Posts Tagged: Golden Gate Ventures


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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99co darius property rental startup singapore

With $560,000 in hand, 99.co is the Airbnb for long-term property rental

99.co is a property search website that promises a transparent and easy-to-use search experience and interface - what you see is what you ge...

  • May 6, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Coda Payments scores $2.3 million to make mobile payments without credit cards a cinch

Coda Payments, a Singapore-based company working with telcos to implement easy payments for digital products, has secured $2.3 million in Se...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Those who can’t do, invest

Is it really a good idea for founders to listen to investors? Some investors apparently think it's not a good idea.

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Dating app Noonswoon is swooning over Southeast Asia with $400K funding

There must be a lot of singles in Thailand with all the dating apps popping up these days. Yesterday, one of them, Noonswoon, wrapped up its...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 4:34 pm
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startups and investors

Jeffrey Paine: The 3 Types of Startup Founders Investors are Looking For

Yesterday I had the pleasure of interviewing Jeffrey Paine of Golden Gate Ventures in front of over 100 people at Keewi’s StartMeUp event....

  • April 18, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Singapore startup Nitrous.IO raises USD 1M round from Silicon Valley investors

Nitrous.IO (formerly Action.IO), a Singapore-based startup that makes setting up an Integrated Development Environment a snap, has just anno...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 9:57 am
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The bridge opens, Golden Gate Ventures invests in TradeGecko, RedMart, Coda Payments

The GGV team has logged over 500,000 kilometers in flight distance and met with more than 400 teams. Today, they are announcing its first th...

  • December 18, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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JFDI.Asia teams up with Golden Gate Ventures, reveals more details about second bootcamp

Teams that are selected for the JFDI.Asia Bootcamp will be getting more seed money -- SGD25k (USD20.5k) instead of SGD15k (SGD12.3k) to be e...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 8:06 am
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StudyPact wins Innovation Weekend Singapore’s “Road to Tokyo” pitch contest

StudyPact wins the first of a series of pitch contests hosted by Sunbridge Global Ventures.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 9:41 pm
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Bilna gets funding to give Indonesia’s babies more love and diapers

Baby care e-commerce site Bilna announced that it has closed series A funding to make sure it keeps pace with the growing industry.

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Singaporean marketplace app Carousell snags $800K funding, sets sights on Malaysia and Indonesia

Singapore-based marketplace mobile app Carousell has successfully raised S$1 million ($800,000) seed funding led by Rakuten, with follow-on ...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 10:59 pm
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3 big problems with the Thai startup ecosystem

When talking about the startup ecosystem in Thailand, it can’t be denied that, besides the normal key players like VCs, business sectors, ...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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JFDI Startups

JFDI Unveils 7 Startups for Its Demo Day on June 3

Singapore-based incubator JFDI.Asia today unveils its seven startups that have graduated from its 100-day accelerator program. It is down fr...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 5:42 pm
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nitrous.io

Nitrous.IO from Singapore Gets $1 Million Funding From Silicon Valley Luminaries

Nitrous.IO, Action.IO’s software development platform and key product, just got $1 million in seed funding from a handful of VC firms in S...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Golden Gate Ventures Scores a Triple Turkey: Coda Payments, RedMart, and TradeGecko

It’s an early Christmas for three startups and a triple turkey for the Golden Gate Ventures (GGV) team this morning, as it announces its i...

  • December 18, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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Golden Gate Ventures Partners with JFDI Incubator for Mentoring, Fast-Tracked Seed Funding

The Singapore-based JFDI accelerator program just got even more useful – and potentially lucrative – in a new partnership with G...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 11:03 am
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China is Fine for Startups; Twitter and Facebook Aren’t Everything

Earlier today I came across this piece on ZDNet in which Vinnie Lauria of Golden Gate Ventures talks about his experiences as a VC in Asia. ...

  • October 25, 2012
  • at 2:15 am
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