Posts Categorized: Investments


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Taiwan-based music streaming startup KKBox raises $104M from Singapore’s GIC

A whopping funding round for Asia's Spotify could help it strengthen its on the music streaming space in Southeast Asia

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 11:14 am
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Temasek puts $30M into JD.com and Cheetah Mobile

Temasek puts $30M into US-listed Chinese internet companies, JD.com and Cheetah Mobile

Temasek put US$17.2 million into ecommerce site JD.com, and another US$12.8 million into security software firm Cheetah Mobile.

  • August 15, 2014
  • at 10:41 am
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US travel giant Priceline invests $500 million into China’s Ctrip for up to 10% stake

The investment comes in the form of a convertible bond, and Priceline will be allowed to buy up to 10 percent of Ctrip over the next year on...

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 11:55 am
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Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten Ventures’ Saemin Ahn: “No one should tell you what your vision is about.”

Rakuten Ventures managing partner Saemin Ahn shares many interesting insights on the Japanese investment scene.

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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Here’s our roundup of Alibaba’s investments in US-based companies

Stock market speculators are salivating over Alibaba’s eventual IPO later this summer, but it’s far from the first appearance China’s ...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Asia’s top female startup investors on why they love their jobs (Part I)

At Tech in Asia we talk with venture capitalists all the time, but we seldom get the opportunity to learn more about their personal backgro...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 2:46 pm
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With new $6.5 million, car classifieds site Mobil123 gets more aggressive in Indonesia

Mobil123 is arguably Indonesia’s leading car classifieds site.

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 2:09 pm
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Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company

Chinese software company Kingsoft (HKG:3888) announced today it will sell $20 million worth of shares of its subsidiary Westhouse to C...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Hong Kong’s Gogovan nabs $6.5M in funding to make urban logistics uber efficient

GoGoVan, the Hong Kong-based startup that helps consumers and businesses get their stuff delivered quickly, revealed today that it has raise...

  • August 15, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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Indonesia’s Telkom prepares $200 million for startup investment, the country’s largest tech fund to date

Now Indonesia's tech startups should have no more complain for the lack of funding alternatives.

  • August 13, 2014
  • at 8:59 pm
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MyRepublic gets $24 million to pursue dream of becoming Singapore’s 4th telco

The budding telco startup has announced the investments of two new major stakeholders hailing from India and France respectively.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 4:37 pm
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Alibaba to sink $250M into SingPost, Singapore’s postal service, in an effort to clinch Southeast Asia

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba announced today that it has purchased a 10 percent stake in SingPost, Singapore’s national postal serv...

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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For MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues, telcom is a beautiful business

Quick question – what’s your favorite telecom provider? If you can’t come up with an answer, you’re probably not alo...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:31 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures to hold Southeast Asia’s startup matchmaking event in Indonesia

The Indonesian chapter is open to tech startups across Southeast Asia that are looking to raise more than $1 million in funding.

  • March 17, 2014
  • at 11:04 am
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Indonesia’s media giant KapanLagi Group announces merger plans with Fimela Group

Both companies will operate under the brand name of KapanLagi Networks.

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 5:31 pm
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Sultan Johor buys 15% of payment company MOL for $120 million

The Sultan wishes to create more employment opportunities in the tech sector, and this is one of the ways he’s doing it.

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 3:42 pm
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Alibaba, Temasek, Qiming Venture Partners pump $100m into online education platform

Online education platform and English-learning institution TutorGroup announced it has raised $100 million in strategic funding from Alibaba...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 9:20 am
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