500-backed startups are expanding beyond their home ground. A majority stake of Malaysian fintech startup Curlec has been acquired by India’s RazorPay for a Southeast Asia expansion while Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Bukalapak has set up its first international research and development center in Australia.
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- Curlec acquired by RazorPay for SEA expansion
- Bukalapak sets up international R&D center
- Dagangan brings equality to rural areas
- Una Brands to invest US$35M in Indonesia
- abillion marketplace to uplift entrepreneurs
- 500 Southeast Asia honored for responsible investing
- Transcelestial brings superfast Internet to Malaysia
- NFT creators and buyers get peace of mind with YAS
- Kredivo makes global brands more accessible
- Grab takes the lead in food delivery
- RedDoorz eyes 2024 IPO after pandemic recovery
- EMQ makes China payments more efficient
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