It has taken Be Malas, the SMS-based request service, just one month to raise US$500,000 from Singapore-based Japanese fund KK Fund. It has now launched in Singapore, with Hong Kong next. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Madrid-headquartered ‘knowledge access’ and artificial intelligence (AI) company Taiger has opened its regional headquarters in Singapore, hoping to tap on to the city-state’s Smart Nation initiative.
Thai IT veterans have joined to launch the 300-million-baht (US$9.28-million) Iyara Venture Capital fund, which plans to invest in at least 100 Thai startups within the next three to five years.
Jurnal Consulting, which has developed a cloud-based accounting software aimed at SMEs, said it has secured a seed round investment from East Ventures for an undisclosed amount.
Internet ventures firm Fatfish Internet Group Ltd (FFG) announced it has invested A$50,000 (US$39,440) into Nvoi Limited, an Australian fully managed online staffing platform for the rapidly growing temporary and contract workforce.
Singapore startup Glints, a professional platform for young people focused on career discovery and development, announced today that it has closed S$475,000 (approximately US$380,000) in an oversubscribed seed round.
Singapore-based online social recruitment platform Job Forward said it has secured “six-figure” seed funding from Coent Venture Partners and has launched its Startup Essence service.
Thailand’s Softbaked Co Ltd, owner and operator of social media e-commerce platform Page365, said it has raised US$420,000 in seed-stage funding from Inspire Ventures and Galaxy Ventures.
Singapore- and Bangalore-based Askabt said it has closed a S$500,000 (US$400,000) seed funding round led by Jungle Ventures for its Scrollback chat platform.
Having raised US$300,000, a calm and collected Karamjit Singh is looking firmly to the future while planning that next funding round – at a much higher valuation.