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Airbnb Inc authorised the sale of an additional US$153 million in equity, bringing the size of its current fundraising effort to about US$1 billion.
A startup firm in Japan, ALE that aims to paint the sky with artificial meteors and shooting stars through a project called Sky Canvas is now a step closer with US$ 6 million funding to launch its project in 2018.
Vehico, an automobile IoT startup has received an undisclosed amount of angel investment from Calcutta Angel Network and Appliyifi, an online platform for startup investments.
ShopsUp, a virtual shopping buddy which empowers customers to find the best local fashion and shopping spots has raised US$1 million in its seed funding round from two individual investors, one of which is the former president of Huawei.
Japan’s Sekai Lab, A Crowdsourced App Development Service Secures US$2.5 Million For Market Expansion
Japanese Monstar Lab secures 250 million yen (about US$2.5 million) for the further expansion of crowdsourced app development service, Sekai Lab .
Interana, a California-based startup providing behavioral analytics solution has secured US$18 million in a funding round led by Vertex Ventures. The funding will be used to make behavioral analytics more available to digital transforming businesses.
Chinese Ubike raises US$22 million in Series A funding to get a competitive edge against Ofo and Mobike.
Startup Gfresh raises US$20 million in its Series A from Alibaba's investment arm, Riverhill Fund and Legend Holding's investment arm, Legend Capital to facilitate the import of seafood into China
Malaysia's Fruiti King secures MYR 5 million (approximately US$1.19 million) through crowdfunding platform, CrowdPlus.asia. The funds will be used to expand the business oversea.
The popular search engine for GIFs raises an additional US$72 million in funding and is now valued at US$600 million.