Funding

Beyond the bucks
Success sometimes requires having the faith to look past the bottomline The question to ask is: What is the problem you are trying to solve? I AM sometimes asked by entrepreneurs for input on what their next venture should be or whether their current idea has legs.  
Rocket’s Zalora adds US$112mil to expansion fund
Rocket Internet’s Zalora has secured a USD112 million in funding, from privately held investor group Access Industries in addition to funds managed by US-based asset management firm Scopia Capital Management LLC and other institutional investors.
Disrupt: 2014 is going to be ‘Startup Malaysia Year’
Potentially over US$70 million in venture funding to be launched Internet entrepreneurs TS Wong, Patrick Grove playing major role IS Malaysia on the verge of becoming a fantasy come true for startups starved for funding?  
Clozette stocks up with US$3 million Series B financing
Investment to be used to beef up and expand operations in South-East Asia Company will also be making major tech investment to upgrade offerings
Disrupt #12: Addressing the Asean funding gap
Is there a funding gap because VCs in the region lack business experience? Or is the lure of India and China simply overshadowing Asean possibilities?
Carousell lands SG$1 million in funding for SEA ambitions
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. 
TeAM urges tax incentives for corporates, review of bankruptcy laws
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM), through its Policy Institute (TeAM-PI), is in discussions with the relevant government agencies to get the Malaysian Government to review existing bankruptcy laws in a bid to spur entrepreneurship, and is also working on a slew of other initiatives.
Singaporean duo releases open-source angel investment templates
Singaporean angel investor Bernard Leong and lawyer Huifen Zheng have launched a set of open source term sheets and share transfer documents that they believe would help both entrepreneurs and angel investors navigate the complexities of the legal documents associated with the fundraising part of startups.
Hungry in Penang? Then DeliverEat
DeliverEat has a mission to make mealtimes less of a hassle for community in Penang Eyes expansion to other states in the country and eventually, South-East Asia EVER got back home from a hard day at work only to realise that you need to figure out what to do about dinner?  
Founder Institute CEO Ressi puts his money down on Malaysia
The the Founder Institute has opened up applications for its second semester in Kuala Lumpur that will kick off in the first quarter of 2014, and its CEO Adeo Ressi said he would personally fund one or two startups from the programme.
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