Kuala Lumpur-based TrustedCompany.com said it has secured US$1 million for its Series A financing round, led by German Tengelmann Ventures and co-invested by 500 Startups and Asia Venture Group (AVG).
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digertai50, email [email protected]
500 Startups founding partner Dave McClure was in Kuala Lumpur last week and spoke to DNA founder Karamjit Singh about his investment approach and the 1,200 experts he has gathered.
With S$700,000 in seed investment raised, a Singapore-based startup is hoping its website will bring a fresh new approach to the property search market – by putting the renters first.
The Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) in Cyberjaya was officially launched with much fanfare on April 27, serving as a strong signal of the Government’s commitment to the development and growth of entrepreneurs.
Eko Communications announced it has completed a US$1 million seed financing round with Silicon Valley-based global venture capital firm 500 Startups and several angel investors.
Mobile marketplace startup Carousell has raised S$1 million in seed investment to fuel its ambitions in South-East Asia with the round led by Rakuten, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups and angel investors Danny Oei Wirianto and Darius Cheung.
Lee Ching Wei, cofounder of 18-month-old financial services comparison startup iMoney which last week announced it had raised US$2 million in its Series A round, speaks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
Financial comparison startup iMoney Group announced it has raised US$2 million in a Series A funding round led by Jungle Ventures, with other investors being Econa AG, Rebright Partners, IMJ Fenox, Fenox Venture Capital, 500 Startups, Vogel Ventures and angel investor Lim Der Shing.
Singapore-based JFDI.Asia has announced the final line-up of startups for the Demo Day of its first 2013 seed accelerator programme.