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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...

Venture firm Cocoon Capital raises $30m for 2nd tech start-up fund

SINGAPORE - Singapore-based venture firm Cocoon Capital has raised $30 million for its second fund to aid enterprise tech start-ups in South-east Asia.

Turning talent into impact

THE business of investing in startups is complex. Sure, venture capitalists would tell you to bet on disruptive companies with high growth potential and outstanding founders.

Go West: Tech firms in Singapore setting up bases in south-western corridor

IN the last seven months, two of South-east Asia's best-known unicorns announced expansion plans with new addresses in the same neighbourhood.

 

 

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