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Jack Ma steps down from SoftBank board Jack Ma will resign from SoftBank board after serving as Director for 13 years, according to KrAsia.Softbank also named three new Directors amid calls from an activist investor to boost shareholder returns and strengthen corporate governance. SoftBank...

Singapore-based fintech platform Helicap has raised US$10M in a Series A financing round, led by early-stage VC firm Saison Capital, according to KrAsia. Existing investor East Ventures, and new investors Access Ventures and Lamivoie, besides unnamed individual investors also participated. This...

With the daily food orders plummeting due to the global healthcare crisis, online food delivery major Swiggy said it would have to let go of parts of its private label kitchen business team and discontinue operations at a few locations. “As COVID-19 disrupts daily life across the country, the...

Pinduoduo (NASDAQ: PDD) will invest RMB 50 billion (USD 7.1 billion) into China’s rural areas in the next five years, since “moving agricultural products to its platform” is a key strategy for the company, Pinduouo announced on a press release on Tuesday. “We will continue to invest in...

  Sequoia Capital invests in Korean grocery startup Kurly South Korea-based grocery delivery startup Kurly has closed a US$150 million Series E funding round with Sequoia Capital (existing investor), Hillhouse Capital and DST Global, according to TechCrunch. According to news publication Korean...

Street cleaning services are essential for city management, as they prevent trash from building up while keeping neighborhoods tidy and clean. However, it is a strenuous job that requires a large workforce, and could be optimized with the help of technology. This is what architect Chen Shuo...