Sep 29, 2020
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Cision

Busbud Raises $15 Million Series C for Worldwide Expansion of Intercity Bus Travel Marketplace Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide, announced the close of a US$11.5M Series C equity funding. This latest round brings total fundraising to date to US$30M.
Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 14, 2020
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Times of San Diego

Sun Genomics Raises $9.25 Million to Develop Precision Probiotics

Gut health startup Sun Genomics, which is developing a series of direct-to-the-consumer probiotics based on whole genome sequencing, has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures, with investments from Orion Fund, managed by K3 Ventures.
Gut health startup Sun Genomics has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 7, 2020
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The Business Times

Equity management platform Qapita raises US$1.8m in seed round led by Vulcan Capital

Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). The platform can be accessed by different stakeholders such as investors, founders and employees, based on appropriate access levels ...
Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans ...
View ARTICLE
Jul 23, 2020
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Food Dive

Redefine Meat wants to disrupt meat industry with 3D printed Alt-Steak

The Israeli company plans to test its plant-based alternative, which founder and CEO Eshchar Ben-Shitrit says looks, cooks and tastes like the real thing, in some restaurants this year.
The Israeli company plans to test its plant-based alternative in some restaurants this year.
View ARTICLE
Jul 21, 2020
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Bloomberg

Former Israeli Spy’s Startup Gets Funding to Upend Asia Farming

Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology investment fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings ...
Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek ...
View ARTICLE
Jun 12, 2020
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BLOOMBERG

Palantir to File IPO in Weeks For Possible Fall Debut

Palantir Technologies Inc., the secretive big-data firm, plans to file to go public in the coming weeks and could start trading as early as the fall, according to people familiar with the matter ...
Palantir Technologies Inc., the secretive big-data firm, plans to file to go public in the coming weeks and could start trading as early as the...
View ARTICLE
Jun 11, 2020
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Bloomberg

Planet Labs' Satellites Circling the Earth Provide New Perspective on Change

This year has brought immense change, much of it immortalized in high-resolution images from space ...
This year has brought immense change, much of it immortalized in high-resolution images from space.
View ARTICLE
Jun 9, 2020
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CISION PR WEB

MPOWER Financing raises $9M to increase educational access for International and DACA students

MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from a consortium of investors including Breega, Potencia Ventures, AI8, Cometa, Zephyr-Peacock, 1776, Fresco Capital, 1994 LLC, and Goal Structured Solutions …
MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from…
View ARTICLE
Jun 4, 2020
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deal street asia

SG’s Quest Ventures leads $2.1m funding in AI platform INTELLLEX

INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital firm Quest Ventures. In a statement, INTELLLEX said the funding round was also participated by Thomson Reuters, Insignia Ventures, K3 Ventures …
INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital ...
View ARTICLE
May 27, 2020
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Bloomberg

ByteDance Hit $3 Billion in Net Profit Last Year

TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. generated more than $3 billion of net profit on over $17 billion in revenue last year, figures that show the world’s most valuable startup is still growing at a brisk rate. K3 Ventures was an early foreign investor into ByteDance.
TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. generated more than $3 billion of net profit on over $17 billion in revenue last year, figures that show the world’s...
View ARTICLE
May 19, 2020
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Tech in Asia

Singapore AI startup Wiz nets $6m in pre-series A round led by GGV Capital

Wiz.ai, a Singapore AI startup that aims to digitize customer engagement, has raised US$6 million in a pre-series A funding round led by GGV Capital. Wavemaker Partners, ZWC Partners, Insignia Ventures, and Orion Fund, which is managed by K3 Ventures, also participated in the round …
Wiz.ai, a Singapore AI startup that aims to digitize customer engagement, has raised US$6 million in a pre-series A funding round led by GGV …
View ARTICLE
May 18, 2020
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CISION PR WEB

Enuma Raises $9 Million in Series B Funding to Become a Global Forerunner of Distance Learning

Education technology company Enuma, best known for its children’s app Todo Math and as a winner of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition, closed its $9 million Series B round financing. Enuma is an education technology company that has drawn attention in the online education market …
Education technology company Enuma, best known for its children’s app Todo Math and as a winner of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition, closed..
View ARTICLE
May 12, 2020
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TECHCRUNCH

Southeast Asian lending platform Validus raises $20 million for its Series B+ round, co-led by K3 Ventures and Vertex Growth Fund

Small- to medium-sized businesses are one of the most important parts of Southeast Asia’s economy, but many have trouble securing growth capital from traditional financial institutions. Validus wants to fix the financing gap with its peer-to-peer lending platform ...
Small- to medium-sized businesses are one of the most important parts of Southeast Asia’s economy, but many have trouble securing growth capital f..
View ARTICLE
Mar 21, 2020
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BLOOMBERG

Hotelier Grandson of Asia’s Sugar King Turns Venture Capitalist

As a 17-year-old trainee bellboy, Kuok Meng Xiong spent a summer opening doors at his family’s Island Shangri-La hotel in Hong Kong. It was here, sweating through back rooms and service corridors, that he started to learn the hard truths of running a business ...
As a 17-year-old trainee bellboy, Kuok Meng Xiong spent a summer opening doors at his family’s Island Shangri-La hotel in Hong Kong. It was here…
View ARTICLE
Mar 14, 2020
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HAITOU GLOBAL

东南亚华人富豪的新生意:投出行,投电商,投年轻人

字节跳动和Grab看起来似乎毫无联系?一个总部在北京,一个总部在新加坡。但是拉出它们的投资人名单后,你会发现它们有好几个共同股东,除了大名鼎鼎的软银,还有鲜为人知的K3 Ventures。K3 Ventures是一家年轻的马来西亚投资公司,但其背后却是马来西亚最富裕的郭氏家族。投资公司由郭孟雄领军,他的爷爷是郭鹤年,号称“马来西亚糖王”,96岁高龄,身价高达184亿美元 …
字节跳动和Grab看起来似乎毫无联系?一个总部在北京,一个总部在新加坡。但是拉出它们的投资人名单后,你会发现它们有好几个共同股东,除了…
View ARTICLE
Mar 4, 2020
|
THE KEN

The tech-first future of SE Asia’s family offices

Two companies. One: China’s ByteDance, the SoftBank-backed parent to short-form video app TikTok, with an eye-watering $78-billion valuation, is the world’s most valuable startup. Two: $12-billion Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab, another SoftBank portfolio company, is Southeast …
Two companies. One: China’s ByteDance, the SoftBank-backed parent to short-form video app TikTok, with an eye-watering $78-billion valuation…
View ARTICLE
Aug 29, 2018
|
E27

Vietnamese logistics startup LOGIVAN raises US$1.75M to expand services, co-led by K3 Ventures, Insignia Ventures Partners and VinaCapital Ventures

Hanoi-based logistics startup LOGIVAN has raised a US$1.75 million Series A round led by Ethos Partners, existing investor Insignia Ventures Partners and Vietnam-based VinaCapital Ventures. The company will use the newly-raised funding to expand ...
Hanoi-based logistics startup LOGIVAN has raised a US$1.75 million Series A round led by Ethos Partners, existing investor Insignia Ventures …
View ARTICLE
Aug 15, 2018
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E27

Cicil raises Series A funding round to help struggling students in Indonesia finance tuition

Cicil, the installment financing platform for Indonesian university students, announced today that it has secured a Series A funding round led by East Ventures and Vertex Ventures, which brings their total funding to over US$5 million ...
Cicil, the installment financing platform for Indonesian university students, announced today that it has secured a Series A funding round ...
View ARTICLE
Jul 12, 2018
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E27

K3 Ventures leads US$1.2M round into Indonesia’s motorcycle buying platform Moladin

Moladin, an e-commerce platform for buying motorcycles in Indonesia, announced today that it has secured US$1.2 million funding from East Ventures, Malaysia-based Berjaya Group and Singapore-based Ethos Partners to expand its team and grow regionally …
Moladin, an e-commerce platform for buying motorcycles in Indonesia, announced today that it has secured US$1.2 million funding from …
View ARTICLE
Apr 5, 2018
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TECHCRUNCH

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome raises $4M

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome has closed a $4 million Series A round. The investment was led by Insignia Ventures, the new firm started by ex-Sequoia venture partner Yinglan Tan. Phillip Private Equity, X Capital Ventures, K3 Venture’s Kuok Meng Xiong, angel investor Koh Boon Hwee …
Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome has closed a $4 million Series A round. The investment was led by Insignia Ventures, the new firm started …
View ARTICLE
Jul 13, 2017
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CNA

Singapore start-up BeMyGuest raises total of S$11.5 million after Series A funding

Online tour-booking platform BeMyGuest on Thursday (Jul 13) announced a total equity funding of S$11.5 million at the close of its Series A round of funding, with Raffles Venture Partners, travel agency Chan Brothers Group, as well as the investment arm of government agency SPRING Singapore ...
Online tour-booking platform BeMyGuest on Thursday (Jul 13) announced a total equity funding of S$11.5 million at the close of its Series A round ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 29, 2020
|
Cision

Busbud Raises $15 Million Series C for Worldwide Expansion of Intercity Bus Travel Marketplace Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide, announced the close of a US$11.5M Series C equity funding. This latest round brings total fundraising to date to US$30M.
Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 14, 2020
|
Times of San Diego

Sun Genomics Raises $9.25 Million to Develop Precision Probiotics

Gut health startup Sun Genomics, which is developing a series of direct-to-the-consumer probiotics based on whole genome sequencing, has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures, with investments from Orion Fund, managed by K3 Ventures.
Gut health startup Sun Genomics has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 7, 2020
|
The Business Times

Equity management platform Qapita raises US$1.8m in seed round led by Vulcan Capital

Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). The platform can be accessed by different stakeholders such as investors, founders and employees, based on appropriate access levels ...
Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans ...
View ARTICLE
Jul 23, 2020
|
Food Dive

Redefine Meat wants to disrupt meat industry with 3D printed Alt-Steak

The Israeli company plans to test its plant-based alternative, which founder and CEO Eshchar Ben-Shitrit says looks, cooks and tastes like the real thing, in some restaurants this year.
The Israeli company plans to test its plant-based alternative in some restaurants this year.
View ARTICLE
Jul 21, 2020
|
Bloomberg

Former Israeli Spy’s Startup Gets Funding to Upend Asia Farming

Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology investment fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings ...
Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek ...
View ARTICLE
Jun 12, 2020
|
BLOOMBERG

Palantir to File IPO in Weeks For Possible Fall Debut

Palantir Technologies Inc., the secretive big-data firm, plans to file to go public in the coming weeks and could start trading as early as the fall, according to people familiar with the matter ...
Palantir Technologies Inc., the secretive big-data firm, plans to file to go public in the coming weeks and could start trading as early as the...
View ARTICLE
Jun 11, 2020
|
Bloomberg

Planet Labs' Satellites Circling the Earth Provide New Perspective on Change

This year has brought immense change, much of it immortalized in high-resolution images from space ...
This year has brought immense change, much of it immortalized in high-resolution images from space.
View ARTICLE
Jun 9, 2020
|
CISION PR WEB

MPOWER Financing raises $9M to increase educational access for International and DACA students

MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from a consortium of investors including Breega, Potencia Ventures, AI8, Cometa, Zephyr-Peacock, 1776, Fresco Capital, 1994 LLC, and Goal Structured Solutions …
MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from…
View ARTICLE
Jun 4, 2020
|
deal street asia

SG’s Quest Ventures leads $2.1m funding in AI platform INTELLLEX

INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital firm Quest Ventures. In a statement, INTELLLEX said the funding round was also participated by Thomson Reuters, Insignia Ventures, K3 Ventures …
INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital ...
View ARTICLE
May 27, 2020
|
Bloomberg

ByteDance Hit $3 Billion in Net Profit Last Year

TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. generated more than $3 billion of net profit on over $17 billion in revenue last year, figures that show the world’s most valuable startup is still growing at a brisk rate. K3 Ventures was an early foreign investor into ByteDance.
TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. generated more than $3 billion of net profit on over $17 billion in revenue last year, figures that show the world’s...
View ARTICLE
May 19, 2020
|
Tech in Asia

Singapore AI startup Wiz nets $6m in pre-series A round led by GGV Capital

Wiz.ai, a Singapore AI startup that aims to digitize customer engagement, has raised US$6 million in a pre-series A funding round led by GGV Capital. Wavemaker Partners, ZWC Partners, Insignia Ventures, and Orion Fund, which is managed by K3 Ventures, also participated in the round …
Wiz.ai, a Singapore AI startup that aims to digitize customer engagement, has raised US$6 million in a pre-series A funding round led by GGV …
View ARTICLE
May 18, 2020
|
CISION PR WEB

Enuma Raises $9 Million in Series B Funding to Become a Global Forerunner of Distance Learning

Education technology company Enuma, best known for its children’s app Todo Math and as a winner of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition, closed its $9 million Series B round financing. Enuma is an education technology company that has drawn attention in the online education market …
Education technology company Enuma, best known for its children’s app Todo Math and as a winner of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition, closed..
View ARTICLE
May 12, 2020
|
TECHCRUNCH

Southeast Asian lending platform Validus raises $20 million for its Series B+ round, co-led by K3 Ventures and Vertex Growth Fund

Small- to medium-sized businesses are one of the most important parts of Southeast Asia’s economy, but many have trouble securing growth capital from traditional financial institutions. Validus wants to fix the financing gap with its peer-to-peer lending platform ...
Small- to medium-sized businesses are one of the most important parts of Southeast Asia’s economy, but many have trouble securing growth capital f..
View ARTICLE
Aug 29, 2018
|
E27

Vietnamese logistics startup LOGIVAN raises US$1.75M to expand services, co-led by K3 Ventures, Insignia Ventures Partners and VinaCapital Ventures

Hanoi-based logistics startup LOGIVAN has raised a US$1.75 million Series A round led by Ethos Partners, existing investor Insignia Ventures Partners and Vietnam-based VinaCapital Ventures. The company will use the newly-raised funding to expand ...
Hanoi-based logistics startup LOGIVAN has raised a US$1.75 million Series A round led by Ethos Partners, existing investor Insignia Ventures …
View ARTICLE
Aug 15, 2018
|
E27

Cicil raises Series A funding round to help struggling students in Indonesia finance tuition

Cicil, the installment financing platform for Indonesian university students, announced today that it has secured a Series A funding round led by East Ventures and Vertex Ventures, which brings their total funding to over US$5 million ...
Cicil, the installment financing platform for Indonesian university students, announced today that it has secured a Series A funding round ...
View ARTICLE
Jul 12, 2018
|
E27

K3 Ventures leads US$1.2M round into Indonesia’s motorcycle buying platform Moladin

Moladin, an e-commerce platform for buying motorcycles in Indonesia, announced today that it has secured US$1.2 million funding from East Ventures, Malaysia-based Berjaya Group and Singapore-based Ethos Partners to expand its team and grow regionally …
Moladin, an e-commerce platform for buying motorcycles in Indonesia, announced today that it has secured US$1.2 million funding from …
View ARTICLE
Apr 5, 2018
|
TECHCRUNCH

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome raises $4M

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome has closed a $4 million Series A round. The investment was led by Insignia Ventures, the new firm started by ex-Sequoia venture partner Yinglan Tan. Phillip Private Equity, X Capital Ventures, K3 Venture’s Kuok Meng Xiong, angel investor Koh Boon Hwee …
Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome has closed a $4 million Series A round. The investment was led by Insignia Ventures, the new firm started …
View ARTICLE
Jul 13, 2017
|
CNA

Singapore start-up BeMyGuest raises total of S$11.5 million after Series A funding

Online tour-booking platform BeMyGuest on Thursday (Jul 13) announced a total equity funding of S$11.5 million at the close of its Series A round of funding, with Raffles Venture Partners, travel agency Chan Brothers Group, as well as the investment arm of government agency SPRING Singapore ...
Online tour-booking platform BeMyGuest on Thursday (Jul 13) announced a total equity funding of S$11.5 million at the close of its Series A round ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 29, 2020
|
Cision

Busbud Raises $15 Million Series C for Worldwide Expansion of Intercity Bus Travel Marketplace Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide, announced the close of a US$11.5M Series C equity funding. This latest round brings total fundraising to date to US$30M.
Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 14, 2020
|
Times of San Diego

Sun Genomics Raises $9.25 Million to Develop Precision Probiotics

Gut health startup Sun Genomics, which is developing a series of direct-to-the-consumer probiotics based on whole genome sequencing, has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures, with investments from Orion Fund, managed by K3 Ventures.
Gut health startup Sun Genomics has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 7, 2020
|
The Business Times

Equity management platform Qapita raises US$1.8m in seed round led by Vulcan Capital

Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). The platform can be accessed by different stakeholders such as investors, founders and employees, based on appropriate access levels ...
Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans ...
View ARTICLE
Jul 21, 2020
|
Bloomberg

Former Israeli Spy’s Startup Gets Funding to Upend Asia Farming

Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology investment fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings ...
Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek ...
View ARTICLE
Jun 9, 2020
|
CISION PR WEB

MPOWER Financing raises $9M to increase educational access for International and DACA students

MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from a consortium of investors including Breega, Potencia Ventures, AI8, Cometa, Zephyr-Peacock, 1776, Fresco Capital, 1994 LLC, and Goal Structured Solutions …
MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from…
View ARTICLE
Jun 4, 2020
|
deal street asia

SG’s Quest Ventures leads $2.1m funding in AI platform INTELLLEX

INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital firm Quest Ventures. In a statement, INTELLLEX said the funding round was also participated by Thomson Reuters, Insignia Ventures, K3 Ventures …
INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital ...
View ARTICLE
May 19, 2020
|
Tech in Asia

Singapore AI startup Wiz nets $6m in pre-series A round led by GGV Capital

Wiz.ai, a Singapore AI startup that aims to digitize customer engagement, has raised US$6 million in a pre-series A funding round led by GGV Capital. Wavemaker Partners, ZWC Partners, Insignia Ventures, and Orion Fund, which is managed by K3 Ventures, also participated in the round …
Wiz.ai, a Singapore AI startup that aims to digitize customer engagement, has raised US$6 million in a pre-series A funding round led by GGV …
View ARTICLE
May 12, 2020
|
TECHCRUNCH

Southeast Asian lending platform Validus raises $20 million for its Series B+ round, co-led by K3 Ventures and Vertex Growth Fund

Small- to medium-sized businesses are one of the most important parts of Southeast Asia’s economy, but many have trouble securing growth capital from traditional financial institutions. Validus wants to fix the financing gap with its peer-to-peer lending platform ...
Small- to medium-sized businesses are one of the most important parts of Southeast Asia’s economy, but many have trouble securing growth capital f..
View ARTICLE
Mar 21, 2020
|
BLOOMBERG

Hotelier Grandson of Asia’s Sugar King Turns Venture Capitalist

As a 17-year-old trainee bellboy, Kuok Meng Xiong spent a summer opening doors at his family’s Island Shangri-La hotel in Hong Kong. It was here, sweating through back rooms and service corridors, that he started to learn the hard truths of running a business ...
As a 17-year-old trainee bellboy, Kuok Meng Xiong spent a summer opening doors at his family’s Island Shangri-La hotel in Hong Kong. It was here…
View ARTICLE
Mar 14, 2020
|
HAITOU GLOBAL

东南亚华人富豪的新生意:投出行,投电商,投年轻人

字节跳动和Grab看起来似乎毫无联系?一个总部在北京,一个总部在新加坡。但是拉出它们的投资人名单后,你会发现它们有好几个共同股东,除了大名鼎鼎的软银,还有鲜为人知的K3 Ventures。K3 Ventures是一家年轻的马来西亚投资公司,但其背后却是马来西亚最富裕的郭氏家族。投资公司由郭孟雄领军,他的爷爷是郭鹤年,号称“马来西亚糖王”,96岁高龄,身价高达184亿美元 …
字节跳动和Grab看起来似乎毫无联系?一个总部在北京,一个总部在新加坡。但是拉出它们的投资人名单后,你会发现它们有好几个共同股东,除了…
View ARTICLE
Mar 4, 2020
|
THE KEN

The tech-first future of SE Asia’s family offices

Two companies. One: China’s ByteDance, the SoftBank-backed parent to short-form video app TikTok, with an eye-watering $78-billion valuation, is the world’s most valuable startup. Two: $12-billion Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab, another SoftBank portfolio company, is Southeast …
Two companies. One: China’s ByteDance, the SoftBank-backed parent to short-form video app TikTok, with an eye-watering $78-billion valuation…
View ARTICLE
Aug 29, 2018
|
E27

Vietnamese logistics startup LOGIVAN raises US$1.75M to expand services, co-led by K3 Ventures, Insignia Ventures Partners and VinaCapital Ventures

Hanoi-based logistics startup LOGIVAN has raised a US$1.75 million Series A round led by Ethos Partners, existing investor Insignia Ventures Partners and Vietnam-based VinaCapital Ventures. The company will use the newly-raised funding to expand ...
Hanoi-based logistics startup LOGIVAN has raised a US$1.75 million Series A round led by Ethos Partners, existing investor Insignia Ventures …
View ARTICLE
Aug 15, 2018
|
E27

Cicil raises Series A funding round to help struggling students in Indonesia finance tuition

Cicil, the installment financing platform for Indonesian university students, announced today that it has secured a Series A funding round led by East Ventures and Vertex Ventures, which brings their total funding to over US$5 million ...
Cicil, the installment financing platform for Indonesian university students, announced today that it has secured a Series A funding round ...
View ARTICLE
Jul 12, 2018
|
E27

K3 Ventures leads US$1.2M round into Indonesia’s motorcycle buying platform Moladin

Moladin, an e-commerce platform for buying motorcycles in Indonesia, announced today that it has secured US$1.2 million funding from East Ventures, Malaysia-based Berjaya Group and Singapore-based Ethos Partners to expand its team and grow regionally …
Moladin, an e-commerce platform for buying motorcycles in Indonesia, announced today that it has secured US$1.2 million funding from …
View ARTICLE
Apr 5, 2018
|
TECHCRUNCH

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome raises $4M

Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome has closed a $4 million Series A round. The investment was led by Insignia Ventures, the new firm started by ex-Sequoia venture partner Yinglan Tan. Phillip Private Equity, X Capital Ventures, K3 Venture’s Kuok Meng Xiong, angel investor Koh Boon Hwee …
Singapore-based smart lock maker Igloohome has closed a $4 million Series A round. The investment was led by Insignia Ventures, the new firm started …
View ARTICLE
Jul 13, 2017
|
CNA

Singapore start-up BeMyGuest raises total of S$11.5 million after Series A funding

Online tour-booking platform BeMyGuest on Thursday (Jul 13) announced a total equity funding of S$11.5 million at the close of its Series A round of funding, with Raffles Venture Partners, travel agency Chan Brothers Group, as well as the investment arm of government agency SPRING Singapore ...
Online tour-booking platform BeMyGuest on Thursday (Jul 13) announced a total equity funding of S$11.5 million at the close of its Series A round ...
View ARTICLE
Sep 29, 2020
|
Cision

Busbud Raises $15 Million Series C for Worldwide Expansion of Intercity Bus Travel Marketplace Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide, announced the close of a US$11.5M Series C equity funding. This latest round brings total fundraising to date to US$30M.
Busbud, the online marketplace that enables global travelers to shop for and book intercity bus tickets on over 2.3 million bus routes worldwide ...
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Sep 14, 2020
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Times of San Diego

Sun Genomics Raises $9.25 Million to Develop Precision Probiotics

Gut health startup Sun Genomics, which is developing a series of direct-to-the-consumer probiotics based on whole genome sequencing, has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures, with investments from Orion Fund, managed by K3 Ventures.
Gut health startup Sun Genomics has announced the final close of $9.25 million Series A fundraising. The round was led by Pangaea Ventures ...
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Sep 7, 2020
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The Business Times

Equity management platform Qapita raises US$1.8m in seed round led by Vulcan Capital

Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). The platform can be accessed by different stakeholders such as investors, founders and employees, based on appropriate access levels ...
Through the Qapita platform, fast-growth private companies and startups can record and manage equity ownership and employee stock ownership plans ...
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Jul 23, 2020
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Food Dive

Redefine Meat wants to disrupt meat industry with 3D printed Alt-Steak

The Israeli company plans to test its plant-based alternative, which founder and CEO Eshchar Ben-Shitrit says looks, cooks and tastes like the real thing, in some restaurants this year.
The Israeli company plans to test its plant-based alternative in some restaurants this year.
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Jul 21, 2020
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Bloomberg

Former Israeli Spy’s Startup Gets Funding to Upend Asia Farming

Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology investment fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek Holdings ...
Taranis raises $30 million from investors led by Kuok Group’s Orion Fund and Vertex Growth, a technology fund backed by Singapore’s Temasek ...
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Jun 12, 2020
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BLOOMBERG

Palantir to File IPO in Weeks For Possible Fall Debut

Palantir Technologies Inc., the secretive big-data firm, plans to file to go public in the coming weeks and could start trading as early as the fall, according to people familiar with the matter ...
Palantir Technologies Inc., the secretive big-data firm, plans to file to go public in the coming weeks and could start trading as early as the...
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Jun 11, 2020
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Bloomberg

Planet Labs' Satellites Circling the Earth Provide New Perspective on Change

This year has brought immense change, much of it immortalized in high-resolution images from space ...
This year has brought immense change, much of it immortalized in high-resolution images from space.
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Jun 9, 2020
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CISION PR WEB

MPOWER Financing raises $9M to increase educational access for International and DACA students

MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from a consortium of investors including Breega, Potencia Ventures, AI8, Cometa, Zephyr-Peacock, 1776, Fresco Capital, 1994 LLC, and Goal Structured Solutions …
MPOWER Financing, an innovative fintech platform for educational loans to high-promise international and DACA students, recently raised $9M from…
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Jun 4, 2020
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deal street asia

SG’s Quest Ventures leads $2.1m funding in AI platform INTELLLEX

INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital firm Quest Ventures. In a statement, INTELLLEX said the funding round was also participated by Thomson Reuters, Insignia Ventures, K3 Ventures …
INTELLLEX, a Singapore-based legal AI knowledge management platform, has raised $2.1 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital ...
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May 27, 2020
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Bloomberg

ByteDance Hit $3 Billion in Net Profit Last Year

TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. generated more than $3 billion of net profit on over $17 billion in revenue last year, figures that show the world’s most valuable startup is still growing at a brisk rate. K3 Ventures was an early foreign investor into ByteDance.
TikTok’s parent ByteDance Ltd. generated more than $3 billion of net profit on over $17 billion in revenue last year, figures that show the world’s...
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