SINGAPORE, May 8- Southeast Asia- focused e-commerce startup Garena Interactive Holding Ltd renamed itself Sea Ltd on Monday and said it had raised $550 million to expand in key markets such as Indonesia. Investors in Sea's fundraising round included Farallon Capital Management, Hillhouse Capital, Indonesia's GDP Venture and Philippine conglomerate JG...
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Start-up Flyspaces is aiming to become Southeast Asia’s Airbnb of office space, offering flexible rentals, the CEO told CNBC on Wednesday.
Linda McMahon, SBA administrator, talks about renewed optimism in small business after the election of President Trump.
Partner Fund Management invested more than $96 million in Theranos in 2014, the company said.
Uber confirmed his decision to Recode.
The Y Combinator president has been a vocal proponent for net neutrality.
Self-driving car unit Waymo, life sciences unit Verily, and smart home platform Nest were highlighted in the letter.
Isaac Ho, VentureCraft, chose Hong Kong as the base for his VC has due to the city's proximity to China.
Start-ups can benefit as tech progresses beyond the internet to affect finance and healthcare, says Kai-Fu Lee of Sinovation Ventures.
Digital talent and the start-up ecosystem give Singapore an edge over other cities, says Vegard Aas of Telenor Group.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 26- European ride service Gett has bought U.S. rival Juno for $200 million in a deal that further consolidated the ride-hailing industry and that some said short-changed Juno drivers. Gett, an on-demand ride service that is a partner of automaker Volkswagen, said on Wednesday it had bought New York- based startup Juno. Juno operates only in New...
NEW YORK, April 26- Commission-free trading startup Robinhood has raised $110 million in a round led by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner's investment group DST Global, valuing the company at $1.3 billion. Greenoaks Capital and Thrive Capital, the venture capital firm founded by Josh Kushner, also invested, the company said on Wednesday. Existing investors...
NEW YORK, April 25- After an initial digital currency sale that raised $12.5 million in just 12 minutes, blockchain startup Gnosis has decided to leave most of its remaining currency untouched for at least a year, co-founder Martin Koppelmann told Reuters on Tuesday. Gnosis, a Gibraltar- registered company, sold 5 percent of its 10 million so-called GNO tokens to...
Uber said it will be teaming up with the governments of Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai to bring its flying taxis to those cities first, The Verge reports.
The leg downward would value the privately held company at around $50 billion, The Information reports.
LeapLearner, a Shanghai-based education start-up, aims to teach children as young as five years old how to code and then some.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- When Gokul Gunasekaran was offered a full scholarship for a graduate program in electrical engineering at Stanford University, he saw it as the chance of a lifetime. He came to America instead, got the Stanford degree and now works as an engineer at a data science startup in Silicon Valley. Immigration Voice estimates there are some 1.5...
A handful of Google engineers have left the tech giant to form a super secretive start-up.
The company said it's planning to file for bankruptcy and will shut down, The Verge reports.