With the fresh funds, the startups plans to expand to 12 cities in the US by the end of the year.
Blisby has seen some incredible traction in past months, and so getting a stellar line-up of investors onboard was a piece of cake.
Tees.co.id, an Indonesian marketplace that sells artwork on T-shirts and other products closed a round of seed funding from 500 Startups, 8Capita, and angels.
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The round was led by Singapore-based venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures. Existing investor 500 Startups also participated.
At the Asia Leader's Summit in Singapore, a group of venture capitalists gathered to talk about the nature of partnerships in Asia.
500 Startups claims to be the first major accelerator and seed stage investor from Silicon Valley to set up shop in South Korea.
Additionally, McClure gave pointers on how to build a startup, invest wisely, and build a startup ecosystem.
It has been a year since the 500 Startups Japan office closed, but Dave McClure thinks it might be time to change that.
“As of today, we’re averaging between 120 to 150 job requests a day, with a total of close to 4,000,” says co-founder Jeffri Cheong.
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The Hong Kong-based team will use the investment to expand into Southeast Asia.
The site claims to be the first and largest of its kind in Indonesia, as it welcomes 500 Startups, Fenox Venture Capital, and Skystar Ventures on board.
With Andy OS you can run all your favorite mobile apps like WhatsApp, Viber, or Instagram seamlessly across devices. DeNA and China Rocks are its backers along with the mobile fund of 500 Startups.
CreoPop is believed to be the first to develop a pen-shaped 3D printer with resin ink. The funding will help it tide through any manufacturing setbacks.
Jay Winder came from Australia with no degree and unable to speak Japanese. Now, his startup is on the rise and funded by Naval Ravikant and Dave McClure.
Shakr, the first South Korean venture to land investment from 500 Startups, plans to open a new office in Tokyo before the end of the first quarter.
CEO Kendrick Wong tells Tech in Asia that the speedy closing of the round, which took just a month, was not by chance.