Latest information on the epidemic situation OYO has established an anti-epidemic fund in Southeast Asia.36 氪 was informed that OYO announced the establishment of a special fund in Southeast Asia to support partners and their families affected by the new crown virus in the region.In addition, OYO will also distribute masks, disinfectants, fungicides, etc. to all hotels in Southeast Asia to prevent the epidemic from spreading further.Prior to the establishment of the Southeast Asia Epidemic Prevention Fund, OYO established a special fund of more than 1 million yuan in China to support unfortunately infected employees and their families.Japan’s new pneumonia epidemic has spread, and the UK may intend to succeed Japan in hosting this year’s Olympics.Conservative candidate Shaun Bailey, the Mayor of London’s 2020 election, tweeted on the 19th that London could host another Olympics.He mentioned that the Tokyo Olympics may be affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic and London has the conditions to succeed Japan and will call on the government to be prepared.However, the Japanese Olympic Committee emphasized at a press conference on the 13th of this month that Tokyo had no idea of suspending the Olympic Games.Just yesterday, US President Trump also stated that he had received an invitation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and was considering whether to visit Japan during the Olympics.Oxford Economics Research Institute: New crown pneumonia may cause 1.1 trillion dollars in lost revenue to the global economy.According to the Guardian, Oxford Economics expects that if the virus spreads more widely in Asia, world GDP will fall by $ 400 billion or 0.5% by 2020.If the new crown virus spreads beyond Asia and becomes a global epidemic, world GDP will suffer a loss of US $ 1.1 trillion, or a decline of 1.3%.Indian Meituan participates in Indian food delivery company Swiggy’s $ 113 million financing.According to ET, this round of financing was led by its existing investor Naspers with a 100 million investment, with Meituan and Hadley Harbour Master Investments participating.After this round of financing, the company’s valuation is about $ 3.6 billion.It is reported that this is more than a year after Swiggy’s US $ 1 billion round of financing completed in December 2018, and Swiggy will raise more funds in this round of financing.Facebook and General Atlantic led a $ 110 million Series E round of Indian education startup Unacademy.According to DealStreetAsia, this round of funding was led by Facebook and General Atlantic, with Sequoia India, Nexus Venture Partners, a venture capital fund focused on the Indian market, hedge fund Steadview Capital, and Indian venture capital firm Blume Ventures.After this round of financing, Unacademy’s valuation is about $ 510 million.It is reported that Unacademy will use the funds to improve service levels, recruit talents, and improve the quality of platform content.Sequoia Capital led a $ 32 million Series C financing in Whatfix, India’s Saas employee performance review platform.According to ET, this round of financing was led by Sequoia Capital, with Cisco Investments, Eight Roads Ventures and F-Prime Capital participating.It is reported that Whatfix plans to use the funds for product development and expand the company’s market size in Europe and Australia.After Softbank in Southeast Asia, Grab will take away $ 700 million from Japanese investors.According to foreign media reports, Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG) will invest about $ 700 million in Singaporean giant Grab.According to people familiar with the matter, MUFG’s investment in Grab will be completed by the middle of this year.After the transaction, MUFG will become one of Grab’s largest shareholders and is expected to even surpass Softbank.Affirma Capital invests $ 34 million in Singapore-based online recruitment company Sieu Viet.According to DealStreetAsia, Singapore-based Yafu Capital has agreed to invest $ 34 million in Sieu Viet.It is reported that this funding will help Sieu Viet strengthen its core business and launch more services.Vietnam accelerator ThinkZone wants to raise $ 30 million for its venture capital fund.According to DealStreetAsia, Vietnam’s accelerator ThinkZone is raising $ 30 million for its venture capital fund to invest in technology startups in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.Malaysian car sharing startup Socar Mobility Malaysia completes $ 18 million in Series A financing.According to Tech in Asia, the investors in this round of financing are Eugene Private Equity and KH Energy.After this round of financing, the company’s total capital will reach 40 million US dollars, with a valuation of about 118 million US dollars.It is reported that the company will use the funds to further enhance its technology, while expanding its business to other countries.Indonesia micro-loan website UangTeman completes $ 10 million in Series B financing.According to Tech in Asia, this round of financing was jointly funded by ACA Investments, US venture capital firm Pegasus Tech Ventures, and Japan Spiral Ventures.It is reported that UangTeman company was established in 2015, mainly to provide local people with a small loan of up to 136 US dollars, the loan period is 10-30 days.Other Japan 7-11 negotiated to purchase the United States Speedway gas station, the price may reach 22 billion US dollars.According to foreign media reports, people familiar with the matter said that Seven & i Holdings, the parent company of the Japanese convenience store chain 7-11, is in exclusive negotiations to acquire the Speedway gas station under the US Marathon Oil Company for about $ 22 billion.Seven & i is raising funds for this potential acquisition, and news may be announced as early as next week.However, people familiar with the matter also said that it was not yet possible to ensure a final deal.(Sina Finance) Text | Du Jun @ 36 氪 出 图 | Visual China.
Daily News | Meituan invests in “Is India hungry?” $ 113 million in financing; after SoftBank, Grab will take $ 700 million from Japanese investors
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