MFS Africa, Africa’s digital payments network, announced it has secured an additional $100 million in equity and debt funding led by Admaius Capital Partners, taking the total amount raised in the series to $200 million.
Golden Gate Ventures announces first Entrepreneur in Residence, deepens portfolio growth strategy for 1.5 - 2nd generation founders
Golden Gate Ventures, a venture capital fund in Southeast Asia founded by Silicon Valley natives, announced its first Entrepreneur in Residence, Tiago Costa Alves.
SeaX Ventures (Southeast Asia Exponential Ventures), announced the close of its second fund to help accelerate the growth of global startups throughout Southeast Asia.
M2P Fintech, Asia's financial Infrastructure company, announced a $56 million Series C1 raise led by New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners with participation from MUFG Innovation Partners.
SaaS Management Platform Zluri has raised $10 million in a Series A round of funding led by MassMutual Ventures with participation from existing investors, Endiya Partners and Kalaari Capital.
Singapore-based healthtech startup Smarter Health raises $5.5 million SGD to expand to Southeast Asia
Smarter Health has announced that it has secured 5.15 million SGD in Series A funding led by East Ventures. The funds will be used primarily for product development and market expansion in Southeast Asia.
Renewable energy startup Enexor selected for Plug and Play Energy and Sustainability Accelerator to drive bioenergy agenda across Asia
Plug and Play’s Energy and Sustainability Accelerator is a 3-month program sponsored by the Plug and Play Tech Center (“Plug and Play”), the world’s largest early-stage investor, accelerator.
Indonesia's Hypefast emerges from stealth mode as the largest house of e-Commerce native brands in Southeast Asia
Hypefast, Southeast Asia's (SEA) largest house of e-Commerce native brands, announced it has grown its portfolio to more than 25 brands and has been achieving full profitability.
Indian edtech startup ConveGenius AI has raised $5 million in Venture Capital funding to grow its conversational AI platform in India and South-East Asian markets.
South African fintech startup Ukheshe Technologies announced it will be expanding its footprint into the Asia-Pacific region as it introduces innovative digital-first payment solutions.
The MoU will leverage on programs run by the two organizations. These include the E4Impact Accelerator Program, the Afro-Asia Fintech Festival and the Annual Hackathon hosted by CBK and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Thomson X inks partnership with Singapore healthtech startup Plano, set sights on managing Myopia in Asia
Thomson X (TX), announced a strategic partnership with Plano, a Singapore-based healthtech startup, to leverage on the respective strengths of TX and Plano, to address and manage the rapidly increasing incidence of myopia.
Planswell, the Toronto-based startup delivering free financial plans in about three minutes at Planswell.com, is preparing for expansion to Latin America and Asia by filling key executive positions.
Zeek, the Southeast Asia-focused logistics technology startup, announced has secured approximately $10 million in Series Pre-A financing from regional strategic investors and investment funds.
Former Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust announced the launch of Sonic Capital, Asia's first venture capital and impact investment fund to be tokenized on the blockchain.
ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence company, has announced it acquired Pericom Singapore, part of the Pericom Group, a solution provider based in Singapore.
MessageBird, the world’s omnichannel cloud communications platform, has announced the closing of a new $200M Series C round led by Silicon Valley’s Spark Capital at a $3 billion valuation.
Ten fintech companies have been selected for the seventh annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a mentorship program created by Accenture.
Asian e-grocer in the United States, Weee!, has announced $35 million in Series C financing led by DST Global; bringing the total capital raised to over $100 million.
The founder of Baby Grubz Nigeria, Oluwaseun Sangoleye, led Africa in winning this year’s 2020 SUN Pitch Competition.
Twelve African entrepreneurs are among 21 finalists in this year’s SUN Pitch Competition where entrepreneurs will pitch their innovative business ideas to address malnutrition.
Following the success of its previous global calls for startups, Go Ignite, an alliance of four leading global telcos, has launched Go Ignite: 5G Open Call for Startups to engage startups or venture capital-backed companies.
MedTech Innovator in partnership with Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) have announced the 20 companies selected to participate in the organization’s Asia Pacific Accelerator program.