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Health and wellness startup PurelyB raises US$500K seed funding
PurelyB has raised US$500K in seed funding, led by Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups, with participation from Brunsfield Ventures Sdn Bhd and an undisclosed angel investor.  
iPrice raises US$1.2mil, targets Series A next
iPrice Group said it has completed a US$1.2-million second seed funding round, and has now raised a total of US$1.75 million.
Cradle Seed Ventures announces first investment, in Involve Asia
Cradle Seed Ventures has announced its investment in Malaysian startup Involve Asia, in a co-investment deal with 500 Startups.
Cheryl Yeoh leaves, MaGIC on quest for new CEO
MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh is leaving, and the Malaysian Government has engaged a head-hunting agency to find a replacement.
Ematic gets US$1mil+ to make email marketing smarter
Ematic Solutions raises US$1.07mil seed funding to further tap the email marketing segment and make it ‘smarter.’
500 TukTuks increases fund size to US$12mil
500 TukTuks, the Thailand-focused micro-fund spun off by Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups earlier this year, said it will be increasing its fund size from US$10 million to US$12 million.
BloomThis out to disrupt that florist business
Malaysian startup hopes to ‘innovate’ the traditional florist business by improving the purchasing experience, with a ‘surprise’ factor.
KL startup Kaodim raises US$4mil Series A
KL-based services marketplace Kaodim has announced a US$4-million Series A round of financing led by Venturra Capital, which it said would fuel its regional expansion.
Carsome to expand into Australia, Singapore
Malaysian startup Carsome plans to go live in Australia and Singapore later this month, and is in the midst of raising US$2mil Series A funding to strengthen its regional expansion.
Call Levels brings stock portfolio management to the masses
Institutional investors and high net worth individuals have an entire army of analysts ready to inform them when a target price has been hit. The average retail investor now has Call Levels to back him or her up.
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