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May 9, 2019
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Kargo is disrupting logistics in Myanmar, one of the world’s most challenging countries

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Founders in Seattle recently bemoaned a lack of capital and support when compared to Silicon Valley — what about those building startups in more remote markets? Kargo, a company ....

May 8, 2019
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Grocery startup BigBasket becomes India’s newest unicorn with new $150M investment

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India has a new unicorn after BigBasket, a startup that delivers groceries and perishables across the country, raised $150 million for its fight against rivals Walmart’s Flipka....

January 30, 2019
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WeWork could challenge Starbucks in China with new on-demand service

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The rise of Starbucks in China, like that in the west, is closely linked to its function as a “third space” for people to hang out between home and work. In recent years, a be....

January 26, 2019
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Meet the little-known Chinese Wi-Fi startup that rubs shoulders with WeChat and Alipay

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A service that connects people to Wi-Fi hotspots for free turned out to be one of China’s most popular apps, nestling in the top ranks with Tencent’s WeChat messenger and Alib....

January 24, 2019
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Facebook is reportedly testing solar-powered internet drones again — this time with Airbus

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Facebook last year grounded its ambitious plan to develop a solar-powered drone to beam internet across the world, but the company isn’t done with the concept, it seems. The soci....