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Sunday, October 25, 2020

School’s out: The potential of edtech in Indonesia

Our top articles for the week tackle the rise of edtech in Indonesia’s classrooms and the move into physical clinics for telehealth startup Doctor...

Flipkart bags more funding from Walmart this week

The companies that raised the most this week: Flipkart, XtalPi, KKday, and more. Start-up - Innovation

How AI virtual humans are disrupting KOLs

Are virtual influencers set to take over the millennials’ and Zoomers’ dream job? And what happened to the lawsuit between She1K and Lumiere32? ...

Bykea banks $13m in series B funding as its transportation biz starts to recover

Prosus Ventures led the round, with the Pakistani startup's existing backers Middle East Venture Partners and Sarmayacar chipping in. Start-up - Innovation

Cambodian media startup secures series A funding from Thailand’s True Group

Mediaload plans to use the new funds to improve its content offerings and gear up for regional expansion. Start-up - Innovation

When telehealth goes back to brick-and-mortar

The future of telehealth and an impending Hong Kong IPO for JD Health Start-up - Innovation

Zilingo CFO James Perry steps down, goes back to Citigroup

Perry joined Zilingo as its first finance chief in July last year. Start-up - Innovation

Move over, WhatsApp: Zalo is Vietnam’s favorite messaging app

The top articles for the week: The messaging app that’s bigger than WhatsApp in Vietnam, big returns for Carousell’s early investors, and Southeast Asia’s...

VCs are people too

These companies raised the most funds this week: WM Motor, AMTD Digital, and more. Start-up - Innovation

Tag, you’re sued for rejecting an investment

A winner from a pitching competition now regrets winning, and the new VC in town counts seasoned venture capitalists as its buddies ...