Funding

Week in Review: Property maven comes up with innovation based on digital
The inaugural budget for 2019 has thrown up some interesting recommendations with automation, AI and robotics, coupled with an innovation from the property sector.
Hyundai, Kia invest additional US$250mil in Grab to drive EV adoption in SEA
Grab strengthens its electric vehicle ambitions in Southeast Asia with an additional injection of funds from Hyundai Motor Group. 
3 SEA startups feature at Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific Investor Day
Fifth year of Accenture’s fintech innovation lab sees rising cooperation between startups and financial institutions.
Indonesia's GoWork raises US$9.97mil in Series A funding
Round was led by Gobi Partners and The Paradise Group, a retail-and-hospitality-focused property developer.
Venturra Capital launches seed investment arm, Venturra Discovery
The new investment arm will provide seed to Pre Series A funding.
Funding to improve lives of 3 billion people, not to find next unicorn
3B Ventures investment portfolio is guided by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, by bringing Nordic innovation into the Southeast Asian market.
Fave raises Series B round of over US$20mil from existing and new investors
Investors include Sequoia India, SIG Asia Investment and Venturra Capital with Fave claiming to be among SEA's fastest growing internet companies.
Creating a better investing environment for Malaysia
Having just started his 2-year term as Malaysian Venture Capital Association president, Victor Chua shares his plans with Karamjit Singh.
Has MaGIC moved the needle for Malaysia?
As the startup ecosystem waits with bated breath on the fate of MaGIC under the new government in Malaysia, Karamjit Singh asks if the startup agency has made an impact.
Carousell secures US$85mil series C funding
New investment to reimagine classifieds in an AI-first world
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