Investment

Singapore private university, SIM to invest US$35.1 million to support entrepreneurs in Platform E

Singapore private university, SIM has a new initiative where it is investing US$35.1 million in a multi-pronged approach to encourage the building of new startups - in both an entrepreneurship programme, Platform E and funding startups at their pre-seed or seed stage.

NetEase, one of China’s biggest game companies is expanding into the Pork business

On a weekend late in November, NetEase, a technology firm providing online services made more than US$75, 000 by selling just three items - Jeju Black Pigs.

Bengaluru-based foodtech startup, Mr. Hot Foods raises seed funding via the IvyCamp platform

Bengaluru-based foodtech startup Mr. Hot Foods has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round led by IvyCamp Ventures.

Malaysian Cradle Adds 6 New Partners And USD 3.26 Million To Fund Local Tech...

Malaysian Cradle held a press conference on Monday, announcing the addition of six new partners in their co-investment scheme as well as the reduction of funds allocated for 2017, from MYR 30 million to MYR 22 million.

Singapore Jungle Ventures Closes Second Funding Round With US$100 Million

Singapore-based investment firm Jungle Ventures has announced the closing of its second round fund which has reached US$100 million. The round was participated by Temasek Holdings, International Finance Corporation, among some.

Philippines To Have Its Own Shark Tank Style Funding Show – I’m In

The Philippines own "Shark Tank" concept funding show - I'm In is going to connect crowdfunding and venture funding on a TV show, to find the upcoming investment-ready startup.

China’s HTC Places US$1.5 Billion Investment Fund In Research Center For Virtual Reality

HTC Corp recently signed a strategic partnership with Shenzhen municipal government in China, creating a RMB10 billion (about US$1.5 billion) investment fund, and a research center to boost virtual reality developments.

Huawei Invest US$1 Million Into New AI Research Partnership With UC Berkeley

An industry and academia partnership is forged, as Huawei partners up with UC Berkeley to advance AI technology.

KWAP Invests RM124mil In Uber

Uber, a non-traditional asset, has just seen the investment of RM124mil by KWAP, Kuala Lumpur’s second largest pension fund. Following in the footsteps of Khazanah Nasional’s investment in tech start-ups seems to be the fuel behind Retirement Fund, Inc. (KWAP) investment of $30 million (U.S.) into the modern car-hailing Uber app. The recent round of […]

Sapphire Ventures Secures $1 Billion to Invest

Palo Alto based Sapphire Ventures, owned by SAP, secures $1 Billion to invest in a new $700 Million growth fund and a $300 Million tech fund. Following on the heels of a large group of venture groups – including Lightspeed Ventures Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Founders Fund, and Andreessen Horowitz – Sapphire Ventures […]
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