Search Results for:Yoolim Lee

Uber hires ex-Goldman banker to fire up its Asia business

Brooks Entwistle, who announced his retirement in 2012 after two decades at the U.S. investment bank, will become Uber’s chief business officer in the Asia Pacific.


Shanda founder Chen, the missing China mogul, returns with $1b for brain research

Shanda founder Chen was more prominent than Alibaba’s Jack Ma for much of the last decade


Airbnb to quadruple its China tech team to target rich millennials

Airbnb will grow its technical cohort to over 100 in Beijing, its only engineering office outside the US.


WeWork acquires Singapore’s Spacemob, to invest $500m in SE Asia, South Korea

WeWork is buying Spacemob, a Singapore-based co-working startup founded in early 2016 and backed by Vertex Ventures and Alpha JWC Ventures.


KKR targets SEA’s family businesses with record $9.3b fund

KKR to invest in companies catering to the region’s growing middle class.


SE Asia’s largest online luxury retailer Reebonz to raise up to $150m

To use funds for expansion in China, Japan and South Korea.


Billionaire investor Tim Draper shifts focus from China to Indonesia

Draper is one of the most high-profile U.S. venture capitalists.


China’s tech warlords set their sights on Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has the largest Chinese diaspora in the world.


Southeast Asia’s biggest startup Sea said to file for $1b IPO

Sea is working with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on the share sale.


China’s JD.com said in talks to invest in Indonesia’s Tokopedia

China’s two biggest e-commerce players have both poured major sums into SEA.