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TechNode Global, pan-Asia tech media, announces its seed investment of US$1M The funding round was led by Kairous Capital with the participation of Nutty Capital and SPH Ventures Fresh capital will help fuel TechNode Global’s growing footprint in the Asia Pacific TechNode Global intends to build i
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The Hong Kong-based company raised US$1.3 billion as part of the first two tranches of its series F funding round led by Hillhouse Capital, the report said, citing local media outlet 36Kr. The logistics firm is also reportedly looking to raise another US$200 million to close out the round.
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FinLink, a data-driven and AI-enabled tech startup focusing on cross-border financial services, announced that investment firm Garuda Capital Asia has acquired a minority interest in the company via an affiliated investment fund. This acquisition comes after FinLink raised US$2.
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We are in the midst of a startup revolution. The growth and proliferation of innovation-driven startup activity is profound, unprecedented, and global in scope. Today, it is understood that communities of support and knowledge-sharing go along with other resources. The importance of collaboration and a long-term commitment has gained wider acceptance. These principles are adopted in many startup communities throughout the world.
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For two months, the people of Hong Kong waited in suspense after China’s legislature approved a new national security law. The legislation’s details were finally made public yesterday and almost immediately went into effect.
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Technology companies are the quickest beasts on the planet. At the other end of the spectrum, the government is often viewed as the slowest. Paradoxically, the latter is much quicker at reacting to the court of public opinion.
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Douglas is the English Master in Communication. A marketing strategist and content writer, he spent three years with Microsoft in Silicon Valley managing the global social media marketing strategy for BizSpark, Microsoft’s Azure and software program for entrepreneurs.
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The Chinese government has not given details of the law, which is aimed at suppressing secessionist and subversive activity in the former British colony. After 11 months of protests, Chinese leaders say it’s needed to combat unspecified threats in the semi-autonomous region of 7 million people.
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Unicorns, it seems, have lost some of their magic lately. Once a status symbol, the term is now derided as a mark of capitalistic excess. Some animals – real ones – now want their moment to shine.
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This article is co-written by Tracy Qu.
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