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Stripe becomes third-most valuable startup in the US

Stripe says the funds raised will be used to continue to expand around the world and launch new products.

WeWork targets US$20 bil to US$30 bil IPO value

The outlook for the public debut of WeWork is cooling after the disappointments of other major IPOs this year such as Lyft Inc and Uber Technologies Inc.

Startup ThoughtSpot raises US$248 mil at US$1.95 bil value

ThoughtSpot’s valuation has doubled in the span of five quarters as companies use its search and artificial intelligence-powered analytics.

India call centre start-up Uniphore Software raises US$51 million

Uniphore wants to use AI to change the labour-intensive business of call centres, displacing workers with machines.

WeWork seeks US$6 billion financing, contingent on IPO success

The company has been meeting with analysts this week, outlining its business and plans for expansion as it prepares for a stock-market debut.

Philippines says no to Go-Jek in Manila

The move puts a wrench in Go-Jek's plan to corner a bigger share of the Southeast Asian e-hailing market, currently dominated by rival Grab.

How to raise money for your business

Choose whether to use your own savings, apply for a financing programme from an SME bank, or seek a venture capitalist.

Cradle’s ex-CEO praised as inspiring mentor for start-up ecosystem

Former colleagues describe Nazrin Hassan, who died from blast injuries caused by an exploding handphone, as a visionary.

France, Germany push for EU funding for technology start-ups

Europe has long been seen as behind in developing new technologies compared with the United States.