This week’s top news: FinAccel, parent company of ‘buy now, pay later’ platform Kredivo, plans to go public via a SPAC deal that is valued at US$2.5 billion. In healthcare, Prenetics partners with Hong Kong’s largest non-medical healthcare group with ambitious plans ahead. mClinica runs a campaign with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, resulting in a 20% boost in contraceptive knowledge among pharmacists in Southeast Asia.
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- FinAccel to go public via SPAC deal valued at US$2.5B
- Seppure awarded ~US$1.5M in Singapore & Canada this year
- Prenetics partners healthcare group to create the future of medicine
- Carsome mulls M&A deals, double ahead of its closest competitor
- mClinica boosts contraceptive knowledge in Southeast Asia by 20%
- Impact Credit Solutions makes loan recommendations for SMEs in milliseconds
- Laka now provides rider cover for commercial companies
- Grab Singapore commits to full hybrid & electric fleets by 2030
- Boxgreen’s healthy snacks give former inmates a second chance at life
- Carousell wins silver for quick response to the pandemic
- RedDoorz on its value to hotel owners amid COVID-19
- How celebrity endorsements influence these Southeast Asian countries
Other stories you may have missed:
- Hospitalized pediatric patients use OhmniLabs’ robots to ‘run the bases’ as part of a high-tech, virtual experience.
- Kelvin Teo, Chief Operating Officer of RedDoorz, shares how the team is building RedDoorz to be the largest new age hospitality tech company in Southeast Asia in a Robert Walters podcast.
- abillion and its founder, Vikas Garg, was featured in a Vulcan Post piece on how the startup is supporting the sustainability movement.