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Vertex Ventures hits $230M first close on new fund for Southeast...

Tis the season to be raising in India and Southeast Asia. Hot on the heels of new funds from Strive and Jungle Ventures, so...

Google’s new plan to push Google Pay in India: cashback incentives...

Google is gunning for India’s payment companies. The U.S. search giant entered India’s payment space in 2017, and now it is hatching an initiative...

Crowned by Burger King, meat replacement company Impossible Foods raises $300...

After being crowned by Burger King as the first meat replacement patty to roll out nationally with one of the largest fast food chains,...

Alibaba-backed facial recognition startup Megvii raises $750 million

One of China’s most ambitious artificial intelligence startups, Megvii, more commonly known for its facial recognition brand Face++, announced Wednesday that it has raised...

Partnering with Visa, emerging market lender Branch International raises $170 million

The San Francisco-based startup Branch International, which makes small personal loans in emerging markets, has raised $170 million and announced a partnership with Visa to...

Ruhnn, a Chinese startup that makes influencers, raises $125M in U.S....

Ruhnn, a company that enables influencers to sell through e-commerce and is plotting to change the face of China’s fashion industry, has raised $125...

Yahoo spin-out Altaba is selling its entire Alibaba stake and closing...

Bye-bye, Altaba. The Yahoo spin-out created to house Yahoo’s lucrative stake in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan announced today that it will sell its lucrative...

How Japan’s new imperial era broke the internet in a very...

Emperor Akihito of Japan is abdicating and passing the office to his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, and as part of the transition comes a...

China’s grocery delivery battle heats up with Meituan’s entry

Fast, affordable food delivery service has been life-changing for many working Chinese, but some still prefer to whip up their own meals. These people...

Alibaba has acquired Teambition, a China-based Trello and Asana rival, in...

Alibaba has made an acquisition as it continues to square up to the opportunity in enterprise services in China and beyond, akin to what...