Saemin Ahn

Malaysia Tech Week 2019: No longer any laurels to sit on
Malaysian companies will need to step up in the 5G race, say VCs. 
Pencil and Vase win Unilever Foundry Startup Battle 2018
Two startups provide AI-powered solutions in adtech and proactive approach to market research.
When corporates and startups come together
More and more corporates are investing in startups either directly or through venture capital in order to add value to their companies.
A tale of giant corporations, ad tech and the search for investments
“The biggest threat facing established retail players right now may not be big startups that are directly competing against them but rather those that provide complementary services that are slowly chipping away at their independence,” said Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn.
C2C marketplace Carousell raises US$35mil in Series B
Carousell said it has secured US$35 million funding in a Series B round led by Rakuten Ventures, with Sequoia Capital, Golden Gate Ventures and 500 Startups participating.
Rakuten Ventures launches US$100mil global fund
Rakuten Ventures has announced the launch of a US$100-million global investment fund that will target investments in startups and companies in Israel, Asia Pacific and the United States.
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