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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.

Snapcart bags $3m from Vickers Venture, Wavemaker, SPH Media Fund

The company closed this round after it secured $1.7 million in its pre-series A bridge round in January last year.

Infrastructure sector-focussed PE firm CapAsia exits Philippines’ wind power project

Upon the acquisition’s completion, the company’s total generating capacity will be more than 400 MW from its investments in green power business worldwide.

True, Axion Ventures form JV to lead gaming industry in SE Asia

The JV will set up a game academy.

China Equity Group leads $14.5m series A+ in co-working startup Wujie Space

Matrix Partners China also joins in this round.

HK-based co-work space Campfire raises $6m in seed round

It has an eye on regional expansion in the Apac.

China Digest: Vertex leads Geek+ round; Qiming invests in Hypereal

Temasek-backed Vertex Venture Holdings has led a series A+ funding round in logistics robot developer Geek+ while Qiming Venture has invested in series B round of VR headset maker Hypereal. Vertex leads $14m round in Chinese logistic robot firm Vertex Venture Holdings, a venture capital subsidiary of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has… Read more »

Bangkok Bank partners Nest to launch InnoHub FinTech Accelerator

Bangkok Bank and Nest will work with up to eight startups.

Australian Senate approves equity crowdfunding legislation

Only unlisted public companies are allowed to raise funds.

Thailand: TPI Polene Power to mobilise upto $500m via IPO

The company plans to sell up to 2.5 billion shares, or a 30% stake

Indonesia’s Kejora Ventures launches Bangkok office

Kejora already has a presences in Indonesia, Philippines & Singapore.