Gogoro’s Eeyo ones e-bike goes on sale in France, its first European market

Gogoro’s Eeyo ones e-bike goes on sale in France, its first European market

Gogoro revealed today that its Eeyo 1s is now available for sale in France, the wise electrical bike’s first European market. Another design, the Eeyo 1, will launch over the next few months in France, Belgium, Monaco, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic. In France, the Eeyo ones can be purchased through Fnac, Darty […] In France, the Eeyo 1s can be acquired through Fnac, Darty or, in Paris, Les Cyclistes Branch├ęs. In an interview for the Eeyo’s launch, Gogoro co-founder and primary executive Horace Luke said the company began preparing for Eeyo’s launch in 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. …

Travel activities platform KKDay raises $75 million Series C as it concentrates on “staycations”

Travel activities platform KKDay raises $75 million Series C as it concentrates on “staycations”

With lockdowns around the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has actually struck the travel industry especially hard. In Asia, however, numerous start-ups are adjusting by focusing on domestic activities (or “staycations”) instead of global travel. They consist of Taipei-based KKday, which announced today that it has actually closed a $75 million Series C led by Cool Japan Fund and […] In Asia, nevertheless, numerous startups are adapting by focusing on domestic activities(or “staycations”) instead of worldwide travel. In May 2020, the company began seeing more need for regional travel in Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong. In Asia, nevertheless, several start-ups are adapting by focusing on domestic activities (or “staycations”) instead of global travel….

iKala, an AI-based client engagement platform, raises $17 million to broaden in Southeast Asia

iKala, an AI-based client engagement platform, raises $17 million to broaden in Southeast Asia

iKala, a Taiwanese start-up that provides a synthetic intelligence-based consumer acquisition and engagement platform, will broaden into new Southeast Asian markets after raising a $17 million Series B. The round was led by Wistron Digital Technology Holding Company, the financial investment arm of the electronic devices manufacturer, with involvement from returning financiers Hotung Financial investment Holdings Limited and […]…

CakeResume, which wants to end up being Asia’s largest tech skill pool, raises $900,000 seed round

CakeResume, which wants to end up being Asia’s largest tech skill pool, raises $900,000 seed round

CakeResume is a startup developing an option for the tech industry to task search platforms like LinkedIn. The Taipei-based business, founded in 2016, revealed today that it has actually raised $900,000 in seed funding from Mynavi, one of the biggest staffing and public relations business in Japan. The round will be used to broaden CakeResume’s operations […]
CakeResume prepares to broaden in Japan with the assistance of Mynavi, a strategic investor, and is likewise seeking partnerships in Southeast and South Asia with recruiters. CakeResume distinguishes by giving tech experts more ways to reveal off their skills, since many tech companies want more in-depth resumes than the standard one-pagers utilized in other fields. Lots of job postings still define a place, Liu said CakeResume’s team expects this will change as business continue adjusting to the pandemic. While CakeResume will remain concentrated on matching candidates to jobs rather of networking, it also testing some social functions to help employees around the world link with business and each other. …

Taiwan-based TNL Media Group raises $8 million to build its publishing and data analytics organisations

Taiwan-based TNL Media Group raises $8 million to build its publishing and data analytics organisations

Given that launching in 2013, Taipei-based TNL Media Group has grown from an independent news site to a media company with several online publishing verticals and a data analytics company. The business, formerly called The News Lens, announced today that it has actually raised $8 million from New York-based financial investment firm Palm Drive Capital, as part […]
Co-founder and chief executive officer Joey Chung told TechCrunch that its most current infusion of financing will be used to add more media verticals, continue TNL Media Group’s international expansion and complete its existing pipeline of information analytics and tech service items. TNL Media Group’s previous financiers include North Base Media, the firm co-founded by Washington Post and Wall Street Journal experienced Marcus Brauchli (who is also a member of the start-up’s board). Because TNL Media Group already has workplaces in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and likewise has a media vertical devoted to covering Southeast Asia, Chung stated the business is now looking for opportunities to broaden there. …

Investors drop off $33 million for Chowbus, a delivery service for ‘mommy and pop’ Asian restaurants

Investors drop off $33 million for Chowbus, a delivery service for ‘mommy and pop’ Asian restaurants

When big platforms have actually taken big swaths of the shipment market, the very best thing for an upstart company to do is specialize. For Chowbus, that indicated developing a food-delivery company that discovers restaurants whose cuisines specialize in local cuisines from Northern and Southern China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. It’s a strategy that […]
It’s a technique that has now netted the company $33 million in financing led by the Silicon Valley-based investment firm Altos Ventures and New York’s Left Lane Capital. Founded 4 years back in Chicago by Suyu Zhang and Linxin Wen, the business said that its objective was to link individuals with genuine Asian food that’s not easy to find on shipment apps. By removing surprise charges, helping them showcase their finest dishes, and other efforts we make on their behalf, we actually go the additional mile to assist our restaurant partners be successful,” stated Wen, Chowbus’chief executive, in a statementDeclaration”The market is experiencing an irreversible shift from offline to online buying, a trend that Chowbus is actively driving,” said Harley Miller, handling partner at Left Lane Capital. …

Gogoro reveals Eeyo, its brand-new ebike brand

Gogoro reveals Eeyo, its brand-new ebike brand

Gogoro, the movement business best understood for its SmartScooters, revealed details about its brand-new ebike brand Eeyo today. Eeyo will introduce with two lightweight models, both powered by the SmartWheel, a self-contained hub developed by the company that integrates motors, batteries, sensors and clever connection technology. Eeyo is the first item that Gogoro will introduce […] , the mobility business best known for its SmartScooters, exposed details about its brand-new ebike brand name Eeyo today. Eeyo’s first ebike designs, the 1 and 1s, were designed with a specific user in mind: city residents who want agile, fast bikes that are able to handle tricky terrain like hills. The Eeyo 1sts and 1 weigh 26.4 pounds and 27.5 pounds, respectively, much lighter than many ebikes, which typically weigh 45 to 50 pounds. The SmartWheel also connects to the Eeyo app, which allows riders to monitor their speed and pedaling power when their smartphones are mounted to the bike. …

M17 sells its online dating assets to focus on live streaming

M17 sells its online dating assets to focus on live streaming

M17 Home entertainment revealed today that it has sold its online dating assets to concentrate on its core live streaming business in Asia and other markets. Paktor Pte, which runs Paktor dating app and other services, was acquired by Kollective Ventures, an equity capital advisory company. The worth of the deal was concealed. In its statement, […] In a declaration, M17 CFO Shang Koo stated, “As our Japan live streaming business has actually increased, we found we were unable to dedicate the very same level of internal resources to our dating company in Southeast Asia. M17 was formed in April 2017 when Paktor merged with 17 Media. …