Tag: Messaging


SoftBank in talks to lead USD 250 million round in India’s banking tech startup Zeta making it unicorn

News Written by Moulishree Srivastava Published on 15 Apr 2021  •  2 mins read In less than four months this year, 11 startups have been crowned the elite unicorn status. […]
April 15th, 2021

British startup GENIE closes €1 million funding for its post-COVID employment technology

Today GENIE, an automated talent agent for the creative industry, announces the closing of its second funding round, taking their total funding to-date to over €2 […]
April 13th, 2021

The Plan B For Uganda’s Foiled Social Media Levy Is Full Internet Tax

Since 2018, Ugandans have had to part with UGX 200.00 (USD 0.055) daily as a levy that must be paid before they can access over-the-top (OTT) […]
April 12th, 2021

London-based cloud communciations company Infobip acquires Croatia-based Shift

Today UK-based global cloud communications company Infobip has signaled a strategic move to put developers front and centre of their company strategy with the acquisition of Shift […]
April 12th, 2021
The Recursive

With an eye on developer communities, Croatian unicorn Infobip acquires one of the largest tech conferences in SEE

Vodnjan, Croatia ~ Infobip, the Croatian unicorn providing communication and customer engagement software, is to expand in the Business-to-Developer (B2D) segment after acquiring Shift Conference and […]
April 12th, 2021
Korea Tech Desk

Top business & economy news this week from South Korea

Will Kakao, the internet giant in Korea, acquire a stake in the leading fashion e-commerce startup ZigZag? Retail businesses show increase in sales as shoppers return […]
April 10th, 2021

How has Southeast Asia been affected by the recent Facebook data leak?

Facebook faces fresh scrutiny in Southeast Asia, after data from over 15 million users in the region was exposed in a recent leak that could put […]
April 9th, 2021

AirAsia’s new services take flight in bid to form Southeast Asia’s next super app

Singapore Airlines: 4,300 jobs slashed. Malaysia Airlines: full restructuring and negotiations with lessors and creditors. AirAsia: 10% headcount trim from its 24,000-strong staff body. The pandemic […]
April 9th, 2021

Gupshup turns unicorn after raising $100 Mn from Tiger Global

It is raining unicorns in India. A nation so dependent on the vagaries of monsoon, is now enjoying a bountiful shower of unicorns with Gupshup now […]
April 8th, 2021
Korea Tech Desk

Korea gets new unicorn startup as Sendbird joins the billion-dollar club with latest funding 

Korean Chat API startup Sendbird announced that it has raised $100 million in Series C funding and the makes the company’s valuation to $1.05 billion. Sendbird […]
April 7th, 2021
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