Bot MD, an AI-based chatbot for doctors, raises $5 million for expansion into more Asian markets – ITPro.works

Time is critical for healthcare providers, especially in the middle of a pandemic. Singapore-based Bot MD helps save time with an AI-based chatbot that lets doctors look up important information … Read More

Marriott International announces partnership with Grab in six Southeast Asian countries – ITPro.works

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the hospitality industry especially hard, and hotels around the world are looking for ways to regain revenue. Today, Marriott International and Grab announced a partnership … Read More

This new Southeast Asian fund has its eye on Chinese cross-border firms – ITPro.works

As U.S.-China relations remain tense, Southeast Asia becomes the darling for investors and tech companies from both sides as they seek overseas expansion. Behemoths like Google, Facebook, Alibaba, Tencent and … Read More

Facebook and PayPal invest in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant GoJek – TechCrunch

Facebook and PayPal have made investments in GoJek, joining Google and Tencent among other high-profile technology firms that have backed the five-year-old Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm that also offers food … Read More

Southeast Asian lending platform Validus raises $20 million for its Series B+ round – TechCrunch

Small- to medium-sized businesses are one of the most important parts of Southeast Asia’s economy, but many have trouble securing growth capital from traditional financial institutions. Validus wants to fix … Read More

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