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GiveReceipt, which describes itself as Asean’s first e-receipt platform and only launched three months ago, has been awarded an RM500,000 grant by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd under the CIP 500 programme.
The Malaysian Government’s venture capital arm Malaysia Venture Capital Management Bhd (Mavcap) has invested RM2.95 million (US$690,000 at current rates) in social crowdfunding platform SimplyGiving.com.
Singapore-headquartered Mobikon, which operates a marketing platform for the F&B (food and beverage) industry, said it has raised funding from Life.Sreda and Qualgro, in line with its plan to “aggressively expand” in South-East Asia. The amount was not disclosed.
MyRepublic said it has raised S$23 million (US$16 million) in capital, with Brunei’s leading telecommunications provider DST a major investor in the current round.
Indonesia’s eFishery, a smart fish feeder manufacturer, said it has secured pre-Series A funding from Dutch aquaculture investment fund Aqua-spark and Indonesian venture capital (VC) firm Ideosource.
Dewi Fortuna sedang menghampiri eFishery, produsen alat pemberi pakan ikan pintar (smart fish feeder). Perusahaan asal Indonesia ini, mengumumkan secara resmi bahwa perusahaannya telah menerima dana investasi pra-Seri A dari Aqua-spark, dana investasi berbasis di Belanda dan modal ventura asal Indonesia bernama Ideosource.
Media startup IDNtimes.com, which curates news from a variety of sources and repackages it for Generation Y Indonesians, said it has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from East Ventures.
The podcast from this week's Tech Talk show on BFM Radio, featuring DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
CatchThatBus, a bus-ticketing platform, has received a US$1.5mil pre-Series A round, with the founders aiming for a much bigger round, writes Karamjit Singh.