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HR tech startup Qualee raises US$1m in seed funding

QUALEE Technology, a HR tech provider based in Singapore, has raised US$1 million in seed funding from Tandem Technology Partners, a Las Vegas-based investment firm that invests in technology...

Facebook co-founder's B Capital closes second fund at US$820m

B CAPITAL Group has closed its US$820 million second fund to invest in growth-stage startups, bringing the firm's total assets under management to US$1.44 billion.

Vanda Global, Marsh Singapore partner up to help firms access risk and insurance services

CLIENTS of venture capital fund manager Vanda Global Capital will now be able to tap services from insurance broker and risk adviser Marsh Singapore, following a new agreement inked between the two...

Over S$100m in extra funding for agriculture, maritime startups

STARTUPS in agriculture and maritime industries now have more than S$100 million in additional funding to tap on, with Enterprise Singapore (ESG) announcing new allocation to both sectors on...

SEEDS Capital and six partners to invest S$50m in maritime startups

ENTERPRISE Singapore investment arm SEEDS Capital, together with six appointed co-investment partners, will pump a combined S$50 million into more than 50 maritime technology startups in Singapore...

East Ventures hits first close of US$88m fund to seed post-pandemic startups

EARLY-STAGE venture capital (VC) firm East Ventures has raised about US$57 million for the first close of its US$88 million fund to target tech companies emerging in the post-lockdown aftermath of...

Private markets data providers tap rising demand in S-E Asia

THE business of providing data on privately held companies and their capital raising activities is looking more promising than ever as investors continue flocking to South-east Asia in search of...

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...

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...