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Investments

Eatigo books fresh funding as TripAdvisor doubles down on investment

Eatigo CEO Michael Cluzel at Tech in Asia Singapore 2015 / Photo credit: Tech in Asia Given the proliferation of online food-delivery options in Asian cities, it’s easy to assume that the restaurant and cafe industry is in prime health. But according to Bangkok-based startup Eatigo, the food-delivery...

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4 keen investors not to miss at TIA Tokyo 2018’s Speed Dating

Attracting investors can be a huge hurdle for many startups, and having to network extensively and pitch to investors is no easy feat. Here’s when Tech in Asia Tokyo 2018’s Startup-Investor Speed Dating segment comes in handy. Over 50 willing investors will be gathered under one...

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Alibaba’s Cainiao joins $250m mega-round for GoGoVan

Photo credit: GoGoVan Last-mile delivery startup GoGoVan has hauled in an investment of US$250 million, marking the “first phase” in what could prove to be the largest funding round for a logistics startup in Asia. Beijing-based private equity firm InnoVision Capital led the round, with participation from Russia-China...

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Ex-Lazada vets started a lending company for SMEs. Over 100 clients later, they raised $9m

The co-founders of Aspire / Photo credit: Aspire The lending woes of small and medium-sized enterprises have been a focus for many startups. A 2017 collaborative study published last year found that more than US$245 billion worth of financing was disbursed by alternative lending platforms in...

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Meet these 5 global investors at TIA Tokyo 2018’s Speed Dating

  In less than three months, Japan will play host to Tech in Asia Tokyo 2018, happening on September 20 and 21. With the abundance of interesting startups to meet and insightful sessions by industry experts to catch, squeezing in meetings with a potential investor can be...

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Here are the 5 most well-funded proptech startups in Asia

Photo credit: Pixabay Additional reporting by Nathaniel Fetalvero Real estate might be the largest asset class in the world, but as an industry, it’s also known to be traditional and slow-moving. But thanks to the rise of proptech startups, market gaps and inefficiencies are being solved. Investors have...

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This startup uses space-age tech to lower costs for fish farmers, and it just got funded

The Umitron team / Photo credit: Umitron Internet-of-Things (IoT) and data analytics startup Umitron is up to some fishy business. Based in Singapore and Japan, the young company helps fish farms optimize their feeding practices through data and AI, helping them lower their costs and prevent...

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Financial digital advisory startup nets $10m to set up office in Singapore

Quantifeed’s management team / Photo credit: Quantifeed As banks and financial institutions increasingly embrace digital tools, funds are flowing into startups that make and operate such technology. Hong Kong-based Quantifeed is the latest example of that, bagging US$10 million for its series B round. The round was...

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Grab to raise $1b from Toyota as part of new funding round

Photo credit: Grab Grab announced today that it is receiving US$1 billion in fresh investment from Toyota as part of an ongoing funding round led by the Japanese auto giant. The Singapore-based company said the funding will help it “create a more efficient transport network that will...

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Sea is looking to boost war chest with $400m capital raise

Sea listed on NYSE / Photo credit: NYSE More fundraising is on the horizon from Singapore-headquartered internet and gaming firm Sea, as the company announced today a a plan to offer US$400 million in convertible notes. Tencent, Sea’s largest shareholder, is expected to buy up to US$50...

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