Less than one in two internet users in Southeast Asia has adopted digital payment services.
He will be responsible for charting the company’s overall business growth and success in Singapore.
Round was led by Temasek’s Vertex Ventures with participation from existing angel investors including Click Ventures.
Takes aim at plugging a US$14.5 billion a year growth financing gap facing local businesses.
Tin Men Fund I has a target size of US$100 million and announces its first close.
The largest seed financing recorded in Southeast Asia, and one of the largest in Asia in the tech and biotech industries.
With its latest investment into Singapore’s Garena, the Malaysian Government’s VC arm Khazanah Nasional is making bets on late stage startups, writes Karamjit Singh.
In this second of two parts, DNA founder Karamjit Singh delves into Vertex Venture CEO Chua Kee Lock’s own experience as a disruptive entrepreneur, the lessons he learnt, and how they shape his philosophy as a VC.