By Quynh Nguyen
The investment from Egroup will be used to hire more personnel and build the startup’s IT infrastructure to support its plans to open 30 new stores in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Byju’s also claims it is one of the few Indian unicorns that has become profitable within a very short period of time since it launched its learning app in 2015.
Grab’s expansion plans are expected to further heat up the market, dominated by Go-Jek’s food delivery service Go-Food, foodpanda, Deliveroo and dahmakan.
SAARC member states include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
The joint venture deal was part of GetDoc’s plan to expand into Thailand.
In December 2017, Paytm acquired Nearbuy and Little, two platforms that focus on local restaurants and commercial establishments. Paytm later merged both entities and made an undisclosed investment into the resultant entity.
Cashify has brought in China’s AiHuiShou as a strategic investor.
Mercari has become Japan’s default market for selling and buying used goods on smartphones, where downloads of the app reached 71 million in the five years since its debut.
Hearty founders have defied a lack of technology and support to start their own ventures.
Decacorn Capital is a cross-border VC with a portfolio that includes ride-hailing startup Lyft and social media platform Snapchat.