Agriculture harvested big wins this week with two 500-backed startups, Malaysia’s Plant Cartridge and India’s FarMart raising funds to help farmers grow better and sell more. In travel news, Neuron Mobility announced a concession pass for low-income communities, RedDoorz launched a new collection of accommodation, and Carsome struck a partnership with a leading bank to offer automotive financing.
Missed our last round-up? Check out the top stories in March here.
- FarMart lands US$32M, serves 2M farmers
- Plant Cartridge bags US$3M for sustainable farming
- FinAccel acquires bank to expand beyond BNPL
- Transcelestial brings laser tech to Indonesia
- Pandai ‘undisrupts’ learning & train unemployed grads
- Una Brands uplifts startups across Asia-Pacific
- Neuron Mobility launches concession pass
- RedDoorz launches Urbanview for urban travelers
- Amity powers online communities for brands
- Car ownership made easy with Carsome
- Grab co-develops BNPL framework
- EMQ builds next-gen banking services
Other stories you may have missed:
- Aerodyne collaborated with Mitsubishi Motors to train 14 of its team leaders in defensive off-road driving to ensure safe working practices in estates, plantations, and also rural areas where it operates.
- Dawaai partnered with Martin Dow Marker in its Joint Patient Awareness, Access, and Care (JPAAC) Program to increase patients’ awareness of disease & dosage compliance, while also catering to the increasing health issues of the general public.
- Aiko Reyes, one of the founding members of Peddlr, made Esquire’s list of ‘20 Startup Founders and CEOs Paving the Way For Women in Tech’.