Daily Markup #267: This week’s top stories on FarMart’s pre-series A funding, Bukalapak’s acquisition of itemku & more

The first week of June brings more funding and acquisition news, plus prestigious honors for Grab, PolicyPal, and Gnowbe. Anthony and Hooi Ling have been named Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, while PolicyPal’s Val Yap has been named top 15 women leaders in Asia’s fintech industry. Gnowbe, founded and helmed by So-Young Kang, was selected as one of the top 10 edtech startups in Singapore.

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FarMart bags US$2.4M funding to grow its farmer network to 10 million strong.

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Bukalapak acquires itemku to increase access to video games, especially for Indonesians in rural areas.

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Grab founders Anthony and Hooi Ling ranked on Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.

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