Your curated summary of ongoing disruption in Southeast Asian tech. Subscribe here to receive it by email 💌

Hey SEA fans,

Last 3 weeks, in the news:

🔥 Y Combinator S21 batch has 3x more SEA startups than last year

🦄 Matrixport becomes latest Singaporean crypto unicorn with US$100m Series D funding

📈 Bukalapak at US$6.47b market cap, -15% vs. IPO price

Just funded 💸

🇸🇬 Fintech startup M-DAQ has raised a US$147m Series D from Affinity Equity PartnersThe Business Times

🇸🇬 Digital asset platform startup Matrixport has raised a US$100m Series C from DST Global, C Ventures, K3 Ventures, Qiming…


Your curated summary of ongoing disruption in Southeast Asian tech. Subscribe here to receive it by email 💌

Hey SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🏢PropertyGuru to list on NYSE via SPAC at US$1.78b equity valuation

🦄 New unicorns: Carsome, Nium

📈Bukalapak to go public at US$5.8b valuation

Just funded 💸

🇸🇬 Fintech startup Pine Labs has raised a US$600m financing round from Fidelity, BlackRockBloomberg

🇸🇬 Superapp startup Grab has raised a US$375m financing round from Bells Ventures, Ci:z Investment, Elang Mahkota Teknologi, KTB Network, Parkave Capital Group, Signite Partnerse27

🇻🇳 Digital Conglomerate startup VN Life has…


Your curated summary of ongoing disruption in Southeast Asian tech. Subscribe here to receive it by email 💌

Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🏢 WeMaintain opens APAC HQ in Singapore, raises € 30m Series B

👩‍🎓 Coliving startup Cove launches SEA’s first student coliving space with Lippo Karawaci

🔬 HEC Paris signs landmark cooperation agreement with SMU

Just funded 💸

🇸🇬 Car marketplace startup Carro has raised a US$360m Series C from SoftBank Investment Advisers, EV Growth, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance CompanyTechCrunch

🇵🇭 Fintech startup PayMaya has raised a US$167m financing round from KKR, Tencent, IFCTechCrunch


Your curated summary of ongoing disruption in Southeast Asian tech. Subscribe here to receive it by email 💌

Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🏠 Coliving startup Cove takes over management of 168-unit flagship building Lumiere

⚡ SMRT to develop EV services in Singapore with Dishangtie (China)

🏛 Line Bank enters Indonesia

Just funded 💸

🇹🇭 Logistics startup Flash Express has raised a US$150m Series D & E from SCB 10X, Blockchain Founders Fund, Bu’er Capital, Chanwanich Group, Durbell, eWTP Capital, Krungsri Finnovate, PTT Oil and Retail BusinessTech in Asia

🇸🇬 Fintech startup Matchmove has raised a US$100m…


Your curated summary of ongoing disruption in Southeast Asian tech. Subscribe here to receive it by email 💌

Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🏢 PropertyGuru to acquire REA Group’s iProperty Malaysia and thinkofliving Thailand assets

🤝 GrabPay partners with Stripe

🎮 How Play-to-earn picked up in the Philippines

Just funded 💸

🇸🇬 Biotech startup Esco Lifesciences has raised a US$200m Series A from Novo Holdings, Vivo Capital, China Investment Corporation, EDBIAsiaTechDaily

🇸🇬 Biotech startup Hummingbird Bioscience has raised a US$125m Series C from Novo Holdings, 5Y Capital, Affinity Asset Advisors, Ally Bridge Group, Altrium Capital, Amgen Ventures…


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Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🤝 Gojek and Tokopedia merge to become GoTo, a US$22b GMV group

👔 Singaporean Shou Zi Chew appointed as global CEO of TikTok

🛒 Alibaba participates in US$400m investment in retail giant Masan Group

Just funded 💸

🇮🇩 Superapp Gojek has raised a US$300m financing round from TelkomselTech in Asia

🇸🇬 Cybersecurity startup Acronis has raised a US$250m financing round from CVC Capital PartnersThe Straits Times

🇮🇩 Roboadvisor startup Bibit has raised…


Your curated summary of ongoing disruption in Southeast Asian tech. Subscribe here to receive it by email 💌

Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🌏 The Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2021, revealed

🌿 Razer launches US$50m Green Fund

💰 Asian VC funding doubles in Q1 2021 to US$48b YoY

Just funded 💸

🇮🇩 Healthtech startup Halodoc has raised a US$80m Series C from Astra, Temasek, UOB Venture Management, Singtel Innov8, Blibli, Allianz X, Openspace Ventures, Bangkok Bank, Novo Holdings, TMIKrASIA

🇮🇩 Hyperlocal Social Commerce startup Super has raised a US$28m Series B from SoftBank Ventures Asia, Amasia…


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Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🏛 Grab to go public via US$39.6b SPAC merger

🤝 Fave acquired by Pine Labs for US$ 45m

💸 Image recognition startup Trax raises US$640m from Softbank, Blackrock

Just funded 💸

🇸🇬 Image recognition startup Trax has raised a US$642m Series E from SoftBank Group, BlackRock, Big-Tech 50, OMERS Ventures, Sony Innovation FundThe Edge Singapore

🇮🇩 E-commerce unicorn Bukalapak has raised a US$234m financing round from Microsoft, GIC, Emtek, Naver, SC Ventures, Standard Chartered…


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Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

🤝 The 11 SEA startups selected by Y Combinator for its W21 batch

💹 Video-streaming platform AVN completes SPAC merger at US$ 573m combined entity valuation

🎣 Facebook & Google to build a new subsea cable connecting SEA to the US

Just funded 💸

🇮🇩 Wealth management startup Ajaib has raised a US$65m Series A+ from Ribbit Capital, Y Combinator Continuity, ICONIQ Capital, Bangkok Bank PLC, Horizons Ventures, SoftBank Ventures Asia, Alpha JWC, Insignia Venture Partners…


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Hi SEA fans,

Last two weeks, in the news:

💰 SaaS startup Stamped acquired for US$110m

🦄 IP analytics platform Patsnap raises US$300m from Softbank, becomes unicorn

🌌 SpaceX to install launchpad in Papuan island

Just funded 💸

🇸🇬 IP Analytics Platform startup Patsnap has raised a US$300m Series E from SoftBank’s Vision Fund II, CITIC Industrial Fund, Sequoia China, Shunwei Capital, Vertex Growth, Vertex VenturesTechCrunch

🇮🇩 Logistics startup Sicepat Ekspres has raised a US$170m Series B from Falcon House Partners, Pavilion Capital…

Victor Tenneroni

VC @ Idinvest — Singapore

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