Investment

Carro invests US$30mil into 2-year old Malaysian startup, myTukar
Southeast Asian automotive marketplace Carro invests US$30mil into Malaysian car bidding firm, myTukar, onboard thousands of used car dealers.
Ata Plus: Now anyone can be an angel investor with equity crowdfunding
Allows individuals to invest in early stage companies that have potential to grow.
Carousell secures US$85mil series C funding
New investment to reimagine classifieds in an AI-first world
InvestKL attracts US$2.8 bil investment into Greater KL
InvestKL brings in 73 MNCs which have committed to invest US$2.86 bil which will lead to creating more than 10,971 high skilled jobs.
Fatfish Internet Group to invest US$1mil into cryptocurrency mining startup
Australia listed internet venture group Fat Fish Group invests US$1mil into a crypto mining startup, APAC Mining Corp.
Week in Review: Indonesia’s digital ambitions gets huge fillip from Grab
With its US$700mil investment into Indonesia over the next four years, Grab goes from pesky startup out to beat local champion Go-Jek, to major foreign investor.
It really is a small world after all and IBM tells you why
Investment, technology and startup trends are all interconnected
SEA needs to collaborate more to grow startup ecosystem: Kejora Group
Collaborate to make policies more open, to encourage technology sharing Sees investors maturing, now looking at fundamental aspects of company instead of merely market share  
Singapore’s Gimmie gets US$700K investment from IdeaRiverRun
Private investment company and incubator IdeaRiverRun (IRR) has announced an RM2.34-million (US$700,000) investment in Singapore-based Gimmie, which provides digital marketing tools such as loyalty and rewards programmes.
Rakuten to acquire minority stake in AirAsia Japan
Tokyo-based Internet services powerhouse Rakuten Inc announced that it has agreed to acquire an 18% stake in AirAsia Japan Co Ltd, the new low-cost carrier (LCC) set to be launched in Japan by AirAsia Inc, Asia’s biggest LCC.
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