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Feather raises $3.5M to rent furniture to millennials

[ad_1] The furniture rental industry is stuck in the last. Current options involve old-school companies like CORT where most of the inventory will make your apartment look like a dorm room, or a place like Rent-A-Center where you’ll almost certainly pay many times what the...

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Chinese startup gets $4b to battle Alibaba amid ‘local ecommerce’ boom

[ad_1] Photo credit: ygai / 123RF. One of China’s biggest and best-funded tech startups has secured US$4 billion in a new round of investment to grow its local services empire, which includes food delivery and daily deals. Meituan-Dianping, which had already accumulated US$3.3 billion in funding before...

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Ex-Googler’s startup gets funding to solve ‘online fashion’s oldest problem’

[ad_1] Photo credit: mickmiller / 123RF. Worried that the dress you just bought online might be a size too small? Wondering if the size 10 shoes you just ordered are the same size 10 as all your other shoes? Are you one of those seasoned shoppers...

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With fresh investment, crowdfunding site DanaDidik wants to improve access to student loans

[ad_1] Image credit: public-domain-image.com Indonesian student loan crowdfunding platform DanaDidik has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from impact investment fund Garden Impact. The startup will use the funds to scale and enhance its technology and service. DanaDidik is a crowdfunding platform for Indonesian students. They pay...

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Brief: Singapore’s Temasek leads $502m round for Magic Leap

[ad_1] Photo credit: Magic Leap. The news (extracted from Bloomberg): Magic Leap, the mysterious startup developing an augmented reality headset, has added US$502 million to its war chest. The funding round was led by Singapore state fund Temasek and joined in by investors like EDBI, Grupo Globo, Janus...

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Alibaba goes in on $40m boost for DNA-testing startup Prenetics

[ad_1] Photo credit: luchschen / 123RF. Alibaba, China’s US$460 billion online shopping giant, has invested in one of Asia’s top genetic testing startups. Prenetics, which makes a series of DNA-testing products, has pocketed US$40 million, led by Alibaba and Beyond Ventures, with three other investors joining in...

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Online VC platform CapBridge raises $4m funding as SGX ups its stake

[ad_1] SGX Centre in downtown Singapore. Photo credit: tang90246 / 123RF. Singapore’s CapBridge Holdings has raised US$4 million in fresh funding for its online growth capital-raising platform, the company has announced. The company said the investment came from “seasoned early-stage investors” including Tim Draper. Asian Gateway...

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Online VC platform CapBridge raises $3m funding as SGX ups its stake

[ad_1] SGX Centre in downtown Singapore. Photo credit: tang90246 / 123RF. Singapore’s CapBridge Holdings has raised US$2.9 million in fresh funding for its online growth capital-raising platform, the company has announced. The company said the investment came from “seasoned early-stage investors” including Tim Draper. Asian Gateway...

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Foodie startup Chope feasts on $13m funding

[ad_1] Chope co-founder and CEO Arrif Ziaudeen. Photo credit: Chope. Singapore-based restaurant discovery and booking startup Chope announced today it’s raised a fresh round of funding worth US$13 million. The round is led by Asia-Pacific investment firm Square Peg Capital and joined by C31 Ventures and Moelis...

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