Funding

DropMyEmail snares a Japanese investor
Cloud-based email backup site locks in funding and business partnership with subsidiary of top Internet company in Japan.
Golden Gate lets in first round of investments
Golden Gate Ventures has announced its first round of investment in the region since opening its doors earlier this year, adding TradeGecko, RedMart and Coda Payments to its portfolio.
Investors get sticky with TradeGecko
TradeGecko has closed US$650,000 in its seed round of funding led by incubator and seed investment firm WaveMaker Labs, with other Singapore-based investors including Golden Gate Ventures participating.
AfterShip sailing past 300,000 notifications
HK-based start-up helps online merchants track packages, notify customers with delivery updates.
Hey, VCs: Market trumps team
VCs should not be looking at the existing team and saying it is not good enough to execute the idea, so they will not invest. The point of the investment is to hire the rest of the team, to create an ‘A team’ that can go on to build a great company, writes Dr V. Sivapalan.
Japan's GMO VenturePartners eyes SEA with US$12mil fund
The trend of Japanese companies increasing their attention and investment in the South East Asia region continues with the addition of GMO VenturePartners and its US$12-million fund to the list.
Boxyroom's scam-free way to rent overseas property
For Singaporean Ang Pheng Huat, a friend cheated out of money when attempting to rent an apartment in Paris was the catalyst for his own journey into the world of start-ups and entrepreneurship.
Vincent Tan: Young people deserve ‘Angels’
It’s not every day that you get to meet a billionaire at an informal event but that’s exactly what over 100 people got to do at the DNA-TeAM Disrupt event held Oct 16 at the Plug & Play Technology Garden in Kuala Lumpur, where Tan Sri Vincent Tan, one of the wealthiest men in the country, was on hand to field questions.
Seeking that elusive ‘clarity’ for self and start-up
The fourth Cradle Coach & Grow clinic saw founders touch on engaging middlemen and the need for transparency in grant and fund disbursements.
Biotech Corp seeks new funding to promote ideas and entrepreneurs
Biotech Corp CEO Datuk Dr Mohd Nazlee Kamal talks to Digital News Asia about funding, the bioeconomy and various developments within the biotech space in Malaysia.
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