After ending its three-month beta version in August, Line Mobile yesterday officially launched its service, according to a report from Bangkok Post.
Investor confidence in Indonesia’s startup market is rising with investment growing 68 times over the past five years to reach US$1.4 billion in 2016 and jumping to US$3 billion in the first eight months of 2017.
Digital currency startup Luno announced today that it has raised $9 million in new funding as part of a Series B round.
Market researcher App Annie announced today that it will now be tracking over 5,000 Android apps in China. It reports that 10 percent of the top 1,000 apps in China are mobile games.
A new poll by recruiting experts Hays shows that only 11% of survey candidates in Malaysia used social media for job hunting. Although many Malaysians turn to social media for news or updates on the lives of others, online job boards remain their top option when on the lookout for jobs, according to the report. The new poll shows that …
Singapore startup CashShield announced the close of $5.5 million in Series A financing, led by GGV Capital. Heliconia Capital Management, Razer and Stream Global also participated in the funding.
A TechCrunch source understands that Spotify rejected a buyout bid from Tencent, the Chinese internet giant behind WeChat, earlier in 2017.
Google officially launched Tez, a new mobile wallet in India that will let users link up their phones to their bank accounts to pay for goods securely in physical stores and online, and for person-to-person money transfers.
Chinese e-commerce giant JD and top Thai retailer Central Group will form a $500 million joint venture in e-commerce and financial technology, the companies announced.
Jakarta-based Co-working space and community network EV Hive has raised $3.5Mn in Pre Series A funding led by Insignia Venture Partners.