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Quest Ventures joins S$200,000 seed round for celebrity video platform Sendjoy

VENTURE capital firm Quest Ventures has joined a S$200,000 seed funding round for Singapore-based celebrity video platform Sendjoy to expand in Asia.

East Ventures appoints Pavilion Capital's Koh Wai Kit as venture partner

EAST Ventures, a venture capital (VC) firm focused on early stage investing, has appointed Koh Wai Kit, a founding member of Temasek's Pavilion Capital, as venture partner.

Healthcare startup Bot MD raises US$5m in funding round led by Monk's Hill Ventures

HEALTHCARE startup Bot MD has raised US$5 million in Series A round led by Monk's Hill Ventures, and will use the funds to help accelerate the company's growth within the Asia-Pacific region.

Equity management platform Qapita bags funding from East Ventures

SINGAPORE-BASED Qapita, a fintech startup that provides software to manage a company's equity, has secured an undisclosed strategic investment from early-stage venture investor, East Ventures.

Heritas Capital to launch US$30m 'impact investing' venture fund by H12021

SINGAPORE-BASED Heritas Capital Management is planning to launch a US$30 million "impact investing" fund, focused on early-stage technology startups in the healthcare, education and food...

Indonesia edtech Cakap raises US$3m in Series A+ funding

JAKARTA-BASED online learning platform Cakap has bagged US$3 million in a Series A+ funding round led by Singapore-based Heritas Capital, to expand across Indonesia and the region.

E-commerce marketing startup Epsilo raises US$2m led by Sequoia Capital India's Surge

EPSILO, an e-commerce marketing stack based in Singapore and Vietnam, has raised US$2 million in funding led by Sequoia Capital India's Surge. The company is part of the fourth cohort of Surge, a...

Talent investor Entrepreneur First launches US$20m fund targeting Asian startups

TALENT investor Entrepreneur First (EF) has launched a US$20 million fund to lead seed rounds in companies that emerge from its Asia programme.

Carsome bags US$30m Series D round; eyes end-2023 US IPO

CARSOME, a Malaysia-based used car platform, has raised US$30 million in a Series D equity round for further expansion in South-east Asia.

SEEDS Capital seeks co-investors to dole out S$150m to deep-tech startups

ARMED with up to S$150 million from the Startup SG Equity scheme, SEEDS Capital is on the lookout for more co-investors to back early-stage, deep-tech startups in the Republic.