Kristal.AI, an artificial intelligence-powered investing platform startup based in Singapore, announced recently the raising of a US$6 million Series A financing round that was led by Chiratae Ventures – formerly known as IDG Ventures India – a leading technology venture capital fund in India with a focus on fintech, healthtech…Continue Reading

Singapore-based TurtleTree Labs, a biotech startup that aims to disrupt the multi-billion dollar dairy industry by recreating real, full milk via the latest advancements in biotechnology, has secured an undisclosed sum of funding from its pre-seed funding round. The financing round was led by Lever VC, a United States-Hong Kong…Continue Reading

StoreHub, a Kuala Lumpur-headquartered tech platform that provides a powerful Point of Sale (POS) system for businesses, has secured US$8.9 million in its latest Series A+ financing round, which was led by Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia & India, a leading venture capital firm with a focus on Southeast Asia’s high…Continue Reading

Waresix, an Indonesia-based logistics solutions startup that provides a comprehensive platform for connecting businesses to logistics companies, recently announced that it has raised an additional US$11 million in funds as an extension to its Series A funding round. The fresh funds were acquired from its existing investors Jungle Ventures, a…Continue Reading

Homage, a Singapore-based startup that provides a platform for facilitating the connection of elderly senior citizens to caregiving healthcare professionals, recently announced that it has secured an undisclosed sum from its EV Growth-led Series B financing round, though the sum is understood to be double-digit millions. Aside from EV Growth,…Continue Reading

Lightnet, a blockchain technology fintech startup based in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok, had recently secured US$32 million in a Series A funding round led by UOB Venture Management, which is the private equity unit of United Overseas Bank (UOB). The Series A funding round, which is one of Southeast Asia’s…Continue Reading

SVARA, an Indonesia-based radio broadcasting and digital audio platform startup, recently announced that it had successfully raised an undisclosed sum from UMG Idealab, a Myanmar-headquartered tech startup incubator, for its pre-series A funding round. The newly-acquired funds will enable the radio broadcasting platform startup to further expand its business and…Continue Reading

UMG Idealab, the venture builder and venture capital firm established by Kiwi Aliwarga, founder and executive chairman of Myanmar-based UMG Group of companies, recently announced that it had funded approximately 60 promising startups in Southeast Asia. Half of the funding went to Indonesian startups, with the rest spread across startups…Continue Reading