Tag: COVID-19

Korea Tech Desk

Economy, startups, and corporations news from South Korea this week 

While the cloud of COVID-19 still lingers across the world, the economies are slowly reviving. South Korea expects to see a new rush in stock earnings, […]
April 17th, 2021
KrAsia

How the chip shortage got so bad, and why it’s so hard to fix

By the time that Dung, the founder and CEO of a hardware startup in Taipei, realized the global tech industry was facing a serious chip shortage, […]
April 17th, 2021
KrAsia

Flipkart acquires online travel company Cleartrip in a distress sale

News Written by Avanish Tiwary Published on 16 Apr 2021  •  2 mins read Last year online travel booking companies were reeling under an increase in ticket cancellations for both […]
April 16th, 2021
Startup Lithuania

Startups Are Invited To “Recharge”: Investors Have Prepared An Investment Of EUR 100,000 For The “Startup Fair: Recharge” Competition

“Startup Fair: Recharge”, an international and one of the most important startup events in Lithuania, which will take place for the 9th year in a row, […]
April 16th, 2021
Disrupt Africa

SA fintech startup Peach Payments raises additional funding to accelerate growth

South African fintech startup Peach Payments has netted additional investment to capitalise on its accelerated growth over the last year.  Peach Payments enables businesses to easily […]
April 16th, 2021
TechSauce

Grab files for IPO through SPAC merger with Altimeter, values at $40 billion

Grab to go public on Nasdaq through a SPAC merger with Altimeter at a valuation of $40 billion. Expected to be the Largest-Ever U.S. Equity Offering […]
April 16th, 2021
KrAsia

Fintech firms are blossoming in the Philippines, helping MSMEs prosper

Ellana Mineral Cosmetics is one of Manila’s pioneers of cruelty-free beauty brands. It started in 2007 as a small kiosk in a weekend bazaar. “We wanted […]
April 16th, 2021
Techpoint Africa

You can now buy and register new SIMs in Nigeria from April 19, 2021

From April 19, 2021, Nigerians and foreigners alike will be able to buy and register new Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMs) in Nigeria. This development followed the […]
April 15th, 2021
KrAsia

Star power in startups for valuable capital and brand endorsements

When India announced a two-month long nation-wide lockdown last March to curb the spread of COVID-19, millions of migrant laborers who live on daily wage suddenly […]
April 15th, 2021
EU-Startups

Berlin-based Lingoda announces €57 million to expand its online language school to new markets

Lingoda, a leading online language school, today announced it has raised €57 million in growth equity led by global growth investor Summit Partners, with participation from […]
April 15th, 2021
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