CATEGORY: Investment

Fintech startup MoneyTable raises US$1.5M seed funding, aims to get 1M users on-board by end of 2017

By Anisa Menur | 4 hours ago

MoneyTable is a platform that helps employees explore financial options Read More

Ant Financial to invest US$200M into Kakao's upcoming mobile payment subsidiary

By Kevin McSpadden | 6 hours ago

The deal will help turn Kakao's fintech services into a fully functional subsidiary company Read More

Edutech startup SkillLane raises funding from founder of Thai snack giant Tao Kae Noi

By Anisa Menur | 6 hours ago

With the new funding, SkillLane aims to branch out to B2B services Read More

Tencent extends "double-hundred plan" to cover legal services platform, Kuaifawu

By TechNode | 9 hours ago

Under the agreement, Kuaifawu has exchanged shares for traffic through Tencent's channels such as Guangdiantong and WeChat Read More

China activity drove US$5.4 billion in Asia fintech funding in 2016

By Kevin McSpadden | 22 hours ago

Asia's fintech funding was level with US$5.5 million raised in the US fintech industry Read More

Malaysia's Dah Makan is a do-everything food tech startup and it just closed a US$1.3M seed round

By Anisa Menur | 24 hours ago

Instead of partnering with restaurants or caterers, Dah Makan does everything from cooking and preparing the meal, to delivery and payments Read More

India's True Balance recharges its coffers with US$15M funding from Korean VCs

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 20, 2017

True Balance claims it provides quicker and intuitive balance check, call log, data pack assessment, and recharge service for prepaid Android smartphone users Read More

Vault Dragon gets US$1.16M pre-Series A to bring your medical records to the digital era

By Anisa Menur | Feb 20, 2017

Co-led by Golden Equator Capital and Raging Bull, with this round Vault Dragon has raised more than US$2.13 million in total Read More

India's Urban Ladder furnishes the business with US$15M financing

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 17, 2017

Bangalore-based Urban Ladder is an online furniture and home décor company that aims to provide a curated destination for home solutions Read More

Temasek Holdings expands US presence with launch of San Francisco office

By Yon Heong Tung | Feb 17, 2017

It previously opened a New York office in 2014 Read More

Chinese VC Shunwei Capital forays into India with US$3M investment in Truebil

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 16, 2017

Truebil is a curated marketplace that aims to make the process of buying and selling pre-owned automobiles easy by posting pictures and detailed inspection report of the car Read More

Singapore's CapBridge Investment Trust launches pre-IPO fund, targets US$100 million

By Kevin McSpadden | Feb 16, 2017

The fund -- the first in a series of CapBridge Investment Trust sub-trust funds -- wants to give institutional investors greater access to VC-backed companies Read More

[Updated] It can't get any more interesting than this: Tencent rumoured to be eyeing Go-Jek

By Anisa Menur | Feb 16, 2017

In case you missed it: Tencent Holdings is an investor of Didi Chuxing, which owns a minority stake in Go-Jek's competitor Grab Read More

Foxconn, EDBI join camera-tech company Lytro’s US$60M Series D round

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 16, 2017

US-based Lytro has developed a light field camera that can produce small images that you can click on to choose the focus point Read More

Singapore-based pharmacy network platform mClinica raises US$6.3M Series A

By Yon Heong Tung | Feb 15, 2017

It will use the funds to grow its network, expand to new markets, ramp up product development, and increase new hires Read More

Aisle raises funding to tread the middle path between matrimony sites and casual dating apps in India

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 15, 2017

Aisle is a members-only online singles community that claims to have facilitated over 35,000 connections Read More

What I learned from the Avengers of Southeast Asia's venture capital scene

By Bryan Lee | Feb 14, 2017

What makes VCs tick, what they look out for, and some great stories and insights into how these rockstars work Read More

Worktrees connects software developers with potential clients -- and it just raised seed funding

By Anisa Menur | Feb 14, 2017

Jakarta-based Worktrees has receives an investment from angel investor Grace Tahir Read More

Less than one year after Series A, Indonesia's MOKA gets another US$2M to speed up product development

By Anisa Menur | Feb 14, 2017

MOKA adds Mandiri Capital to its list of investors, which includes Convergence Ventures, East Ventures, Fenox VC, and Northstar Group Read More

KL-based co-working space WORQ raises US$787K from Cradle, 500 Startups and others

By Yon Heong Tung | Feb 13, 2017

Its first outlet will include many amenities including a shower room, sleeping pods, and massage chairs Read More

Flipkart founders, Accel join medtech startup SigTuple's US$5.8M funding

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 13, 2017

SigTuple aims to create cloud-based solutions for detection of abnormalities and trends in medical data to improve the accuracy and efficiency of disease diagnosis Read More

Flutura raises US$7.5M Series A to provide industrial IoT to engineering, energy firms

By Sainul Abudheen | Feb 13, 2017

Flutura’s platform Cerebra provides diagnostics and prognostics through machine learning and artificial intelligence to unlock new business value for engineering and energy customers Read More

Thailand's Freshket raises fresh funding to connect food suppliers with restaurants

By Anisa Menur | Feb 13, 2017

While this year's focus will be Bangkok and other big cities in Thailand, Freshket is also looking toward Vietnam and Indonesia Read More

This Singapore-based startup offers same-day delivery services for as low as US$3.50

By Yon Heong Tung | Feb 10, 2017

Qourier, which touts itself as the 'Uber for logistics', has just bagged a seed round of US$626,000 to boost its service Read More

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