Funding

Pitching platform to connect startups with investors
MDeC said it will collaborate with the Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association to launch Deal Quest, a platform that would give local businesses the opportunity to attract investments from both local and regional venture capitalists and private equity players.
SecQ.me receives US$155,000 Cradle grant
Latin America, here we come! That, or something along those lines, must have been among the hoots of joy that reverberated in SecQ.me’s office when founder James Khoo and his cofounder Chin Xin-Ci were told they would receive a US$155,000 (RM500,000) grant from Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd.
Joota secures US$700,000 in funding
Joot Ventures Sdn Bhd has secured a total of US$700,000 in funding to further develop and market social content network Joota.
Easing the visa headache for Asia
Gabey Goh looks at 1.com.my, the low-profile Malaysian company that designed and deployed Cambodia's eVisa system and using the lessons therein, has launched a consumer-facing visa-application business.
Fatfish swims in li’l Singapore’s big pond
Lau Kin Wai from Malaysia talks to Karamjit Singh about why he launched his fund The Fatfish Group in Singapore.
Funding for all
Plenty of funding for startups in e-commerce/ mobile space flowing into Asean But don’t be afraid to go against the herd and pursue an idea based on passion
Hunters, farmers and investors
Too many startups these days look to angels, VCs and grants for funding, forgetting that all-important source, revenue.
Rocket Internet adds another US$500mil to war chest
Rocket Internet said it has raised a total of US$500 million from partners Investment AB Kinnevik and Access Industries since May 2012, representing the largest investment ever made in an Internet incubator and accelerator company.
Digital marketing firm clickTRUE gets ‘substantial’ VC funds
SPH-linked online consulting firm clickTRUE said it has raised a ‘seven-figure’ sum in venture capital funding led by Rockstead Capital Group and ESW Manage, although it did not disclose actual numbers.
Deadline extended for MyULM unlisted market
Malaysia’s over-the-counter exchange extends its RFP to accommodate interest.
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