Posts Categorized: Venture Capital & Private Equity



Videos: What investors and business leaders think of ABAF 2012

After two successful runs in Singapore and Shanghai, the annual Asian Business Angel Forum headed over to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) on 23rd-26...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 2:53 pm
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SingTel Innov8 and Mitsui invests US$5M in Cayman-based General Mobile

SingTel Innov8, the wholly-owned corporate venture arm of SingTel, and Mitsui & Co, have jointly invested US$5M in General Mobile, a Ca...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 5:36 pm
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Enterprise social network startup Sambaash gets US$1.64M from Exstream and Stream Global

Sambaash, a Singapore-based startup which creates online communities for businesses and organizations through established social media platf...

  • June 14, 2012
  • at 5:35 pm
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SingTel Innov8 leads US$10M investment in Boston-based mobile ad exchange Nexage

Mobile ad exchange Nexage has received US$10 million of Series B funding led by SingTel Innov8, the venture capital investment arm of SingTe...

  • June 7, 2012
  • at 11:44 am
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Malaysian Business Angel Network announced

The Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN), a new initiative by the Cradle Fund, an agency under the government’s Ministry of Finan...

  • May 31, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Startup Genome’s new Investor Compass tool helps investors make data-driven decisions

Startup Genome, an organization on a mission to encourage data-driven decision-making to entrepreneurs, has introduced a new tool aimed at i...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 2:32 pm
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TNF Ventures, a new startup incubator in Singapore, knows how to have fun

Efforts made by Singapore government to nurture the nation’s entrepreneurship scene have finally rippled down to the private sector. With ...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 8:30 am
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20-year-old Gumroad founder talks about how he raised funds

Sahil Lavingia, a 20-year-old entrepreneur, shares some tips on attracting investors. He was with the founding team of Pinterest before leav...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Edgar Hardless is new CEO of SingTel Innov8

Edgar Hardless has replaced Yvonne Kwek as the new CEO of SingTel Innov8, the venture capital subsidiary of SingTel, Singapore’s large...

  • April 11, 2012
  • at 12:52 am
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Atomico, tech investment firm by Skype co-founder, hires for Tokyo office

Atomico, a technology investment firm started by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, has announced in a press release the hiring of Shinic...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 6:22 pm
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Infocomm Investments funds Twilio, Hoiio’s competitor

Infocomm Investments, the VC arm of Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority, has invested in San Francisco-based mobile development...

  • June 15, 2012
  • at 1:50 pm
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The Luxe Nomad seals investment from Tigris Capital and SPRING Singapore at Echelon 2012

The Luxe Nomad, a luxury travel site, has agreed to an investment deal of undisclosed terms with Tigris Capital and government agency SPRING...

  • June 12, 2012
  • at 11:01 pm
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Singapore’s Reebonz and Vietnam’s VC Corp raise US$17M from Intel Capital

Singapore’s Reebonz, a startup that does online sales of luxury goods across Asia, and Vietnam’s VC Corp, an Internet content co...

  • June 5, 2012
  • at 1:14 pm
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Why big corporates like SingTel can be White Knights to Asia’s startups

This article was republished with permission from the author’s blog. “What are you doing here in (insert country), you should b...

  • May 24, 2012
  • at 5:41 pm
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KDDI and Global Brain wants to fund young startups worldwide

The KDDI Open Innovation Fund, a 5 billion Yen (US$63M) corporate venture capital fund from Japan, is seeking to invest in promising mobile ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 12:54 pm
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How to mitigate risk when investing in early stage startups

This article was republished with permission from the author’s blog. Andreessen Horowitz recently revealed that its investment of US$2...

  • May 9, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Kickstart: “Only” incubator in Philippines with “existing strong ties” to community

Startup incubator Kickstart has launched in the Philippines last month, part of a recent spate of new accelerators that have set up shop in ...

  • April 5, 2012
  • at 9:19 am
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