Posts Tagged: investment


Temasek puts $30M into JD.com and Cheetah Mobile

Temasek puts $30M into US-listed Chinese internet companies, JD.com and Cheetah Mobile

Temasek put US$17.2 million into ecommerce site JD.com, and another US$12.8 million into security software firm Cheetah Mobile.

  • August 15, 2014
  • at 10:41 am
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Gree leads $36M investment in Japan’s SmartNews

The investment will diversify Gree's mobile holdings as it looks to supplement lost gaming revenue.

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 3:15 pm
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Are the savings habits of Japanese corporations creating opportunities for foreign investors?

The prudent saving habits of Japanese corporations are complicating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to revitalize the country’s economy....

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 4:59 pm
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Indonesian TV company makes first move into games, invests in gaming startup Artoncode

Today Tech in Asia receives word from Indonesian game developer Artoncode that it has just received seed funding from Indonesian media giant...

  • June 2, 2014
  • at 1:11 pm
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Indonesian conglomerate invests $3.5 million in Singapore startup ISP MyRepublic

The tech investment scene in Indonesia is getting bigger by the minute, and it’s good to see more local companies paying attention to the ...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Terra Motors gets $10 million in funding to roll out electric scooters and tuk-tuks across Asia

Japan-based Terra Motors – the company that develops, manufactures, and sells electric scooters and tuk-tuks – announced today that it h...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 11:38 am
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East Ventures funds ecommerce website builder, first since launching new fund

Sirclo, an ecommerce website builder based in Indonesia and Singapore, today announces that it has received seed funding for an undisclosed ...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 5:28 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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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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Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda raises an additional $60M in funding

Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda announces its second funding of the year, it’s worth $60 million from several investors.

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 3:10 pm
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Berry Kitchen cooks up seed funding to deliver more bento boxes

Indonesia’s online food catering industry gets some attention today as Berry Kitchen announces that it has received an undisclosed amount ...

  • June 23, 2014
  • at 10:54 am
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Domestic helper marketplace Cabara gets $50,000 seed funding, preps Middle East expansion

Is there demand for an online marketplace for domestic helpers in Indonesia? Cabara thinks so. The team has received a fresh US$50,000 of se...

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 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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Indonesia’s Ralali sells industrial products online, gets seed funding from East Ventures

East Ventures has invested in Indonesia’s Ralali, a B2C ecommerce site which focuses on selling industrial supplies, and MRO equipment.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 9:51 am
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Another Indonesian startup eats dessert as Japan’s Cookpad acquires DapurMasak

Japanese recipe site Cookpad has announced the acquisition of a 60 percent stake in Indonesia’s recipe sharing site DapurMasak for US$600,...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 1:17 pm
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Berry Kitchen receives seed funding to deliver more food to hungry customers

Berry Kitchen, an online catering service in Indonesia, announced today that it received seed funding in the amount of IDR 500 million ($43,...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 1:39 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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