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Byju’s Rises to US$5.5 Billion Valuation, Connecting the World of Education Technology

Byju’s has made history in its ongoing Series F round with a valuation rise of nearly 53 percent to US$5.5 billion.

Go-Jek’s Series F continues with the latest investment from Siam Commercial Bank

Ride-hailing giant Go-Jek has secured yet another investment in its ongoing late-stage Series F financing that started since October last year. Its latest investor is Siam Commercial Bank, Thailand’s oldest homegrown lender that sees King Maha Vajiralongkorn as its biggest shareholder. The investment amount, however, has not been disclosed. In a report from Bloomberg, people […]

The Full List of Unicorn Startups in Southeast Asia

They might be mythical beasts that exist only in fairytales, but for those in the startup and venture capital scene, unicorns are something very real. Unicorns exist and are the much-coveted status for startups and investors, as a symbol of having reached or surpassed the US$1 billion valuation mark. In fact, based on CB Insights, […]

Southeast Asia sees more exits as unicorns appetite for acquisition grows

Southeast Asia unicorns have emerged as the biggest drivers of exits in the region. Just last week, Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia bought over wedding marketplace Bridestory, as revealed in a romantic video where both parties said I do. This was followed by Singapore unicorn Trax announcing that it had acquired US-based shopping rewards app Shopkick […]

Indonesian unicorn Tokopedia enters Indonesian wedding marketplace via Bridestory acquisition

Bridestory said “yes” and is now part of the Tokopedia family.
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