Startups

Shanghai Electric ups Chinese EV bet

Enovate used to be a low-end EV maker but has now secured fresh Series A funding for a full brand overhaul as competition in the market heats up.
April 15, 2019

Hong Kong travel unicorn targets Japanese market

Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Asia’s largest in-destination travel services booking platform has raised a record follow on Series D funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund.
April 10, 2019

China's EV makers get ready for subsidies to end

To ensure survival in the post-subsidy era and deal with overcapacity, some are switching their focus to the corporate sector or leaning on high-tech to overcome price-sensitivities.
April 03, 2019

Meet Airwallex: APAC's new fintech unicorn

Airwallex has raised $100 million via a Series C funding round led by DST Global, valuing it at over $1 billion. The start-up this year also expects to process $10 billion-plus in payments.
March 25, 2019