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Workplace design startup Saltmine raises US$20m funding

SALTMINE, a platform which allows users to design and manage their workplace online, has raised US$20 million in a Series A round for expansion in the Asia-Pacific.

Tech-enabled startup ErudiFi raises US$5m in Series A round led by Monk's Hill, Qualgro

TECH-enabled startup ErudiFi announced on Tuesday that it has raised US$5 million in a Series A funding round co-led by Singaporean venture firms Monk's Hill Ventures and Qualgro Partners.

SaladStop! eschewed venture funding in its early years

SaladStop! is now headed for Series B fund raising as it seeks to expand from 65 outlets in the region to 300, but the family-owned food chain had eschewed external funding in its early days.

Trive, family foundation launch fund to provide 'tenacious' founders S$100,000 each

VENTURE capital firm Trive, together with a family foundation, has launched a venture philanthropy fund to provide Singapore-based entrepreneurs with financial support of up to S$100,000 each.

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.

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.

Patrick Grove's Catcha files to raise US$250m for blank-cheque firm

SINGAPORE-BASED Catcha Group has filed to raise US$250 million for a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), saying the vehicle would target technology companies in South-east Asia and...

Klook raises US$200m more to boost merchant SaaS solutions

TRAVEL booking platform Klook has raised US$200 million in additional funding. Asia-Pacific-focused Aspex Management led the Series E round, along with other new investors.

Asset platform Zipmex raises US$6m in new funding round

SINGAPORE-BASED digital asset exchange Zipmex has closed a US$6 million funding round, the trading platform announced on Tuesday.

Startups gear up for a world drastically changed by Covid-19

WITH a Covid-19 vaccine signalling some light at the end of the tunnel, startups must now prove they are ready to capture the opportunities presented by a world drastically changed by the pandemic...