Top news this week: Two 500-backed startups, Singapore’s Omnilytics and Malaysia’s Supahands, come together in a US$20 million acquisition deal. In Indonesia, FinAccel has become the first Southeast Asian fintech startup and first Indonesian tech startup to list in the United States.
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- Omnilytics to acquire Supahands for US$20M to supercharge retail tech capabilities
- FinAccel on being the first Southeast Asian fintech startup to list in the US
- Prenetics launches Circle HealthPod, the world’s most advanced at-home COVID-19 test
- Ayannah partners mobile wallet to launch new remittance service for cash users
- Zenysis helps governments crunch health data in minutes
- Naluri publishes insights from Malaysia’s largest mental health dataset
- Bibit fights fraudsters to protect its 1 million users
- PolicyPal’s Val Yap on breaking gender stereotypes as a female founder
- Vikas Garg’s abillion is making the world a better place, one dish at a time
- Alvin Ea’s Haulio is here to help competitors share in the growing logistics industry
- Carsome understands people better with data
- Carousell discovers what makes millennials tick
Other stories you may have missed:
- Five 500-backed startups – Bukalapak, FinAccel, Bibit, BukuKas, and HappyFresh – were featured on e27’s Indonesian startups that have made the nation proud.
- Dawaai has partnered with KhudKaar House to provide affordable healthcare solutions to its incubatees. KhudKaar House is a women-led community center that trains women and youth to build their own sources of income.
- Did you know Koo co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna used to run an e-hailing startup that was acquired by Ola Cabs? Learn more about his entrepreneurial journey in this podcast.