startup

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

IoT leads race in Shanghai's new tech board

Shanghai's technology innovation board is about to open for business. IoT companies, especially those with wide applications, are likely to be first to list.
March 19, 2019