Funding

Silentmode slurps up former GrabCar head, preps for expansion
Fresh from its series A funding round, the startup is pushing growth for its POS system Slurp!
New US$238mil fund for tech companies in Malaysia, strengthens ecosystem
Malaysian tech ecosystem welcomes a new US$238mil fund from Malaysian Debt Ventures.
Cradle’s CIP300 grant is more than free money
In an evolving ecosystem, even government pre-seed grants look for startups with higher maturity levels.
Week in Review: Who is Edward Chen?
It’s one of those startup jaw dropping moments again for Karamjit Singh when a Singapore-based Chinese owned bicycle sharing startup, oBike raises US$45 million – 8 months after its launch.
Silentmode secures US$582k funding from ADIF for its F&B based mobile POS
Startup plans to use the funding to accelerate sales and marketing, grow its team as well as explore regional markets in 2018.
PurelyB launches pre expansion ECF campaign targeting US$690k
Health and wellness startup prepares to focus on a content-focused model, dropping  marketplace.
Mobile game Vainglory raises US$19 mil in additional funding
Super Evil Megacorp secures new round of funding with aim of expanding Vainglory’s foothold on the mobile games scene  
iflix raises US$133m in latest funding round, led by US conglomerate Hearst
Iflix raises its latest round of US$133 million led by US entertainment conglomerate Hearst, with all its existing shareholders also participating.
Week in Review: The hurt from ‘losing’ Grab still felt in Malaysia
An interesting week in the ecosystem with Malaysia still hurting from ‘losing’ Grab and 500 Startups actually makes an investment in a Brick & Mortar business model.
A new (virtual) reality dawns for Havson Group
Havson Group secures undisclosed funding from Silicon Valley’s 500 Startups
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