Singapore govt announces initiatives to help deep tech, research agencies, go to market

Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance and Deputy Chairman of the National Research Foundation, made the announcements at the opening of SWITCH 

After Sequoia departure, Yinglan Tan raises US$25 million for first fund

Yinglan Tan was known to be raising money for his first fund; now the details are in 

Companies announced for Singapore NRF's US$29M venture capital fund

CapitaLand Limited, DeClout Limited, Wilmar International Limited and YCH Group Pte. Ltd. will participate in the latest iteration of the NRF's Early Stage Venture Fund 

A sunrise industry: Singapore's YCH Group launches US$14.6M venture fund for logistics startups

Singapore's National Research Foundation revealed today a new venture capital fund, take a look at details for one of the participants 

Psst! A new S$40M (US$29.2M) government fund for Singaporean startups will be unveiled next week!

It will be announced at InnovFest unBound 2016; which will also feature 350 tech innovations and start-up exhibits from across the world 

Singapore's NRF announces new US$28.3M fund to boost startups

The National Research Foundation will not be directly investing in startups; rather it will match funding from large VCs in an effort to incentivise investments 

Singapore-based CloudDesk secures US$418K in funding

It will use the capital to acquire new technologies, expand regionally, and enhance its products 

Funding Bytes: Daily tech funding news updates, June/2

Welcome to our daily compilation of tech funding news in Asia. We’ll be updating this post as news comes in, so watch this space 

Scrollback raises US$400K in seed funding led by Jungle Ventures

The round was supported by Singapore’s NRF, Crystal Horse Investments, Singapore Angel Network, Roland Turner and other angel investors 

National Research Foundation invites VCs to invest in young startups

The Singapore government is now inviting venture funds to submit proposals, as part of the Early Stage Venture Fund scheme