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1. Grab to start delivering Foodpanda meals in Bangkok

Food delivery in Bangkok is getting a little easier as Foodpanda just announced a partnership with ride-hailer Grab for the Thai capital. The startup is aiming to decrease food delivery time to 36 minutes.

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2. Facebook has connected 40M people with Internet.org

Today on Facebook’s blockbuster Q3 earnings call, Mark Zuckerberg said Internet.org has helped 40 million people get online. Indeed, 0.5% percent of the world’s population is now connected to the internet thanks to Facebook’s accessibility initiatives.

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3. Bangkok Venture Club to raise $20m Southeast Asia fund

Our goal will be to partner local countries with angels in making investments. We will provide the seed capital and with the local people we will also mentor these startups,” Bangkok Venture Club co-founder Mark Wolf told DEALSTREETASIA.

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