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Japanese payment processing firm Opn obtains unicorn status after raising $120-million

Digital payment processor Opn, which was formerly known as Synqa, said it has raised $120-million in a Series C+ funding round, earning itself a unicorn status.  Some investors that have participated in the funding round include government-backed JIC Venture Growth Investments, Mitsubishi UFG Financial Group, and tech investors Mars Growth Capital which has brought Opn’s […]

Indian instant grocery startup nears unicorns status after raising $200-million

In the latest funding round led by Y Combinator, an instant grocery startup – Zepto has raised $200-million in a Series D fundraise, which takes its valuation to around $900-million just shy of a unicorn status within nine months of operations.  The funding round was participated by new investors by the likes of Kaiser Permanente […]

Singapore-founded Biofourmis raised a whopping $300 million in Series D funding to earn a unicorn status

Biofourmis, a startup developing digital therapeutics and artificial intelligence to remotely monitor patients conducted a Series D funding round led by General Atlantic which raised $300-million to bring its valuation to $1.3-billion.  The funding round which was participated by existing investors as well as New York-listed CVS Health Corporation brings the total raised funds for […]

Chinese work automation startup, Laiye bags US$160-million funding as the company nears unicorn status

Chinese intelligent automation solutions developer, Laiye has recently announced that they picked up US$160-million from a Series C funding round to expand overseas.  The Beijing-based company’s financing came in three tranches, with the latest tranche bringing it US$70-million, an oversubscribed round led by Chinese private equity firm Hopu Magnolia. The funding round was also co-led […]

CoinDCX, an Indian-based crypto exchange, has a valuation of US$2.1-billion after raising US$135-milion

In a Series D funding round, Indian-based crypto exchange CoinDCX saw its valuation double as it raised a total of US$135.9-million, which was led by Pantera and Steadview Capital which was participated by the likes of Facebook founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital. The Series D funding also saw Coinbase Ventures, DraperDragon, Republic Capital, and Kindred […]
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