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Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Philippines-based Voyager, telecom PLDT's new fintech business, says it raised $215M, with $175M coming from Tencent and KKR   —  One of the year's largest fintech investments in Southeast Asia has closed after Philippines-based Voyager announced it raised $215 million.
Nov 28, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
LG puts Brian Kwon, head of its hugely profitable home entertainment business, in charge of its struggling smartphone division   —  Mission impossible: a new executive at LG is charged with fixing the company's long-time loss-making smartphone division following a leadership change.
Nov 28, 2018, 7:20 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Securitize, which helps companies issue asset-backed security tokens, raises $12.75 Series A from investors including Coinbase Ventures and Ripple's Xpring fund   —  Coinbase, the $8 billion crypto exchange giant, is one of a bevy of big name crypto investors backing a project aimed …
Nov 26, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Netflix is testing cheaper, mobile-only subscriptions “in a few countries” including Malaysia, where it is half the price of its next cheapest package   —  Netflix is testing a cut-price mobile-only subscription as it explores new packages aimed at widening its appeal in Asia and other emerging markets.
Nov 14, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
NetEase Cloud Music, a music streaming service by Chinese games and publishing giant NetEase, raises $600M from investors including Baidu and General Atlantic   —  As Tencent Music, China's largest streaming firm, reportedly stalls on its proposed U.S. IPO, one of its closest challengers is doubling down.
Nov 13, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Singapore-based ride-hailing service Grab announces a $250M investment from Hyundai, bringing total raised to more than $6B   —  Grab, the Singapore startup that bought Uber's Southeast Asia business earlier this year, continues to announce strategic investors for its ongoing Series H funding round.
Nov 6, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Meesho, an India-based social commerce startup, raises $50M Series C, its third raise over the last year in which it says top line revenue grew over 100X   —  Meesho, a Bangalore-based social commerce startup, has closed a $50 million investment to grow its business in its Indian homeland ahead of future international expansion.
Nov 5, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
PropertyGuru, which operates real estate rental and sale listing sites in Southeast Asia, raises $144M Series D from KKR bringing the total raised to ~$320M   —  Global investment giant KKR is warming up to Southeast Asia after it made a third high-profile investment.
Nov 4, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Alibaba reports Q2 revenue of $12.4B, up 54% YoY, missing analyst estimates, net income of $2.66B, cuts forecasted annual revenue target by 4% to 6%   —  Alibaba's long stretch of growth finally broke after the Chinese e-commerce giant reported somewhat underwhelming financial results for its Q2 2019 quarter.
Nov 2, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Line Games, chat app Line's gaming division, raises $110M from Anchor Equity Partners; Anchor acquires 27.5% stake, dilutes Line's holdings to a minority 41.7%   —  Messaging app firm Line has given up majority control of its Line Games business after it raised outside financing to expand …
Oct 31, 2018, 11:25 PMIn context

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