startup funding

Hospitality startup K Hotel raises S$2m in seed funding

K HOTEL, a Singapore-based hospitality firm with around 300 beds across six properties, has raised S$2 million in seed funding led by private investor Noel Neo, who has joined the startup as its...

Furniture retail startup Fabelio raises US$9m in Series C1 round

ONLINE furniture retailer Fabelio on Wednesday said it has raised US$9 million as part of its ongoing Series C round led by Taiwanese venture firm, AppWorks, Endeavour Catalyst and Telkom Group-...

Karaoke startup Popsical gets S$6.9m in funding led by Quest

SINGAPORE-BASED Popsical, a startup that has created a home karaoke system combining a compact palm-sized device with a mobile app, has raised S$6.9 million in a Series A round led by Quest Ventures...

Electronics marketplace Reebelo raises seed funding from June Fund and Antler

REEBELO, which operates a marketplace for used electronics, has raised a seven-figure sum for its seed funding round, which was led by tech investor June Fund, with participation from early-stage...

EDBI and SEEDS Capital to dole out S$285m startup support

THE S$285 million Special Situation Fund for Startups (SSFS) will be administered by EDBI, the corporate investment arm of Economic Development Board, as well as Seeds Capital, the investment arm of...

Facebook invests in Gojek in WhatsApp push

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook is investing in Gojek, Indonesia's ride-hailing and food delivery giant, as part of the social media company's effort to expand into emerging markets and find partners for...

With VCs turning cautious, government's extra S$285m to catalyse startup funding timely

THE government's decision to set aside S$285 million more to match private investments to promising startups will give the young companies a much-needed leg-up to tide them through the Covid-19...

MVLLABS raises extended Series A round led by Shinhan Bank

SINGAPORE-BASED startup MVLLABS, the company behind ride-hailing service TADA, on Thursday said it has raised an undisclosed sum in its Series A extension round led by South Korea’s Shinhan Bank.

Singapore homeware retailer Iuiga gets S$10m Series A funding, to focus on Indonesia

HOMEWARE retailer Iuiga has secured S$10 million in Series A funding from the technology arm of Indonesian conglomerate Konimex Group, which will be chiefly put to growing its operations in...

Amid Covid-19 pain, Ninja Van eyes e-commerce boom

FRESH from raising a blockbuster US$279 million, last-mile logistics startup Ninja Van now faces a mixed bag amid Covid-19 - demand for e-commerce delivery is surging with social distancing, but...