Seed Funding

Indonesia’s Berry Kitchen gets seed funding from East Ventures
Indonesia's online catering service Berry Kitchen said it has received seed funding from Singapore-headquartered East Ventures. The amount was not disclosed.
VC-funded 99.co to put renters first in property search
With S$700,000 in seed investment raised, a Singapore-based startup is hoping its website will bring a fresh new approach to the property search market – by putting the renters first.
Thailand’s Eko raises US$1mil from 500 Startups, others
Eko Communications announced it has completed a US$1 million seed financing round with Silicon Valley-based global venture capital firm 500 Startups and several angel investors.
Singapore’s Klinify closes US$600K+ seed funding round
Klinify, a document management system that helps private medical clinics manage patient records while preserving their existing workflow, said it has closed a S$770,000 (US$601,600) seed funding round.
Indonesian baby products e-tailer Bilna.com gets new round of funding
Bilna.com, an Indonesian online shop specialising in baby and family-oriented products, has completed a new round of funding led by Tokyo-based Digital Garage Incubation.
Entrepreneurship, and when academia loses the plot
UTAR's Young Entrepreneur Startup Scheme is emblematic of the disconnect between academia and industry. More practical partnerships need to be formed with private sector startup organisations and institutions of learning, writes Gabey Goh.
Market size crunch for Malaysian startups?
Nobuaki Kitagawa, director of overseas investment at CyberAgent Ventures, says that as an early stage investor, it doesn't really look for revenue but rather market traction in terms of users and the potential of the startup -- which is one of the reasons it has not invested in any Malaysian startup yet.
Discovering the right event with Calendo
New event discovery app Calendo aims to help people make better decisions about events they attend, and now eyes global expansion with newly launched support for eight languages.
iMoney gets US$155,000 grant from Cradle
iMoney has received RM500,000 (US$155,070) worth of funding from the Cradle Investment Programme (CIP), a Malaysian Government initiative operated by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd to support local technology entrepreneurs.
iMoney gets US$500K seed funding, targets SEA expansion
iMoney has raised a US$500,000 investment from Asia Venture Group Sdn Bhd (AVG), giving a boost to its regional plans.
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