Singapore-based Raena gets $9M Series A for its pivot to skincare and beauty-focused social commerce

Raena was founded in 2019 to create personal care brands with top social media influencers. After…

Customer data platform Lexer raises $25.5M Series B for global expansion

The massive shift to online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic means retailers need to analyze customer…

Rainmaking launches Motion Ventures to boost innovation in the maritime industry

A new fund has launched, with backing from the Singaporean government, to support tech innovation for…

Plant-based food startup Next Gen lands $10M seed round from investors including Temasek

Singapore is quickly turning into a hub for food-tech startups, partly because of government initiatives supporting…

ErudiFi raises $5 million Series A to give students in Southeast Asia more education financing options

Based in Singapore, ErudiFi wants to help more students in Southeast Asia stay in school by…

Facebook to restore news sharing in Australia after government amends proposed law

Facebook said it will begin restoring news sharing to Australian users’ feeds in “the coming days”…

Indonesian investment platform FUNDtastic lands $7.7 million Series A

Despite the market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, retail investing is increasing in Indonesia, especially among…

App monitoring platform Sentry gets $60 million Series D at $1 billion valuation

Application performance monitoring startup Sentry announced today that it has reached unicorn status, raising a $60…

Bangladesh-based Maya, a startup focused on accessible healthcare, raises $2.2 million seed round

Based in Bangladesh, Maya is dedicated to making it easier for women to get healthcare, especially…

GajiGesa, a fintech startup serving underbanked Indonesian workers, raises $2.5 million seed round

GajiGesa, a fintech company that offers Earned Wage Access (EWA) and other services for workers in…