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Vietnam Expects $800 Million In Startup Investments This Year

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Vietnam's startup sector is growing at a rapid pace despite the global economic slump, closing up to...
Singapore’s Startup Ecosystem Grows To 150 Vc Funds

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Singapore’s ambition to create an ecosystem to support startups is gaining ground as the city-state is meanwhile home...
Indonesia’s “smart Kiosk” Startup Raises More Funds To Digitise Street Vendors

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Indonesian micro-retail tech startup Warung Pintar (“smart kiosk”) has secured new funding of $27.5 million in a Series B round participated by its existing...
Indonesia’s Tokopedia raises $1.1 billion from Alibaba, Softbank

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Indonesia’s leading e-commerce portal Tokopedia said on December 12 it has raised $1.1 billion in funding from investors including Japanese tech holding SoftBank’s Vision...
Philippine fintech receives $215 million in country’s largest-ever startup funding

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One of the year’s largest fintech investments in Southeast Asia and the largest-ever in the Philippines has closed after Metro Manila-based Voyager Innovations announced...
500 Startups to fund more Vietnamese tech startups

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Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups has raised $14.1 million for the new seed-stage fund of its Vietnamese unit, 40 per cent over...
RedDoorz to open more than 100 budget hotels in the Philippines

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Singapore-based startup RedDoorz, an online booking platform for budget hotels, on June 20 announced it would expand to the Philippines, its third country in...
Go-Jek confirms expansion to Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore

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Indonesia's homegrown ride-hailing app Go-Jek on May 24 confirmed earlier reports that it will launch its services in four other Southeast Asian countries as...
Go-Jek readies to enter Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore

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Indonesia’s highly popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek is close to its a number of announcements that it will expand within Southeast Asia and enter the...
Foreign startup founders flock to Vietnam

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Vietnam’s vibrant startup scene is not only fostering a new class of domestic entrepreneurs, it is also attracting a growing number of foreigners who...
Vietnam to replicate Israel in becoming “start-up nation” by 2020

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The Vietnam government has ambitious plans to transform the country into a "start-up nation" in the next four years, replicating the success of Israel...
Startups set to spur new economic model for Thailand

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Thailand in its aim to embark on a innovation- and smart service-based economic model, dubbed "Thailand 4.0", is now set to boost the number...
Vietnam startup gets funding from StanChart, Goldman Sachs

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MoMo, Vietnam's first and only mobile wallet service, raised $25 million from Standard Chartered Private Equity and $3 million from Goldman Sachs, VnExpress reported....
Another $90 million in funding for “Excel-killer” Anaplan

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Cloud financial planning pioneer Anaplan, which is currently on an expansion drive in Asia-Pacific, on January 14 announced a new funding round of $90...
Gree Ventures raises Asia start-up fund worth $50m

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Tokyo-based venture capital firm Gree Ventures announced that is has collected cash for its second start-up fund of around 5 billion yen (some $50...
Qatar sees the need for angel investment

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Qatar's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology’s Digital Incubation Center (DIC) organised a training workshop on angel investment on April 22 as part of...
Understanding digital disruptions

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The recent acquisition of WhatsApp at $19 billion has got valuations of digital companies into the conversation topics of most corporate folks. Most recently,...
Ireland remains IT hub of Europe

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Ireland's inward investment promotion agency IDA Ireland was a prominent exhibitor at the TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2013 fair held on September 9. Inside...