Singapore-based mobility ecosystem startup MVL, the company that created the blockchain-powered ride-hailing app TADA, recently announced that it had secured US$5 million for its Series A funding round, which was led by SV Investment, a venture capital firm headquartered in South Korea. The startup’s funding round also saw the participation…Continue Reading

Singapore’s first government-backed blockchain accelerator, Tribe Accelerator, announced recently that it had raised US$15.7 million in funds for the purpose of boosting blockchain technology among its participating startups and partners as part of an initiative to spearhead innovation and growth of the blockchain ecosystem across the region of Southeast Asia….Continue Reading

Singapore-headquartered healthtech company Lucence announced on Wednesday that it had successfully secured US$20 million in a IHH Healthcare-led funding round. Besides IHH Healthcare – Asia’s largest private healthcare provider with a focus on upmarket health services – other participants of the startup’s Series A funding round include Singapore government-owned investment…Continue Reading

Coda Payments, a Singapore-based fintech startup, recently announced that it had successfully closed an Apis Partners-led funding round of US$20 million on Tuesday. As well, Toivo Annus – an angel investor that has backed Coda Payments – and Apis Partners, a financial services-focused private equity asset management company based in…Continue Reading

Singapore-based on-demand staffing platform startup Workmate, formerly known as Helpster, announced that it has secured US$5.2 million in a Series A funding round led by Atlas Ventures, an early stage VC fund based in Singapore. The funding round also saw the participation of Beacon Venture Capital, the corporate venture capital…Continue Reading

Vietnamese digital entertainment startup POPS Worldwide announced that it has secured US$30 million in an investment round led by Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Fund and South Korean independent private equity firm Eastbridge Partners. Both investors are looking to invest in Southeast Asia’s burgeoning digital entertainment market, and with the funding…Continue Reading

Indonesia-based micro-warehousing solutions startup Crewdible announced that they have raised US$1.5 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by Berlin-based Global Founders Capital (GFC), a stage agnostic, globally oriented seed and growth venture capital firm. In a press statement, Crewdible chief executive officer and founder Dhana Galindra said that…Continue Reading

Team Flash, an e-sports firm from Singapore that just recently acquired Vietnam’s dominant League of Legends (LoL) team, successfully raised US$1.5 million in its first seed round. Besides using the funds to grow and expand, it also wants to branch out into merchandising and getting more brand sponsorships and media…Continue Reading