Messenger Day, Facebook’s Snapchat Stories-like feature, now sees 70 million daily users posting and viewing photos and video slideshows six months after launch.
Philippines-based ecommerce startup Poundit raises US$127,628 funding in a seed round led by Cocoon Capital.
ByteDance, the owner of Toutiao, a popular news aggregation app in China, announced its expansion into Indonesia with Tik Tok, a music video platform and social network.
Lazada Malaysia, on Wednesday launched its #EveryoneCanSell programme, which aimed to attract over 50,000 merchants into its platform by end-2018.
Payment systems provider Nets will launch its e-payment app in October, which will let users create and store a digital version of their Nets ATM bankcard which they can use at merchants that accept the service.
Indonesia’s ride-hailing service Go-Jek is sitting in number 17 of 56 companies in Fortune’s “Change the World” list. That makes Indonesia’s first unicorn the only company from Southeast Asia to make it into the list.
Businesses in the diverse region of Southeast Asia need to prepare for upcoming technology shifts to reap new opportunities, according to a report by performance management company Nielsen.
Singapore’s Red Dot Payment(RDP), a payment gateway startup founded by a team of ex Visa and MasterCard executives, has closed a $5.2 million Series B round to grow its business, according to a report from TechCrunch.
Thailand-based e-commerce platform Zilingo has raised US$17 million in a Series B funding round led by Sequoia Capital India and Burda Principal Investments.
Chinese online and mobile payment platform Alipay on Thursday (Sep 7) inked a five-year deal to roll out its payment option at Changi Airport to target Chinese travellers.