Making a (S)move: How these founders fought against all odds to build a successful business from scratch

Smove is a car-sharing network with over 400 vehicles in 110-plus locations across Singapore 

Japan's Rebright Partners participates in LetsTransport's US$4M funding

Logistics has been one of the hottest sectors in India to attract large investments from global VCs last year 

Philippines' raises $5M Series A

With a fast growing mobile market and largely underbanked population, uses the blockchain to deliver financial services via mobile and web 

Why Facebook’s early investors funded this mobile medical consultation startup

DocsApp is basically a ‘WhatsApp for doctor consultation’ that promises to get you a doctor’s service within 30 minutes of booking 

VC fund Powerhouse Ventures aims to be a bridge between East and West

With an initial target of US$5 million, India-focussed Powerhouse invests in the range of US$150,000 to US$350,000 per startup 

Japan's Mitsui & Co backs Indian e-commerce firm Naaptol

The business conglomerate participated in US$21 million funding round in e-commerce firm Naaptol, along with NEA, Canaan and SVB 

Rebright Partners launches new US$20M fund for India

Rebright Partner's new India-focused fund will target startups in the mobile technology and smartphone sector 

Japanese VC firm to ‘Rebright’en the consumer Internet space in India

Japan's Rebright Partners is raising a new fund, a large chunk of which will go into over 20 consumer Internet companies in India 

Indonesia is ripe for investor picking! Here's what you need to know

It has become a fertile ground for investors wanting to get a taste of an economy that will exceed the size of Germany and UK within two decades 

Indotrading secures US$1.5 million in Series A led by OPT SEA

Indotrading is an Indonesia-based small business directory platform