VENTENY raises US$2.3M Series A funding round led by SBI Investment

VENTENY plans to use the new funding to accelerate platform development and strengthen group structure 

Bfab pivots with a launch of SaaS product for salons; forays into Singapore

The company is also expanding into Singapore, citing openness to technology and increased demand 

Malaysian startup CapitalBay raises US$477K to speed up business invoice payments

CapitalBay says it allows SME suppliers to receive early payments at attractive rates 

HostelHunting raises Series A, aims to "aggressively" drive further regional growth

Student accommodation platform HostelHunting has recently expanded its operations to Singapore and Thailand 

Despite some headaches, Malaysia has positioned itself as a regional launchpad, say notable VCs

Malaysia has certain characteristics that make it both a great place to startup while also actin as a regional launchpad 

Seed funding takes centerstage at Echelon Thailand 2017; KK Fund, SeedPlus, 500 Startups, and Creative Ventures as panelists in Venturecon

Koichi Saito (KK Fund), Mameaw Sapprasert (500 Startups), Michael Smith Jr (SeedPlus), and Champ Suthipongchai (Creative Ventures) to discuss theses and strategies for seed funding at Echelon Thailand 2017. Read on to find out more. 

Poladrone and EasyLaw take belt at Echelon Malaysia Top 100 Fight Club

Poladrone uses drone technology to help farmers get data on the agriculture industry and EasyLaw helps people get fast and affordable legal advice 

KK Fund, Golden Gate, Gobi join TOP100 programme, form judging panel for Echelon Malaysia live startup showcase

Meet the judges: Victor Chua, Michael Lints and Koichi Saito lead the judging panel at Echelon Malaysia 

Philippines' VENTENY raises seed round from KK Fund, plans to scale unique business model

VENTENY lets companies establish employee loyalty-point programmes. It also provides a short-term lending service