• Exclusive: Chip wars - China closing in on second $19 billion semiconductor fund: sources

    28 days ago - By Reuters

    HONG KONG/SHANGHAI - China's state-backed semiconductor fund is near to closing a 120 billion yuan investment round for a second fund to support the domestic chip sector and help cut reliance on imports amid a bruising trade standoff with the United States.
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  • IFTTT raises $24 million, led by Salesforce Ventures

    IFTTT raises $24 million, led by Salesforce Ventures

    28 days ago - By Venture Beat

    IFTTT, a platform that connects and automates actions between more than 600 smart devices and apps, today announced it has closed a $24 million funding round. Major categories represented on IFTTT include popular calendar, social media, and chat and productivity apps. The money will be used to expand IFTTT's platform in automotive, retail, an...
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  • Asia-based recruitment app GetLinks nabs investment led by Alibaba's Hong Kong fund

    28 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    GetLinks , a Thailand-based startup that offers a job finder app in six countries Southeast Asia and neighboring regions, has closed new funding led by Australia's Seek group and Alibaba's Hong Kong Entrepreneur fund.
    The size of the investment was not disclosed. GetLinks previously raised $500,000 in 2016 , and it later added $150,000 more to that round. GetLinks said Thailand's SCG and a number of existing investors also took part in the round,
    The deal seems highly strategic for the young company given those two lead investors. Publicly listed in Australia, Seek operates employment...
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