Posts Categorized: Investments



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
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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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Investors dish on why they’re bullish about Southeast Asian startups

At Asia Leaders Summit 2014, four investors came together for a panel titled “Navigating investment landscapes of Asia.” They ar...

  • February 15, 2014
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Indonesia’s marketplace Bukalapak welcomes new investors Aucfan and 500 Startups

Bukalapak will use the new funds to “further enhance its marketplace platform, by streamlining user experience in online transaction, enha...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 2:00 am
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Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda gets $20 million in fresh funding delivered to its doorstep

Foodpanda, the Rocket Internet-backed meal delivery service, just received a $20 million investment from several firms including Phenomen Ve...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Southeast Asia startup investments 2013: It’s all about e-commerce, fashion, and women

As the candle snuffed out on 2013, deals were still being announced even just before the arrival of Christmas. While it has been a busy year...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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Sparklabs founder talks about Korea’s new generation of startups and his accelerator’s third batch of teams

It’s been a busy December for SparkLabs, the Seoul-based accelerator that burst into the Asia startup scene in August 2012 and quickly bec...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 7:30 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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CA Technologies invests in IDG Ventures to push for innovation in Indian enterprise software

In what could mark a major boost to tech innovation in the Indian enterprise software space, NASDAQ-listed Indian tech firm CA Technologies...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Singapore startup ReferralCandy gets sweet US$788k investment, triples revenue in past year

Anafore, the Singapore-headquartered startup behind referral marketing web app ReferralCandy, has raised S$1 million (US$778,000) in an over...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 2:36 pm
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Tencent pumps $193 million into Asian logistics network in another strike against Alibaba

Tencent pumps $193 million into logistics and online merchants in another strike against Alibaba

Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) announced this evening the completion of a HK$1.5 billion (about $193 million) deal to take a stake in ...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 7:34 pm
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The News Lens, the startup that wants to disrupt traditional media in Asia, just received its first round of funding

The News Lens, the Taipei-based startup that’s gaining a loyal following for its social approach to popular media, today revealed that it ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Alibaba invests $364 million in electronic appliance maker Haier to improve China’s e-commerce logistics

E-commerce titan Alibaba and electronic appliance maker Haier (SHA:600690; HKG:1169) announced today that the two companies will jointly...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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