Having gone ‘physical’ in July, FashionValet finds that 10% of its online customers prefer to collect their items from its physical store.
Singapore-headquartered e-commerce fulfilment company Anchanto said it has successfully completed a Series B round and “created an alliance” with Transcosmos Inc of Japan, but did not disclose the amount.
Singapore-headquartered fintech startup fastacash has raised US$15 million in Series B funding from international investors, to be used to fuel its expansion ambitions.
Singapore-based social dating startup Paktor Pte Ltd said it has secured Series B funding of S$10 million (US$7.5 million) from Majuven, Convergence Ventures, and existing investor Vertex Venture Holdings (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings).
The corporate venture capital scene is growing and here to stay, but if there’s one thing such VCs hate it is those startups that crawl along and are too stubborn to die, Gabey Goh reports from EMC World in Las Vegas.
New York-founded Peatix, a global online ticketing platform, has announced a US$5-million investment from strategic investor SPH Media Fund, lead investor DG Incubation, and Japanese media company Sunny Side Up Inc.
Education portal EasyUni is looking to aggressively expand its presence. Towards this end, it is raising a Series B round now.
Monk’s Hill Ventures (MHV), a fresh entrant to Asia’s venture capital scene, has launched with a S$100-million fund (US$80-million) venture fund founded on the concept of “entrepreneurs backing entrepreneurs.”