CATEGORY: Finance

After Mark Zuckerberg, World Bank unit invests in Indian edtech startup Byju’s

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 20, 2016

In March this year, Byju's raised US$75 million, the largest ever investment round by an Indian edtech company Read More

Chinese VC fund Cyber Carrier invests in India’s Zoomcar

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 20, 2016

Zoomcar is a self-drive car rental company that allows users to rent cars by the hour, day, week or month Read More

iprice raises US$4M Series A led by Asia Venture Group, Venturra Capital

By Anisa Menur | Dec 20, 2016

CEO David Chmelar also claimed that iprice is on the way to reach break even and profitability Read More

Rakuten co-leads US$350M funding round in MENA-based ride-sharing startup

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 19, 2016

A major Middle Eastern telecom operator, Saudi Telecom Company, was the other co-lead investment partner Read More

Korean investor KTB Network forays into India with an investment in NoBroker.com

By Sainul Abudheen | Dec 19, 2016

Seoul-headquartered KTB has invested in numerous startups, resulting in 270-plus IPOs Read More

KATSANA raises US$893K to help motor insurance companies analyse driver behaviour

By Anisa Menur | Dec 19, 2016

Apart from developing its telematics business, KATSANA will also use the funding to focus on its product KATSANA Insight Read More

Pro bono: 5 must-have legal documents for cash flow optimisation

By Amelia Chew | Dec 19, 2016

Secure your revenue streams with the right legal documentation Read More

Garena in talks to make US$1B IPO in the US: WSJ

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 16, 2016

The IPO could commence in 2018 Read More

Singapore's Anacle System to list in HKSE's Growth Enterprise Market

By Anisa Menur | Dec 16, 2016

Trading is expected to begin today, with Anacle System looking to raise between US$9 million and US$11.7 million Read More

End-to-end e-commerce solutions startup iCommerce Asia grabs US$1.4M pre-Series A

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 15, 2016

Investors from notable e-commerce startups such as Zalora and Carro took part in the round Read More

Crowdfunding corner: 9 steps to a successful fundraiser

By Manikanth Devarakonda | Dec 15, 2016

Here are some tips to help you maximise the potential of your crowdfunding campaign Read More

Rewardz gets US$2M from Japan's Benefit One to fuel profitability, expansion plan

By Anisa Menur | Dec 14, 2016

The Singapore-based startup also speaks up about the possibility to enter the Japanese market in the future Read More

Indifi Technologies, an Indian startup that helps SMEs get loans, raises US$10 million Series B

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 13, 2016

Lead investor Omidyar Network is a philanthropic organisation that believes in kickstarting business for the greater good Read More

This startup can bring you on-demand meteor showers --and it just raised funding

By Anisa Menur | Dec 13, 2016

ALE will use the US$6 million funding to launch the Sky Canvas Project in 2018 Read More

Freight marketplace Comet sweeps in pre-Series A led by India Quotient

By Anisa Menur | Dec 13, 2016

It claimed to have seen "considerable" traction in the China-to-India and India-to-UAE routes Read More

FitMeIn fits in undisclosed pre-Series A from Japanese healthtech firm FiNC

By Anisa Menur | Dec 13, 2016

The company hinted expansion plans outside of India with the new funding round Read More

Apple is in talks to invest up to US$1B in SoftBank Vision Fund

By Anisa Menur | Dec 13, 2016

According to reports, Apple would hope to gain insight on emerging technologies Read More

Vertex Ventures led a US$4.1 million investment into US-based data analytics company ZEPL

By Kevin McSpadden | Dec 13, 2016

The platform helps data analysts leave their 'silo' by facilitating collaboration across various big data engines Read More

Myanmar has opportunity, so why are investors hesitating? Here are four reasons

By e27.co/peter-nguyen | Dec 12, 2016

The regulatory framework is still outdated and needs to be seriously updated for modern times Read More

Sports prediction social network SportsHero heads to the Australian Stock Exchange

By Anisa Menur | Dec 09, 2016

It offers 60,000,000 common stock shares on issue at AU$0.05 (US$0.03) per share Read More

Monstar Lab raises US$2.5M to fuel international expansion and an M&A

By Anisa Menur | Dec 08, 2016

The company raises investment from The Gogin Capital, Resona Capital, and existing investors Read More

This B2B marketplace has been working under the radar -- now it raises investment from Senjō Group

By Anisa Menur | Dec 08, 2016

Tjaara is a Singapore-based B2B marketplace that connects small to medium-sized wholesalers to its network of Mandarin-speaking manufacturers Read More

Cocoon Capital launches US$7M seed fund, targets SaaS, e-commerce, and fintech verticals

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 07, 2016

It will focus on startups based in Southeast Asia and India Read More

Can't afford a car? No worries! Revv raises US$9M to disrupt the car rental market

By Yon Heong Tung | Dec 07, 2016

The India-based startup provides hourly, daily, weekly and monthly car rental services Read More

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