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Dec 15, 2017 Kata.ai Raises $3.5 Mn Series A Funding
Kata.ai, an Indonesian Artificial Intelligence (AI) service provider focusing on creating and integrating chatbot into available conversation service clients introduced its newest service, the Kata Bot Platform at event Interact 2017 last Tuesday (12/12).
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Dec 11, 2017 Opinion: Indonesia Needs More Scale-Ups, Not More Startups
Venture capital for tech startups in emerging markets like Indonesia can be a poison. Early-stage investors in this part of the world routinely spray small amounts of money – usually just a couple hundred thousand dollars at a time – into the market and pray that one of their tech investments will someday remunerate...
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Nov 20, 2017 KKR’s Emerald Media Leads $65 Million Funding in Bangkok Startup
KKR & Co.-backed Emerald Media led a $65 million funding round in aCommerce, a Bangkok-based startup that helps brands including Samsung, Unilever and L’Oreal sell their products online across Southeast Asia.
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Nov 19, 2017 Southeast Asia’s aCommerce lands $65M led by KKR-backed Emerald Media
Southeast Asia-based aCommerce, a startup that helps brands get into e-commerce and digital media in the fast-growing region, has pulled in $65 million in new funding led by Emerald Media, an Asian firm backed by global investor KKR.
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Nov 13, 2017 Loft Orbital is Launching a Specialty Service That Leases Space on Satellites
Loft Orbital is the latest entrant, offering a "rideshare service" of buying satellites and then leasing space onboard to multiple customers. The company announced Monday it raised $3.2 million in a recent seed funding round led by Uncork Capital.
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Nov 13, 2017 Loft Orbital Raises $3.2 Million to Build Condo Constellation for Those Who Dont Want to Own Satellites
WASHINGTON — A San Francisco startup raised $3.2 million in a seed financing round to create a service around operating a constellation of satellites packed with payloads from different customers.
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Nov 9, 2017 LotusFlare Helping Syrian Refugee
For 14 months, Abu Ahmed's family did not know where he was. As a Syrian prisoner with no means of communicating with the outside world, one of Abu's priorities was to let his family know he was still alive. His cellmates were in a similar predicament, so they devised a plan. Lacking a cell phone, they memorized the ph
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Nov 6, 2017 'Lofty ambitions' lead Wellington company Postr to grow globally
A Wellington tech firm Postr is hoping to raise more than $2 million to fund its growth plans overseas. Postr works with telcos to allow Android users to get free data in exchange for advertisements on their phone lock screens.
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Oct 31, 2017 Element Inc. & Global Good Fund to Create Biometric Health ID Systems
In an effort to ensure proper medical treatment for children who lack proper identification, Element Inc. and the Global Good Fund have come together to develop a smartphone-based biometric platform for identifying infants and children ...
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Sep 26, 2017 Whispir opens new Singapore office, plans local investment in innovation
WHISPIR officially opened the doors to its new local headquarters as it announced further investment in Singapore as a hub for product innovation and continued expansion across Asia.
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