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Gogoprint raises $7.7M to expand its online printing business in Asia Pacific – TechCrunch

Gogoprint raises $7.7M to expand its online printing business in Asia Pacific – TechCrunch Gogoprint, a startup that is aiming to disrupt the traditional printing industry in Southeast Asia, has pulled in a $7.7 million investment as prepares to expand its business in Asia Pacific. We first profiled Gogoprint in …

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Go-Jek is close to launching a ride-hailing service in Singapore – TechCrunch

Go-Jek is close to launching a ride-hailing service in Singapore – TechCrunch Indonesia’s ride-sharing startup Go-Jek plans to land in Singapore, its arch-rival Grab’s front lawn, as soon as this month as its regional expansion program gains speed, TechCrunch has come to understand. Go-Jek has grown to become a $5 …

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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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Thailand is becoming a critical country for blockchain – TechCrunch

Thailand is becoming a critical country for blockchain – TechCrunch While United States regulators are still trying to figure out how to think about cryptocurrencies, Thailand’s government is already mapping out its own central bank digital currency. This is just one of numerous examples how Thailand has emerged as one the …

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Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Grab, the ride-hailing service that struck a deal to take Uber out of Southeast Asia, has pulled in $2 billion in new capital as it seeks to go beyond ride-hailing to offer more on-demand services. …

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Go-Jek kicks off Southeast Asia expansion with Vietnam launch – TechCrunch

Go-Jek kicks off Southeast Asia expansion with Vietnam launch – TechCrunch Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-sharing company valued at $5 billion, has begun its ambitious plan to increase its rivalry with Grab by expanding into three new markets after it opened shop in Vietnam. The service — which is known as Go-Viet …

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Experian leads $28M investment in Southeast Asia fintech startup C88 – TechCrunch

Experian leads $28M investment in Southeast Asia fintech startup C88 – TechCrunch Experian is making its first major bet on Southeast Asia and its population of over 650 million consumers after the financial credit giant backed Singapore-based C88 Financial Technologies, which operates financial marketplaces that help lenders reach new audiences. C88 today …

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Chat app Line gets serious about gaming with its latest acquisition – TechCrunch

Chat app Line gets serious about gaming with its latest acquisition – TechCrunch Line, the company best-known for its popular Asian messaging app, is doubling down on games after it acquired a controlling stake in Korean studio NextFloor for an undisclosed amount. NextFloor, which has produced titles like Dragon Flight …

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Thailand Is Planning a ‘Bond Coin’ for Faster Securities Settlement

Thailand Is Planning a ‘Bond Coin’ for Faster Securities Settlement A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country. The Thailand Bond Market Association (TBMA) said it has received the green light from Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission to …

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