Posts Tagged: venture capital



Mitsubishi SVP: Our next fund will target American startups

Yoshihiko Kawamura lent his perspective on the challenges facing Japan’s startups in a frank, wide-ranging interview with Tech in Asia.

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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[Exclusive] Japanese businessmen started a $10M fund to be the next Andreessen/Horowitz… in Singapore

Shuhei Morofuji and Hideki Fujita are moving to Singapore. Their $10M fund will mostly target seed and Series A cross-border startups in Sou...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 10:29 am
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This startup is solving Indonesia’s mobile payments problem, bypassing banks altogether

Indonesia is a country where 12.5 percent of the population lives below the poverty line and nearly one third of locals don’t have access ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 5:49 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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Exfinity fund

Backed by tech veterans, Exfinity is India’s newest startup fund

Here comes yet another new Indian venture capital fund. V Balakrishnan, the CFO of Indian IT firm Infosys, has announced his resignation fro...

  • December 23, 2013
  • at 11:29 am
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Deepak Jeevan Kumar

Singaporean VC in Silicon Valley: Interest in Southeast Asia is slowly growing

As an uber-geek who was involved in designing some of the world’s largest supercomputers for Sun Microsystems, Deepak Jeevan Kumar was...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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This New VC Has $3.5 Million to Invest, Dares Indonesian Startups to Meet Them

This New VC Has $3.5 Million to Invest, Dares Indonesian Startups to Meet Them

In-House Venture Capital is a newly-launched fund that invests in Indonesian startups. The total size of In-House’s fund is $3.5 million f...

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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Asia ecommerce stats 2013

Asian E-Commerce Sites Net $6.9 Billion in Investment in Past 3 Years, But Exits Still Tiny [STATS]

Asian e-commerce companies have attracted $6.9 billion across 383 deals – through funding, acquisitions, and IPOs – from 2010 to...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 10:35 am
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Ardent Capital funding

Ardent Capital Gets Funding for More Startup Investments and to Strengthen Ardent Labs

Thailand-based entrepreneurial group Ardent Capital has wrapped up its first round of external funding. No funding amount has been revealed,...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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B Dash Ventures preparing new fund, will triple size to $60 million

Hiroyuki Watanabe found enough success with the first B Dash Ventures fund that he is trying triple the size of the new one according to rep...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Japan’s Netprice.com to rebrand as BEENOS – pivots to venture capital with “Inception Program”

Japan’s BEENOS creates “Inception” program - requires 70% equity to join. Idea created by Open Network Lab co-founder Hiro Maeda.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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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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Money starup funding

How to get funded? Here are 7 tips from top startup founders in Thailand

If you’re a startup and not already generating a profit, getting funded is definitely one of the main goals for your business, especially ...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 2:02 pm
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New Persistent Venture Fund emerges in India, has already invested in a promising iPad app startup

New Persistent Venture Fund emerges in India, has already invested in a promising iPad app startup

Big and established tech companies have been setting up investment or venture arms of late, making for a very promising trend for startup ec...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 10:18 pm
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Capital On Stage founder: Great entrepreneurs expect to be funded by great investors

Raising funds from the right investors is important because they will become a part of the company where you’ve put much sweat and tears. ...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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China ecommerce

China Leads Asia in VC Investments in E-Commerce; Sadly Acquisitions Are a Rare Sight [STATS]

Earlier today we looked at a report that has counted up $6.9 billion in investments among Asian e-commerce sites from 2010 to the present da...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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What Happens If Entrepreneurs Dream Big, But Investors Have No Balls?

What Happens If Entrepreneurs Dream Big, But Investors Have No Balls?

Every entrepreneur in Asia is looking enviously at Singapore and its government as they pump millions and millions of dollars into new tech ...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Rebright Partners: Our New Fund Can Grow the Southeast Asian Market

Rebright Partners, a Japan-based incubator and one of the parties behind Indonesian VC firm Batavia Incubator has recently launched its new ...

  • May 10, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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