Posts Categorized: Venture Capital & Private Equity

VMoney CEO feels PLDT buy-in to Rocket Internet skyrockets his company’s valuation

VMoney CEO Ralph Santos argues that the PLDT buy-in to Rocket Internet skyrockets his own company’s valuation.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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A cheatsheet on funding in India; Bangalore keeps Delhi at bay to retain tech throne

Here's a cheatsheet of venture capital funding in tech startups to give you a picture of what has been happening in India the past four quar...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 2:55 pm
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Here’s an indicator of just how immature the Indian startup ecosystem is compared to Israel

Here's hard data that shows just how skewed is the mismatch between investments and exits in India's young tech startup ecosystem.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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GGV Capital closes $620 million fund for startups in China and Silicon Valley

GGV says the amount is consistent with previous funds, bringing its total capital under management to over US$2.2 billion.

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 11:59 am
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East Ventures tally: In 26 investments, 2 got acquired, 10 received follow-on funding, 6 died

To mark its 3rd anniversary, the firm released an infographic detailing how it has performed so far.

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 11:28 am
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Neoteny Labs, a Singapore-based early stage fund, is now Silicon Straits

After running Neoteny Labs as Principal and making 24 investments since May 2010, James Chan has announced the rebranding of his early-stage...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 7:15 pm
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Jungle Ventures launches USD 10M pan-Asian super angel fund

Prominent investors in the fund include Peng T. Ong, founder of Match.com, Interwoven and Encentuate, Dan Neary, VP and GM, global market de...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 10:53 am
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Pinoy 6-month accelerator Launchgarage announces pioneer batch of startups

Launchgarage is a 6-month accelerator program that guides Pinoy startups from the idea stage, to the build, and the launch. The four startup...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 1:31 am
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Agensi Inovasi Malaysia invests US$6.8M in Malaysian startups

Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM), a Malaysian statutory body established by the government in 2010 to stimulate and develop the innovation eco-...

  • July 20, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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Seeking funding? Here are 10 investors in India you should meet

Who are the early bird investors in India making big bets on startups there? 500 Startups tops the list, followed by Blume Ventures, Accel P...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Startup basics: the sales learning curve

The purpose of a startup is not to make a lot of money, says Peng T. Ong, celebrated Singaporean tech entrepreneur and investor.

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 3:39 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures goes big with new $50M fund for Asian startups

CyberAgent Ventures announces $50 million fund for seed and early stage funding.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 2:34 pm
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Tencent and Netease to join the personal investment race against Alibaba and Baidu

Following the success of Alibaba’s Yuebao and Baidu’s Baifa online savings fund, Tencent (HKG:0700) and Netease (NASDAQ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 12:40 pm
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Startup stages: a comparison of 3 models

A quick look at three popular models of startup stages: Steve Blank's Customer Developmental Model, Startup Genome's Marmer Stages, and fund...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 11:10 am
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SingTel Innov8 invests in two Australian startups: 121cast and Venuemob

SingTel Innov8 led a AUD250k (USD260k) round by 121cast, which offers a free, personalized, and mobile digital audio feed, as well as a AUD4...

  • November 15, 2012
  • at 9:39 am
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Jayesh Parekh joins Jungle Ventures as a managing partner to help firm grow investment portfolio

The Singapore-based VC firm, which also operates a seed fund and incubator, has been undergoing a process of team building, with the aim of ...

  • October 4, 2012
  • at 9:51 pm
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PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel funds ScriptRock, his first startup investment in Australia

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and the first external investor in Facebook, has invested in his first Australian startup. He led a A$1.2M...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 2:07 pm
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Digital marketing, customer engagement startup Mobikon gets US$1.7M from Jungle Ventures and others

Mobikon, a Singapore and India-based startup that offers a suite of services for businesses to make customer feedback, engagement, and analy...

  • July 17, 2012
  • at 11:44 am
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