Singapore-based Jungle Ventures, a venture capital firm that primarily focuses on Series A and Series B investments in startups in Southeast Asia, announced on October 30, 2019 that they just closed their Jungle Ventures III and successfully raised US$240 million – including US$40 million in separately managed account commitments –…Continue Reading

Blockchain startup TBCASoft recently announced that they have entered a strategic collaboration with IBM and Softbank in order to develop cross-carrier blockchain solutions to transform the telecommunications industry. The collaborative effort will also enable new synergies throughout the industry, nurture new and innovative business models and provide new services to…Continue Reading

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) and are currently looking for new applicants to participate in their joint startup accelerator program, which is focused on innovating the field of accounting, finance and regulatory technology. The startup accelerator program is now open to entrepreneurial companies worldwide and is…Continue Reading

Japan’s Nomura Holdings, a Japanese financial holding company and a principal member of the Nomura Group, in an announcement this month said it has invested in LVC, a subsidiary of Line which is controlled by South Korean internet search engine company Naver Corporation. According to Nomura, the partnership will utilize…Continue Reading

Malaysia-based venture capital firm Vynn Capital forms partnership with Japan’s advisory and consulting company OPTI to facilitate the growth of collaborations and investments between the two regions. Based in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, early stage venture capital firm VYnn Capital recently announced their strategic alliance with Japan’s…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

In the wake of the groundbreaking first live 5G standalone video call in Southeast Asia conducted by both Nokia and Smart, both parties have announced that they are working together to bring Industry 4.0 to the Philippines and to other areas of the region. Nokia Corporation, a Finnish multinational telecommunications…Continue Reading