Funding

Mobikon raises new round, to expand internationally
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.
Singapore’s MyRepublic raises US$16mil
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 raises undisclosed pre-Series A funding
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.
eFishery dapat dana investasi pra-Seri A dari Aqua-spark dan 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.
East Ventures invests in Indonesian Gen Y media startup IDNtimes.com
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.
DNA on BFM: Catcha’s Wild Digital scores home run
The podcast from this week's Tech Talk show on BFM Radio, featuring DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
CatchThatBus raises US$1.5mil from Jungle Ventures, 500 Startups
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.
MotionElements gets undisclosed pre-Series A round, led by KK Fund
MotionElements, a microstock marketplace for video makers, said it has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding, led by KK Fund (Singapore) and joined by Incubate Fund (Japan) and 500 Startups.
Malaysia’s Carsome raises US$350K from 500 Startups, IRR
Automotive portal Carsome, which connects car buyers to dealers, said it has raised US$350,000 in its first round of funding, from 500 Startups and IdeaRiverRun (IRR).
Week in Review: GrabTaxi has left the SEA ecosystem
There was less buzz than usual when GrabTaxi raised its largest round so far, a whopping  US$350 million! Is it a case of funding fatigue, or because GrabTaxi is an entirely different creature now, DNA founder Karamjit Singh ponders.
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