Posts Categorized: Venture Capital & Private Equity


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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
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In 2012, startup accelerators rise in Asia, but venture funding yet to catch up

Startup accelerators give entrepreneurs a better head start, but they need a thriving venture capital industry to succeed.

  • December 27, 2012
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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clickTRUE raises Series A from Nusantara Ventures and expands into Indonesia

Next after Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, the Singapore online marketing and advertising company, clickTRUE just raised a Series A round ...

  • July 10, 2012
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Gobi Partners invests US$0.79M in Corous360, a Singapore-based games cloud company

Gobi Partners announced today in a press release that it has completed a S$1M (US$0.79M) round of funding in Corous360, a Singapore-headquar...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 10:32 pm
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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
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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
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Venture capital firms in Singapore — a directory

A list of venture capital firms with a presence in Singapore that are actively investing in startups.

  • December 10, 2012
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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
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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
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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
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Don’t get caught in the missing middle

Piyush Chaplot is currently the Vice President of Finance & Investments at Innosight Ventures and a Director at Chope. This article is...

  • July 14, 2012
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JFDI-Innov8 graduate FetchFans raises 567K

While we know that a few graduates of the concluded JFDI-Innov8 bootcamp class of 2012 has had investment offers, it is social media marketi...

  • July 10, 2012
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Overview of venture capitalist industry in South Korea

While the number of venture capital deals has been skyrocketing in South Korea since 2008, acquisitions of startups are still few and far be...

  • July 2, 2012
  • at 12:03 pm
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