Money

Microsoft co-founder's Vulcan Capital to deploy US$100m in venture funds across S-E Asia

THE backer of tech big shots such as Uber, Spotify and Alibaba has waltzed into town brandishing a US$100 million war chest.

Singapore VC fund manager among world's top performers

SINGAPORE-based East Ventures is among five firms named as the most consistently top-performing venture capital (VC) fund managers in the world by alternatives data source Preqin.

Start-up RedDoorz raises $97m, eyes new tech hub in Vietnam

Hospitality start-up RedDoorz has raised US$70 million (S$97 million) in its ongoing Series C funding round, the company announced yesterday.

Star Market tech board offers hope to Chinese venture capitalists

[SHANGHAI] When Chinese venture capital firm New Vision Capital invested in two startups focusing on cloud computing and micro-optics, the plan was to eventually take them public on the Nasdaq...

KiotViet raises US$6m Series A funds from Jungle, Traveloka

STORE management software firm KiotViet has raised US$6 million in Series A funding from Jungle Ventures and Traveloka, the Vietnamese startup announced on Thursday.

Temasek's Heliconia takes stake in gaming chair firm Secretlab

TEMASEK-OWNED Heliconia Capital Management is taking a minority stake in home-grown gaming chair brand Secretlab, in a deal estimated at S$200 to S$300 million.

Proptech startup REALly raises S$500,000 in seed funding

PROPERTY management marketplace REALly has raised S$500,000 in seed funding from strategic advisory Huntington Partners, alongside angel investors, the company said in a press release on Tuesday...

CompareAsiaGroup raises US$20m in Series B1 investment

COMPAREASIAGROUP, parent company of financial comparison site SingSaver, has raised US$20 million in its first close of Series B1 investment led by information services firm Experian.

PEs target Asean startups as they join VCs in funding landscape

A BURGEONING startup scene coupled with record levels of dry powder are nudging some private equity (PE) firms in South-east Asia into the territory of cash-burning, rapid-growth companies.

Singtel expands its VIA mobile payment alliance to Japan

SINGTEL on Thursday debuted its cross-border mobile payment alliance, VIA, in Japan through the StarPay platform by Japanese tech firm Netstars.

Trax gets US$100m funding to become Singapore's second unicorn after Grab

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Image recognition technology firm Trax, a start-up that is backed by US private equity giant Warburg Pincus and counts Heineken and Nestle among its clients, said it has...

 

 

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