. UK to phase out Huawei gear from 5G networks in a major policy U-turn after US.sanctions

3. Instagram Reels tested in India following TikTok’s ban

4. Hong Kong’s AMTD to acquire controlling stake in SG fintech firm FOMO Pay

5. Sequoia announces $1.35B venture and growth funds for India and Southeast Asia



1. US online grocery sales hit record $7.2 billion in June

2 Victress Capital, a fund founded by women to back women founders, just closed its second fund

3. Samsung Electronics profits rise as coronavirus spurs chip demand

4. Microsoft expresses interest in acquiring Warner Bros game unit

5. Nokia, hurt by costly 5G chip mistake, struggles to catch Huawei

Clearview AI stops facial recognition sales in Canada amid privacy investigation

Satellite radio giant SiriusXM to buy stitcher podcasting unit From Scripps

8. Secretive data startup Palantir has confidentially filed for an IPO

9. Elliott Management Corp.pushes Crown Castle International Corp. to overhaul its approach to its fiber-cable business

10. US home goods retailer Pier 1 Imports Gets $20 Million Offer for Branding, Online Business

11  London AI startup BotsAndUs raises $6M to deploy helpful robots in crowded spaces

12. US digital healthcare learning platform OnlineMedEd lands $5M seed round to expand medical education offering


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