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.
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 has raised an undisclosed amount in a seed funding round led by IvyCamp Ventures.
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-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.
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.
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.
An industry and academia partnership is forged, as Huawei partners up with UC Berkeley to advance AI technology.
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 […]
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 […]