This month, Indonesian startups make big waves on the global stage. FinAccel plans to go public in the United States in a US$2.5 billion deal, making it the first Indonesian tech startup and the first Southeast Asian fintech startup to do so. Earlier this month, Bukalapak shares soared 25% on its market debut, propelling it to becoming one of the top 15 biggest companies in its home country. Meanwhile, five 500-backed startups made deals totaling close to US$45 million through funding and acquisitions.
Missed July’s roundup? Check it out here.
- FinAccel to go public via SPAC deal valued at US$2.5B
- Bukalapak shares soar 25% after IPO, now among Indonesia’s 15 biggest companies
- Omnilytics to acquire Supahands for US$20M to supercharge retail tech capabilities
- Parcel Perform bags US$20M funding, plans to enhance AI-driven services
- RaRa Delivery bags US$3.25M for same-day delivery service
- Seppure awarded ~US$1.5M in Singapore & Canada this year
- Three 500-backed startups make the Forbes Asia 100 to Watch list
- PurelyB restructured amid the pandemic, leading to a 229% revenue jump
- Prenetics launches Circle HealthPod, the world’s most advanced at-home COVID-19 test
- Neuron Mobility pledges ~US$145k of free trips for vaccination appointments
- mClinica boosts contraceptive knowledge in Southeast Asia by 20%
- ICS makes loan recommendations for SMEs in milliseconds
- YAS launches BUS RYDE, world’s first embedded bus passenger microinsurance
- Prenetics partners healthcare group to create the future of medicine
- Zenysis helps governments crunch health data in minutes
- Naluri publishes insights from Malaysia’s largest mental health dataset
- Friz one of 10 selected for Iterative accelerator out of 330+
- Gilmour Space joins consortium to make space tech more accessible
- Ayannah partners mobile wallet to launch new remittance service for cash users
- ESPL secures trademark registrations in EU region to strengthen its position in esports
- Carousell discovers what makes millennials tick
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