Round was led by FirstFloor Capital and Capital Aucfan Co Ltd.
All six nations in the region have a relatively young population, a growing middle class, high smartphone penetration and good disposable income.
Aims to use funds to transform Malaysia’s supply chain finance ecosystem.
Organised by e27, TOP100 connects startups and investors online by using proprietary matching algorithms to encourage deal flow across Asia.
An old-school property CEO embraces clicks to enhance his brick-and-mortar business, which has Karamjit Singh wondering if this is the start of a hybrid model for traditional companies to adapt to digital.
Singapore-based KK Fund has closed an undisclosed amount for its second venture fund, with the brother of Softbank founder Masayoshi Son being one the Japanese investors in the round, reports Karamjit Singh.
Belazee has raised its pre-Series A funding and aims to strengthen its tech platform and deepen its presence in the five countries it is currently in.
On-demand land cargo startup TheLorry has raised US$1.5mil; its cofounders speak to Karamjit Singh on their journey so far and what’s ahead.
KL-based beauty and wellness startup Bfab has raised undisclosed seed funding, led by KK Fund, with 500 Startups and Captii Ventures participating.
Malaysian startup Hostel Hunting Sdn Bhd said it has raised US$500,000 in a seed round led by KK Fund, for its student accommodation marketplace.