Daily Markup 210: This week’s top stories feat. RedDoorz donating rooms, iPrice’s gender gap report & Cargobase on tripling revenues in 2021

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From Daily Markup #206

  • On 1 March, hospitality startup RedDoorz launched a CSR campaign to provide free accommodation to those in need. Singaporeans can participate here.
  • Singapore-based Neuron Mobility is bringing its e-scooter rental services to Korea. The startup will deploy 2,000 e-scooters in Seoul to begin with before “scaling significantly” later this year.
  • Xfers has entered a partnership with another fintech platform, Payfazz, to form a new financial entity called Fazz Financial Group (FFG). The startup also received a strategic investment of US$30 million from Payfazz.
  • Get the full stories here.

From Daily Markup #207

  • A report by iPrice Group revealed that Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Thailand are taking the lead in closing the gender gap in the e-commerce industry in Southeast Asia.
  • Stephanie Chai, founder of travel startup The Luxe Nomad, shared that it is seeing an uptick in domestic travel and bookings.
  • A course on Gnowbe titled “Foster Gender Inclusive Cultures” authored by founder So-Young Kang is currently being offered for free. Sign up here.
  • Get the full stories here.

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