Smart Money

Week in Review: A Brick & Mortar giant deepens links to startups
Another Brick & Mortar company reaches out to startups to partner with and create synergy while a startup in Jakarta raises smart money – from a Brick & Mortar.
FashionValet raises ‘smart money’ from Japan’s Start Today
Malaysian e-commerce startup FashionValet has raised an undisclosed multimillion-dollar Series B from Japan’s Start Today, which its CEO Fadzarudin Anuar describes as ‘smart money.’
The secret sauce behind Gobi's high hit rate
China's Gobi Partners goes through 1,000 business proposals a month, but has a 52% hit rate – so what's the secret of its success? Goh Thean Eu attempts to find out.
Loanstreet ready to take on bigger rivals
Despite being the underdog in a very competitive space, Loanstreet.com.my cofounder Jared Lim believes there is still plenty of room for his fintech startup to grow.
Babydash aims to raise US$453K Series A
Malaysian e-commerce startup Babydash aims to raise RM2 million to help grow its product range and to enhance its marketing strategies.
Dumb money burns, smart money learns
Although it might seem obvious, angels who made their wealth from traditional industries are handicapped by one glaring flaw – they’ve never actually invested or worked in tech, writes Justin Hall.
OSKVI’s game-plan for its first Malaysian startup investments
OSK Ventures International Bhd has made its first-ever investments into Malaysian startups, and it intends to bring more than just money to the table, reports Goh Thean Eu.
FazWaz out to differentiate itself from Thailand’s property portals
Newcomer FazWaz believes it can differentiate itself from the other property portal plays in Thailand with its data-driven and consumer-first approach.
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