Funding

Funding akin to dating, keep things interesting, advices Roger’s CEO
Building relationships to obtain funding as that gives your startup the all important speed element
Week In Review: “Anything is possible” says Grab’s Anthony Tan on an IPO
Anthony Tan tells DNA “anything is possible” in regards to an IPO, no investors exited in current round.  
Digi said it will not be investing in GrabGas
Digi pulls out its investment in GrabGas on grounds of inconsistency in the disclosure of data The decision is a reflection of the principles Digi upholds and expects of its partners
Offpeak raises funds from Japan’s YJ Capital
Regional restaurant discovery, dining privileges app raises undisclosed round from Yahoo Japan Capital.
Short-term rental startup Travelio lands US$2mil funding
Jakarta-based online short‐term home rental startup Travelio said it has raised US$2 million in a pre‐Series A round led by Shanghai-based VC firm Gobi Partners.
HappyFresh raises fresh round of funding, more than US$12mil
Online grocery platform HappyFresh has successfully raised a fresh round of funding led Samena Capital, with existing investors Vertex Ventures, SinarMas Digital Ventures and Endeavor Catalyst also taking part.  
On-demand mobile device repairs startup Fynd lands US$385K funding
On-demand mobile device repair platform Fynd said it has raised S$520,000 in a pre-Series A funding round led by Far East Ventures, and supported by angel investor and industry veteran Koh Boon Hwee.  
Singaporean startup Appknox looks SEA-wards with US$652K pre-Series A
Singaporean mobile security startup Appknox has raised US$625,000 in a pre-Series A round led by SeedPlus.
Singapore edtech startup Cialfo raises undisclosed pre-Series A
Singapore-based education technology startup Cialfo has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-Series A funding, in a round led by Singapore-based Govin Capital.
Tune Labs makes ‘strategic investment’ in travel-planning platform Touristly
KL-based startup incubator and accelerator Tune Labs has made a “strategic investment” of an undisclosed amount into travel planning platform Touristly.
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