Posts Categorized: Investments


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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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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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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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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
  • at 2:00 pm
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Indonesia’s marketplace Bukalapak welcomes new investors Aucfan, IREP, 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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