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Upmesh wants to build a community-driven discovery app for Southeast Asian live commerce


The founders of Upmesh were building a game on top of Twitch’s API when they realized something about another group of livestreamers. Even though selling through Facebook Live has been gaining popularity in Southeast Asia for years, many vendors are still going through their comments afterward and using pen-and-paper to collect orders. Upmesh was created to automate the checkout process and ultimately wants to create a platform similar to Whatnot where people can discover new live commerce sellers across different social media platforms.
Upmesh announced today it has closed a seed round of $3 million, led by Leo Capital, with …

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