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5/11/2021 Aspire's business accounts reach $1B in annualized transaction volume one year after launching ‚Äì TechCrunch TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 24 hours Singapore-based Aspire , which wants to become the financial services ‚Auone-stop shop‚Au for SMEs, announced that its business accounts have reached $1 billion in annualized transaction volume one ... cards and working capital loans. The second reason is the COVID-19 pandemic, which made it harder for companies to open accounts at traditional banks.‚AuWe can go in and say we offer all-in ...
4/28/2021 Arc opens its remote career platform to all software developers ‚Äì TechCrunch TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 20 hours The COVID-19 pandemic threw remote work into the spotlight, but tech companies have hired in other locations for years to deal with talent shortages. Arc announced today it is opening its remote hiring platform to all software developers. Previously, Arc was open only to developers who passed its verification process. Developers can still get verified to stand out from other applicants, but Arc‚Aos ...
3/25/2021 Hong Kong-based viAct raises $2M for its automated construction monitoring platform TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 4 days Hong Kong-based viAct helps construction sites perform around-the-clock monitoring with an AI-based cloud platform that combines computer vision, edge devices and a mobile app. The startup ... signed up for viAct to monitor sites while complying with COVID-19 social distancing measures, the company provided training over Zoom to help teams onboard more quickly.Cheuk said the company‚Aos initial markets in ...
1/18/2021 Startups at CES showed how tech can help elderly people and their caregivers TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 1 day The COVID-19 pandemic shined a harsh spotlight on the challenges many elderly people face. Older adults are among the highest-risk groups for developing cases that need hospitalization and nursing homes were especially vulnerable to outbreaks. While dealing with COVID-19, the elderly have also faced many other problems, including the difficulty of accessing medical care for chronic conditions during lockdowns and isolation .Many ...
1/6/2021 Perfect Corp., developer of virtual beauty app YouCam Makeup, closes $50 million Series C led by Goldman Sachs TechCrunch Perfect Corp., developer of virtual beauty app YouCam Makeup, closes $50 million Series C led by Goldman Sachs Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 5 days Spending on cosmetics has usually weathered economic crises, but that changed during the COVID-19 pandemic , with stay-at-home orders and masks tempering people‚Aos desire to wear makeup. This forced retailers to accelerate their online strategies, finding new ways to capture shoppers‚Ao attention without ...
9/23/2020 Syfe, a Singapore-based robo-advisor startup, raises $18.6M... Tumblr Syfe, a Singapore-based robo-advisor startup, raises $18.6M Series A led by Valar Ventures as it eyes expansion into other Asian countries (Catherine Shu/TechCrunch) https://ift.tt/3hPrWCE // NFL’s mega fines for most simple COVID-19 breach https://ift.tt/3cq50IU // Two more NFL head coaches and their teams have been fined for not wearing face masks on the sideline. The fines, imposed with the NFL trying to safeguard the ...
9/8/2020 Do Ventures launches $50 million fund for Vietnamese startups, backed by Naver, Vertex and other notable LPs TechCrunch Do Ventures launches $50 million fund for Vietnamese startups, backed by Naver, Vertex and other notable LPs Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 2 days Vy Le and Dzung Nguyen, the founders and general partners of Do Ventures ... and are addressing changes in consumer behavior caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The second tier will include B2B platforms that can provide services for companies in the first tier, and allow them to expand ...
9/1/2020 Cosmose, a platform that analyzes foot traffic in physical stores, gets $15 million Series A TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 1 week Cosmose tracks foot traffic in brick-and-mortar stores to help predict customer behavior, providing data that is increasingly important as companies try to weather COVID-19’s economic impact. Today the startup announced it has raised a $15 million Series A. The round was by Tiga Investments, with participation from returning investors OTB Ventures and TDJ Pitango, who co-led Cosmose’s seed round last ...
7/20/2020 Singapore-based marketing SaaS startup Insider gets $32 million to enter the U.S. TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 3 days Insider , a Singapore-based startup that develops software to help clients make marketing decisions, plans to launch in the United States after raising a $32 million Series C. The round ... Helping brands create new marketing strategies is crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic. For example, e-commerce companies have seen a surge in traffic because of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, but need to ...
7/6/2020 Uber reportedly agrees to acquire Postmates for $2.65 billion TechCrunch Uber reportedly agrees to acquire Postmates for $2.65 billion Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 2 days Uber has reportedly agreed to buy Postmates in an all-stock deal worth $2.65 billion. According to Bloomberg , the deal may be announced on Monday morning. Like other travel- and transportation-related businesses, Uber’s ride-hailing segment has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, due to shelter-in-place orders throughout the United States ...
6/16/2020 Grab to lay off 360 people, or about 5% of its employees TechCrunch ... businesses, however, including deliveries and digital financial services, which it is currently reallocating resources toward because demand for them has increased during the pandemic and stay-at-home orders. How Grab adapted after COVID-19 hit its ride-hailing business In his announcement, Tan wrote, “Since February, we have seen the stark impact of COVID-19 on businesses globally, ours included. At the same time, it has become clear that ...
6/4/2020 Singapore-based caregiving startup launches Homage Health for online and home medical consultations TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 1 day Homage , the Singapore-based startup that matches families and caregivers, has launched a new service that provides home medical visits, telehealth consultations and medication delivery. Called Homage Health, the service was already being developed before the COVID-19 pandemic, but co-founder and CEO Gillian Tee told TechCrunch that its launch was accelerated because many of the company’s caregiving recipients are elderly or have long ...
5/21/2020 Mapbox and SoftBank form joint venture to provide mapping tech to Japanese developers TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 13 hours SoftBank Corp. and Mapbox , the mapping data company that competes with Google and Here, announced that they have established a joint venture called Mapbox Japan. The JV will provide Mapbox’s mapping platform, including APIs and data services, to developers in Japan. Between June 1 and September 30, Mapbox Japan will also provide up to three months of free support for organizations building COVID-19 related ...
5/13/2020 SparkLabs Global Ventures promotes Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva, to general partner TechCrunch SparkLabs Global Ventures promotes Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva, to general partner Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 1 day Jessica Jackley, co-founder of nonprofit microlending platform Kiva, has become a general partner at SparkLabs Global ... to look at investments in Asia because recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is happening more quickly there. In terms of fintech, she anticipates there will be more demand for digital platforms and virtual payment ...
4/23/2020 Hong Kong insurtech startup OneDegree launches its first product, medical coverage for pets TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 5 days OneDegree , the Hong Kong-based insurance technology startup, launched its first product today, a line of medical plans for pets called Pawfect Care. The company will introduce other products, including ... medical insurance plans over the next year. Kwock said the COVID-19 pandemic has created a “paradigm shift,” because face-to-face activities have declined dramatically, and the Insurance Authority is now issuing new virtual ...
4/17/2020 Codementor launches Code Against COVID-19 to match volunteers with software projects TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 2 days Codementor , an online education platform for software developers, is launching Code Against COVID-19 to match volunteers with software projects to fight the pandemic. The initiative, which Codementor is not making money from, wants to connect coders with universities, non-profits, local government agencies and other organizations. Some of the programs Code Against COVID-19 is currently working with include Safe Paths and Covid Watch ...
3/27/2020 How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis TechCrunch How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis Many are adapting to provide care to essential workers Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 2 days The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of billions of people around the world. For many parents with young children in the United States, shelter-in-place orders implemented in different areas over the past few weeks mean they ...
2/26/2020 On-demand tutoring app Snapask gets $35 million to expand in Southeast Asia TechCrunch Catherine Shu @catherineshu / 2 days Snapask , an on-demand tutoring app, announced today that it has raised $35 million in Series B funding. Earmarked for the startup’s expansion in Southeast Asia, the round was led ... surge that Yu attributes to students studying at home after COVID-19 related school cancellations). Over the past year, 100,000 tutors have applied, taking Snapask’s current total to 350,000 applicants. Yu says that over 2 ...