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Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul is the Thailand correspondent for DEALSTREETASIA. She has worked as a journalist and fixer for international media organizations for 8 years.

During 2006, her final year as a journalism student at Thammasat University, she won two Young Journalist Awards as well as a scholarship to a training course at BBC World Headquarter in London. Once she came back, she started her career as a business reporter at The Nation, a leading English-language newspaper in Thailand, where she worked for four years and covered the government’s economic policies and corporates.

In order to enhance her business experience and broaden her journalism skills, she took a Master Degree in Business Administration (English Program) at Chulalongkorn University. She also became a freelance journalist, writer and fixer for local and international media organizations, including The Associated Press, Al Jazeera, National Public Radio (USA) and Vanity Fair.

She has covered a variety of lifestyle and travel stories as well as events of significant social, economic and political change. Recent examples include field producing for APTN during Bangkok’s 2014 red shirt political protests and subsequent coup.

Away from work, she is fond of traveling and trekking.

Shanghai-based PE Innotech Capitals acquires ad reporting tools Ad-Juster

Since July 2015, Innotech Capitals has transacted deals exceeding $500m.

Thailand’s KBank mulls Indonesia foray via M&A route next year

KBank plans to set up its own footprint in the Indonesian market.

Thailand’s Digital Ventures invests in Nyca Fund II to expand fintech radar to US

The VC firm is the only Thai investor among Nyca’s ten institutional LPs.

๋Japan’s Mobingi raises $2.2m to launch latest cloud automation platform

The new round has brought its fundraising upto 300 million yen ($2.6 million).

Canada’s Vatic Ventures acquires majority shares in Thai potash company

Vatic Ventures acquired the rights of Red Branch Investments Ltd, a Hong Kong-incorporated company, to purchase the shares from former shareholders for 8 million baht ($220,000).

500 startups closes $15.4m Thai fund; second vehicle to be launched soon

This is 50% higher than its initial target of $10 million.

TIH, Loxley JV K2 Venture Capital to invest in startups

The joint venture between Loxbit and Killian Court provides K2 Venture the opportunity to leverage on the existing network and track records of the parent companies to tap into the high growth startup investment opportunities in Thailand and ASEAN region.

Netflix competitor HOOQ raises $25.2m more from existing shareholders

HOOQ Digital was launched in January 2015 with the initial investment of $22 million from the three companies. However, the filing said that the latest injection has raised the capital from $70 million to $95.2 million.

Apollo Global eyes final close for $600m Asia opportunity real estate fund

According to PERE, Apollo has so far raised about $300 million, which is a half way of its target for the fund.

Logistics startup Lalamove bags $30m Series B for expansion to more than 100 cities

Lalamove will use the funding to continue its aggressive expansion in Asia where it plans to launch in additional 60 cities this year.