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Razer leads $3.3M investment in Australia’s Esports Mogul – TechCrunch

Razer leads $3.3M investment in Australia’s Esports Mogul – TechCrunch Razer, the gaming hardware company that went public in Hong Kong last year, is resuming its investment strategy after it led a $3.3 million deal for Australia-based Esports Mogul. Esports Mogul is, as the name suggests, focused on e-sports. The company …

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TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut, São Paolo and Lagos – TechCrunch

TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut, São Paolo and Lagos – TechCrunch Everyone knows there are thriving startup communities outside of obvious hubs, like San Francisco, Berlin, Bangalore and Beijing, but they don’t always get the support they deserve. Last year, TechCrunch took a major page from its …

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China’s Didi Chuxing continues its international expansion with Australia launch – TechCrunch

China’s Didi Chuxing continues its international expansion with Australia launch – TechCrunch Didi Chuxing, China’s dominant ride-hailing company, is continuing its international expansion after it announced plans to launch in Australia this month. The company — which bought Uber’s China business in 2016 — said it will begin serving customers …

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US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018 – TechCrunch

US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018 – TechCrunch Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school With Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub this week, …

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PwC Australia, Port of Brisbane Unveil Blockchain Supply Chain Pilot

PwC Australia, Port of Brisbane Unveil Blockchain Supply Chain Pilot The Australian arm of “Big Four” auditing firm PwC is working a new solution aimed to boost efficiencies in the country’s international trade systems. Announced Tuesday, PwC Australia is collaborating with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the …

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Uber’s European rival Taxify raises $175M led by Daimler at a $1B valuation – TechCrunch

Uber’s European rival Taxify raises $175M led by Daimler at a $1B valuation – TechCrunch There’s a new unicorn in the global ride-hailing space after Taxify, a startup born in Estonia that does battle with Uber across Europe and Africa, closed $175 million in new funding that takes it valuation …

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Papua New Guinea threatens to close Facebook for a month to investigate its harmful impact – TechCrunch

Papua New Guinea threatens to close Facebook for a month to investigate its harmful impact – TechCrunch Facebook is proving problematic for many governments worldwide, but few would think to shut it down entirely. That’s exactly the approach that Papua New Guinea, the Pacific sea island nation located near Australia, is …

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