Online wholesale marketplace raises funding from VCs in Singapore, India

Last year, global e-commerce giant Amazon started B2B marketplace in India with some innovative features 

Budget hotel booking platform RedDoorz appoints new VP of Marketing, Chief Product Officer

The appointment followed a recent announcement from RedDoorz of their expansion plan in Indonesia and the Southeast Asian region 

Aetius Capital leads US$30M ICO in Singapore's mobile gaming startup Cloud Alliance

Cloud Alliance is developing an app store to enable game developers worldwide to access more than 100M gamers in Southeast Asia 

Eduardo Saverin's B Capital Group closes US$360M fund

B Capital Group aims to continue investing in healthcare, financial services and insurances, as well as industrial and consumer-enabled businesses 

Broker-free student housing platform Placio gets US$2M from Prestellar Ventures to expand to Malaysia, Singapore

The startup says Singapore and Malaysia are the two most favourite destinations for students from India and other Asian and African countries 

Singapore’s foodtech startup Grain raises pre-Series B funding from Majuven, others after clocking 330 per cent growth

Grain's meal boxes are focused on individuals and small groups while its buffets cater to corporate offices and events 

MetroResidences, the Airbnb for business travellers, launches in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is Rakuten-backed MetroResidences's third market after Tokyo and Singapore 

Singapore startup 3PlayGrounds makes group travel more 'social', acquired 20K users without marketing spend

The marketplace platform was founded on the idea that there has to be a better way to organise group tours for off-the-beaten-path destinations 

This 100-year-old creative agency now connects startups with global brands

Grey Group launched Grey Adventures in Singapore, to establish a bridge between corporate clients and startups 

Singapore's Vouch Insurtech raises US$755K from GREE Ventures, Nogle Capital, angels

Customers who purchase their car insurance via Vouch Insurance receive up to 15 per cent cashback, on top of existing no-claim discount, from insurers if they don't make any claims