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The Weekly Snapshot: News from TikTok, Sequoia, GoGoVan, and more

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ByteDance's short-video app TikTok was all over the news last week with its plans to exit Hong Kong. According to the company, it’s also considering changing up TikTok’s corporate structure due to increased scrutiny from India and the US over security concerns. In other news, Sequoia Capital India also announced two new funds worth a total of US$13.5 billion, logistics services provider GoGoVan rebranded to GoGoX, and Korean ecommerce major Coupang is buying the software behind Singtel’s Hooq. Hear the details on all these stories and more on this week’s episode of The Weekly Snapshot. Episode Sponsor: To better navigate the challenges of humanizing a brand and its customer engagement, Jean Thomas, chief marketing officer at Pomelo Fashion, and Kenneth Soo, Asia-Pacific team lead for customer success at Braze, will share tips and tricks that businesses can use to interact with their customers in a sensitive and efficient manner. Register for our virtual event at https://techin.asia/tiaevent and learn the best ways to retain users, keep messaging personal, and do good in troubled times.


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