Klook, a Hong Kong-based online travel startup backed by SoftBank and Sequoia Capital China, said it has raised $200 million in its latest funding round, even as the global coronavirus pandemic has dealt a severe blow to the industry. Klook didn’t disclose its valuation in the funding round. The fundraising, led by Asia-focused investment fund Aspex Management, also comes weeks after Airbnb’s...
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