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Eight Roads Ventures targets Southeast Asia deals – TechCrunch

Eight Roads Ventures targets Southeast Asia deals – TechCrunch Eight Roads Ventures, the investment arm of financial giant Fidelity International, is moving into Southeast Asia where it sees the potential to plug the later stage investment gap. The firm has funds across the world including the U.S, China and Europe, …

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Amazon makes offline retail push in India – TechCrunch

Amazon makes offline retail push in India – TechCrunch Amazon unleashed a flurry of new products this week at a U.S. press event, but halfway across the world, it is getting deeper into physical retail in the Indian market. The U.S. e-commerce giant is buying up 49 percent of More …

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India’s Livspace raises $70M for its one-stop-shop for interior design – TechCrunch

India’s Livspace raises $70M for its one-stop-shop for interior design – TechCrunch Livspace, an India-based startup that helps consumers manage home renovations and interior design, has pulled in a $70 million Series C deal that’s led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Growth. Existing investors Jungle Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Helion Ventures …

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SparkLabs is launching a cybersecurity and blockchain accelerator program in the US – TechCrunch

SparkLabs is launching a cybersecurity and blockchain accelerator program in the US – TechCrunch Investment firm SparkLabs has run accelerator programs across APAC, now it has announced its first that’ll be based on U.S. soil and it’s a cybersecurity and blockchain program that’ll be located in Washington, D.C. from next …

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Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia – TechCrunch

Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia – TechCrunch Asia’s fintech scene is poised to get a little larger after Jumo, a company that offers loans to the unbanked in Africa, revealed plans to expand into the continent. To get the ball rolling, Jumo …

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Trump expands tariffs on China by another $200 billion, threatens more – TechCrunch

Trump expands tariffs on China by another $200 billion, threatens more – TechCrunch By this point, you should all know the drill. Another day, another massive tariff from the Trump administration. After rumors the past few weeks that the president was considering expanding tariffs to another $267 billion worth of …

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Indian patient-doctor platform DocPrime gets $50M for city expansion – TechCrunch

Indian patient-doctor platform DocPrime gets $50M for city expansion – TechCrunch Less than three months after it raised $200 million led by SoftBank’s mighty Vision Fund, Indian digital insurance startup PolicyBazaar beefed up its new healthcare business through a $50 million capital injection. DocPrime, which lets visitors book consultations with …

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OnePlus is developing its own smart TV – TechCrunch

OnePlus is developing its own smart TV – TechCrunch Smartphone upstart OnePlus’s upcoming 6T flagship promises to bring changes — it’ll see it ditch the headphone jack and sport an in-screen fingerprint reader — but first there’s something else. OnePlus is developing its first smart TV. CEO Pete Lau revealed the details …

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Go-Jek plans to raise $2B more for Southeast Asia ride-hailing battle – TechCrunch

Go-Jek plans to raise $2B more for Southeast Asia ride-hailing battle – TechCrunch Indonesia’s Go-Jek is planning to raise $2 billion from investors to fuel its ride-hailing battle with Grab in Southeast Asia. Go-Jek raised $1.5 billion earlier this year from investors that include Chinese trio Tencent, Meituan and JD.com, …

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