Tuesday 28 December 2021
SPAC-merging SEA tech unicorns future remains in limbo
Southeast Asia's (SEA) first decacorn Grab slide more than 20% in its Nasdaq debut on December 2 following the company's record US$40 billion merger with a SPAC, Altimeter Growth...
Monday 27 December 2021
Chipmakers to face increasingly volatile market scenarios in 2022
Foundries and IC designers are set to face increasingly volatile market conditions in 2022, as strong demand seen in 2020-2021 is expected to start softening at a slow pace, US-China...
Tuesday 14 December 2021
China memory startup gains support from Big Fund
China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (aka the Big Fund) has made about CNY99.5 million (US$15.64 million) worth of investment in Dosilicon, which specializes in...
Thursday 9 December 2021
VinFast aims for US IPO in 2H22
Vingroup JSC's automobile unit, VinFast is paving its way to be listed on the US initial public offering (IPO) in the second half of 2022. Vingroup is expected to raise US$3 billion...
Wednesday 17 November 2021
Asia Venturing V: Global capital market flat? New trends emerging in Asia
Is the global capital market getting flat? Are late-stage investors chasing early-stage startups a new trend or a fad? Is Rivian SPAC reasonably valued? Experts discussed these questions...
Monday 15 November 2021
India roundup: Paytm and Nykaa see strong IPO results
Startups and digital services are growing fast in India, and Paytm, Nykaa, Amazon Pay, and Battery Smart are seeing growth potential.
Friday 12 November 2021
6 megatrends in capital market: Interview with Duncan Davidson, co-founder of Bullpen Capital
Companies around the world kept tapping the capital market with trillions of dollars. In 2021, some US$8.7 trillion has been raised through equity sales, bond offering, and loan deals,...
Wednesday 10 November 2021
New economy in Taiwan likely to grow threefold in 10 years: Q&A with QIC CEO Alex Lee
In a pre-event interview with DIGITIMES, Quantum International Corp. (QIC) founder and CEO Alex Lee shared his insights on the triple forces boosting the growth of Taiwan after the...
Friday 5 November 2021
Gogoro in strategic partnership with Gojek to boost urban smart mobility in Indonesia
Own-brand electric scooter maker Gogoro has signed with Gojek, an Indonesia-based provider of mobile on-demand services including ride-hailing, for a strategic partnership to promote...
Thursday 4 November 2021
Ola discloses financial results
Ola Cabs, an Indian unicorn ride-hailing service provider, has released before going public its financial results for the first time in 10 years since its founding.
Thursday 28 October 2021
The rise of Southeast Asian unicorn companies
Unicorn companies in Southeast Asia have been growing rapidly. Not only have their valuations substantially grown, but unicorn companies in the region continue to emerge.
Friday 15 October 2021
Vietnam-based unicorn VNG in no hurry for IPO
VNG, the first Vietnam-based unicorn that operates mobile communication App, online games, e-commerce, and cloud computing services, in 2017 signed an MoU with Nasdaq but has not...
Thursday 14 October 2021
Global unicorns surge in 2021: Interview with Richard Koo, principal at DNX, and Casey Lau, head of Asia at RISE
The number of newborn unicorns has again hit record levels in 2021, following a strong year in 2020. There are more than 800 unicorns around the world as of September of 2021. By...
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Vietnam's first unicorn VNG delays IPO plan
VNG is the first Vietnamese company ever to achieve unicorn status, with a valuation of more than $1 billion. The gaming industry leader in Vietnam has not taken any actions after...
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Chip M&A deals reach US$22 billion in first 8 months of 2021
After a record-high start in the first quarter of 2021, semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements cool off a bit without the "megadeals" seen in 2020, according to IC Insi...
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