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October 19, 2019
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MyGate raises $56M to bring its security management service to more gated communities in India

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MyGate, a Bangalore-based startup that offers security management and convenience service for guard-gated premises, said today it has bagged more than $50 million in a new financin....

October 2, 2019
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Khatabook raises $25M to help small businesses in India record financial transactions digitally and accept online payments

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Even as tens of millions of Indians have come online for the first time in recent years, most businesses in the nation remain offline. They continue to rely on long notebooks to ke....

September 26, 2019
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India’s ALTBalaji partners with Microsoft to bring online video streaming to offline users

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ALTBalaji, a leading video streaming service in India, has partnered with Microsoft and fintech firm Eko as it moves to expand its subscriber base in the country that is already la....

September 11, 2019
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SimShine raises $8 million for home security cameras that use edge computing

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SimShine, a computer vision startup based in Shenzhen, has raised $8 million in pre-Series A funding for SimCam, its line of home security cameras that use edge computing to keep d....

August 11, 2019
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Japan’s mobile payments app PayPay reaches 10 million users

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Paytm, India’s biggest mobile payments firm, now has 10 million customers in Japan, the company said as it pushes to expand its reach in international markets. Paytm entered Ja....

August 1, 2019
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Y Combinator-backed Vahan is helping low-skilled workers in India find jobs on WhatsApp

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The emergence of online hyperlocal services and e-commerce firms in India has led to the creation of about 200,000 jobs for blue-collar workers who deliver items to customers, acco....

July 18, 2019
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Online shopping guide SMZDM surges 44% on China stock market debut

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When Chinese internet companies seek initial public offerings, they tend to look to the United States where rules for profitability are less strict. SMZDM, an online shopping guide....

July 17, 2019
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India’s budget hotel startup Oyo enters co-working business with $30 million Innov8 acquisition

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India’s Oyo has expanded its hotel chain business to over 80 countries and entered co-living spaces segment in recent years. The firm, which has raised about $1 billion in the la....

June 19, 2019
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Anti-spam service Truecaller adds free voice calling feature

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Truecaller, an app best known for helping users screen calls from strangers and spammers, is adding yet another feature to its service as it bolsters its super app status. The Sto....

June 18, 2019
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China’s housing unicorn Danke appoints ex-Baidu exec as new COO

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A few months after nabbing a handsome $500 million funding round, China’s shared housing startup Danke Apartment got a talent boost. On Monday, Danke announced the appointment of....