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Byju’s Fresh US$100 Million Funding From General Atlantic Boosts New Valuation to US$2 Million

Byju is the first edtech startup to get unicorn status in India. India’s largest education tech startup Byju’s, which reinvents academic learning through the mobile app, has recently raised a US$100 million funding from private equity player General Atlantic for a 5 percent stake in the startup. This marks General Atlantic first investment in the […]

Best-Selling Malaysian Author and Facebook Marketing Trainer Marcus Teoh to Speak in the United States

Teoh will be sharing his knowledge on Zero Budget Facebook Marketing at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale on October 9 and University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) on October 11.

Warburg-backed Singapore unicorn Trax targets US$3 billion valuation in next three years

Trax, a computer vision solutions and analytics firm based in Singapore is targeting to reach US$3 billion in valuation over the next three years. It currently stands at nearly US$1 billion. Its Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Joel Bar-El spoke at DealStreetAsia’s Asia PE-VC Summit 2018, explaining that the valuation target is not far-fetched as […]

B2B Online Marketplace Udaan Becomes India’s Fastest Unicron after US$225 Million Series C Funding

The Flipkart Mafia has done it again. While Flipkart had made headlines earlier this year when acquired by Walmart at a US$16 billion deal, Bengaluru-based B2B online marketplace Udaan – founded by former Flipkart employees – has also become India’s latest unicorn. The startup has recently raised a US$225 million Series C funding round co-led […]

Where are bike-sharing companies pedaling to?

Following Uber and Didi Chuxing, the sharing economy has moved on to micro-mobility in the shape of bicycle or startups. From Ofo to Mobikes, bicycles have been appearing in massive numbers across cities. They are trying to serve as an important addition in transiting between infrastructure – a mode of transportation that could be used […]
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