Education a key theme for Asian investors

Mr Vafa Ahmadi heads the thematic equities management team in CPR Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of French asset management company Amundi.

Temasek JV Reefknot makes debut investment in UK AI firm

Temasek's new joint venture (JV) Reefknot Investments has made its first investment of an undisclosed amount in British artificial intelligence (AI) start-up

Temasek's Vertex closes record $420m South-east Asian fund

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Vertex Venture Holdings, a unit of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has closed its fourth South-east Asia and India fund at a record US$305 million (S$420 million).

Singapore-based GoComet raises $3m in Series A funding

SINGAPORE - GoComet, a freight quote comparison platform, has raised $3 million in a Series A funding round led venture capital firm Leo Capital, alongside new investors SGInnovate and AugustOne...

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches private equity firm to back South-east Asia start-ups

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in South-...

Funding and trading platform Funderbeam raises $6.1m in Series A round

SINGAPORE - Funderbeam, a global funding and trading platform for private companies, has raised US$4.5 million ($6.1 million) in a Series A round, led by UK-based Accelerated Digital Ventures.

HR platform Swingvy raises $7m in Series A round led by Samsung Ventures

SINGAPORE - Human resources (HR) platform Swingvy has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (Samsung Ventures), Samsung Group's venture capital...

ST Podcast: How to build your wealth by investing in equities or stocks

In this podcast series, The Straits Times and The Business Times break down financial tips so you can get started after listening to this episode.

Firm operating e-scooter sharing service bags $5m in seed funding

A local firm that operates an electric scooter sharing service has raised $5 million in seed funding.

Paktor parent raises fresh $34.3m, with Temasek-linked Pavilion Capital among investors

SINGAPORE - Paktor parent M17 Entertainment, which aborted a planned listing this year, announced on Thursday (Dec 6) that it has raised US$25 million (S$34.3 million) in a funding round featuring...