After Becoming M’sia’s 1st ECF Exit, Skolafund’s CEO Reveals Plan To Merge Platforms
Skolafund is a digital platform for crowdfunding higher education scholarships. On October 9, it was announced as Malaysia's first ECF exit.
99.co Acquires iProperty.com.sg, Gains US$8M Investment From Its Parent Company REA Group
99.co CEO Darius Cheung says the deal instantly makes them the market leader in Indonesia, and puts them well on the way there in Singapore.
S’pore Coliving Firm Hmlet Goes To Japan – To Invest US$25M In 3 Years, Grow To 10,000 Rooms
An investment of US$25 million will go into funding co-living firm Hmlet's Japan expansion. Expansion plans to Osaka and Nagoya are also in the pipeline.
PropertyGuru To Launch IPO In Australia, Set To Raise Around S$338M
PropertyGuru plans to use some of the IPO proceeds to expand into an online mortgage marketplace and developing data offerings.
S’pore Co-Living Firm COVE Uses AI To Help You Find The Best Flatmate – Raises US$2M Funding
COVE's co-living properties all come fully-furnished with "super fast wifi, weekly cleaning and all taxes and utilities in one all-inclusive monthly price".
Striking A Chord – These S’poreans Made A Music Theory Card Game That Got Funded In 75 Mins
3 Singapore millennials created a music theory card game called, Lord of the Chords. They hit their Kickstarter goal in just 75 minutes.
S’pore-Based AI And Big Data Firm ADVANCE.AI Raises US$80M To Expand Regionally
Singapore-based artificial intelligence and big data firm ADVANCE.AI has just raised US$80 million (S$110.2 million) in Series C funding.
Food Delivery Startup That Simplifies M’sian Workers’ Lunch Dilemmas Raises RM418k In Funds
SmartBite, an AI-powered food delivery service for corporates has raised over RM418k through pitchIN. The funds will be used for a catering solution.
Gushcloud Raises US$11M Funding To Fuel Global Expansion
Singapore-based talent agency Gushcloud looks to expand its digital influencer representation in US, China and other new markets.
S’pore ChemTech Startup Raised US$2.5M In Seed Funding, Plans To Reduce 100M Tonnes Of CO2
Singapore-based Seppure develops chemical technology that will help global industries minimise energy used in chemical separation processes.
S’pore Food Incubator Opens 6-Storey Hub In Jurong – Features R&D Labs, Coworking Spaces
Innovate360, a food startup incubator backed by the Singapore government, has opened its 6-storey hub in Jurong. Features co-working spaces and R&D labs.
S’pore-Based VC Fund Vertex Growth Raises US$290M – To Invest US$15M Each In Global Startups
The firm will invest about US$10 million to US$15 million in each startup, typically in the third and fourth round of funding.