Funding

Week in Review: SEA ecosystem shrugs off MOL’s delisting
Despite months of down or flat funding rounds, the SEA ecosystem has shrugged off news of MOL Global’s delisting to power ahead with Ninja Van’s Series B funding, writes Karamjit Singh.
DNA on BFM: Indonesia’s Telkom on the offensive
On today’s DNA segment of the Tech Talk show on BFM Radio, Karamjit Singh cast a wide net, prodded on by radio presenter Freda Liu!
Week in Review: Malaysia’s Khazanah shows its risk appetite
With its latest investment into Singapore’s Garena, the Malaysian Government’s VC arm Khazanah Nasional is making bets on late stage startups, writes Karamjit Singh.
ServisHero secures US$2.7mil pre-Series A
KL-based on-demand services startup ServisHero has raised US$2.7 million in a pre-Series A round led by Singapore-headquartered Golden Gate Ventures, with participation from Cradle Seed Ventures.
Now Rupert Murdoch’s Sky gets into the iflix action
iflix announced the completion of a 'large new round of funding' led by Sky, with participation from Indonesian media giant Emtek Group through its subsidiary Surya Citra Media.
Dating app startup Paktor gets undisclosed funding from Indonesia’s MNC Media
Paktor Pte Ltd said that Indonesian media conglomerate MNC Media Group has invested an undisclosed amount in it, part of a larger investment round Paktor is currently closing.
Philippines fintech startup PawnHero secures pre-Series A
PawnHero said it has landed undisclosed pre-Series A funding in a round led by the SoftBank-affiliated, Philippines-focused Kaikaku Fund, with participation from 500 Startups and IMJ Investment Partners.
Six more partners, Cradle co-investment funds reach nearly US$38mil
Cradle Fund has signed on six new partners, raising another RM52mil for its co-investment funds, which now total RM159.2mil (US$37.7mil).
1337 Ventures and partners launch Alpha Startups bootcamp in Indonesia
KL-based accelerator and early-stage investor 1337 Ventures has announced a partnership with Convergence Ventures, Baidu Indonesia and Gobi Partners to bring its Alpha Startups bootcamp to Indonesia.
Thai fashion marketplace WearYouWant secures Series B
Thai online fashion marketplace WearYouWant said it has secured a final round of Series B funding, an undisclosed sum from Singapore-based Sebrina Holdings.
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