This week, 500-backed startups were all about increasing access and affordability. Appboxo is making it easy for any developer, even with limited resources, to build super apps; HappyFresh is doubling down on ‘dark stores’ to help households restock on groceries efficiently; and Pandai’s edtech solution for underserved students won a challenge.
Missed last week’s round up? Check it out here.
- Appboxo bags US$7M to help developers build super apps
- Peddlr raises US$4.3M to reach 1 million Filipino MSMEs
- Aliena to launch sustainable microsatellite that leaves no debris
- HappyFresh helps SEA households run more efficiently with dark stores
- Dawaai combats counterfeit medications in Pakistan
- Neuron Mobility integrates with Google Maps for a better user experience
- Carsome completes acquisition of iCar Asia to strengthen ecosystem
- Pandai wins challenge for its accessible & affordable edtech solution
- Bukalapak’s mission to advance financial inclusion in Indonesia
- Aerodyne finds success in solving real-world problems
- Gilmour Space system to improve launch operations & lower cost
- Parcel Perform rebrands to reflect its 3-year high growth
Other stories you may have missed:
- Neuron Mobility is expanding to its sixth council in Adelaide, Australia, where it has launched a fleet of safety e-scooters.
- Friz partnered with Ravenry, Deskimo, and Novi Health to improve the welfare of freelancers and digital entrepreneurs.
- YAS MicroInsurance celebrates a milestone – they reached over 20,000 policies activated earlier this week!