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Paul Srivorakul

KKR-Backed Emerald Media Leads US$65 Million Series B in aCommerce

aCommerce Co. Ltd. announced today that it has closed a US$65 million Series B funding round. The company is Southeast Asia’s leading ecommerce enabler and e-distributor in four markets that enables over 260 brand clients such as Samsung, Unilever, Nestlé, L’Oreal, Philips and Mars to sell to the world’s fastest growing consumer markets.

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Want A Thriving Business? Focus On cheerfulness and optimism

Cultivate cheerfulness and optimism in order to help make the world a happier place in which to live. Keeping a cheerful disposition and maintaining a calm unworried state of mind amidst adverse happenings will make any individual feel good and do good, as well whether it be in personal or professional life. Optimism, on the other hand, will make any individual look at things from a brighter point of view.

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Total Cryptocurrency market Cap continues to surge

The total cryptocurrency market capitalization has increased to $200 billion in November from the $40 billion at the beginning of 2017. The rapid growth in the cryptocurrency market value is due to the surges in the price of digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple.

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Bitcoin price rally continues as a new split approaches

Bitcoin price jumped on Wednesday after the developers called off the upcoming hard fork. The world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a fresh record high of $7,848.31 on Wednesday, according to industry website CoinDesk. The controversial software upgrade called SegWit2x, which would have split bitcoin in two, is expected to take effect in mid-November.

Edler Panlilio

Edler Panlilio promoted Managing Director for SAP Philippines

SAP SE today announced the appointment of Edler Panlilio as the Managing Director for SAP Philippines, Inc. In this new role, Edler will be responsible for leading and driving business growth and operations in the Philippines, building on the 22-year establishment of SAP in the country. He will report directly to Claus Andresen, President and Managing Director of SAP Southeast Asia.

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Appier Announces Series C Investment Round

Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced that it has secured Series C investment of USD$33 million from SoftBank Group Corp., LINE Corporation, NAVER Corporation, Singapore-based EDBI and Hong Kong-based AMTD Group. This brings the total amount of investment in the company to over USD$82 million.