Accelerators & Incubators
Policy & Regulation
Sequoia Raises $1.35b for New India, Southeast Asia-Focused Funds
Singh said the firm's limited partners have collectively committed $825 million to a growth fund and another $525 million to a venture fund.
Maritime Tech Startups to Get US$36M Investment from SEEDS Capital
There are more than 50 promising startups in Singapore that can benefit from this initiative.
East Ventures Forms New US$88M Seed Fund for Startups Weathering COVID-19, Announces First Close
The sector-agnostic fund is designed for digital companies emerging in the post-lockdown aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Singapore-based VC Firm BEENEXT Raises $160m for Two New Funds
The Emerging Asia Fund will focus on India and Southeast Asia, with both markets set to receive an equal share of allocation from the fund.
Pitango Venture Capital
Israel-based Pitango Raises $175 Million for New Fund Focusing on Seed And Early-Stage Companies
The fund, which will be named Pitango Venture Capital 8, will invest in young startups as early as seed round stage.
Malaysia to Set up $281m National Stimulation Fund, to Work with Global VCs
The move forms part of the so-called Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan announced by the Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Friday.
Kejora Capital, SBI Holdings Launch US$30M Fund to Invest in Early Stage Indonesian Startups
Orbit will invest between US$200,000 to US$ 3 million per startup, in a diverse number of sectors ranging fom supply chain to media
Singapore's XA Network Invests in Vertex Ventures's US$305M Fund IV
Vertex will be able to access XA's deep-tech expertise and vast talent network to support its investments and portfolio companies.
B Capital, Antler announce collaboration
Singapore- and US-headquartered investor B Capital Group has formed a partnership with Singapore-based startup incubator Antler in order to strengthen the wider startup community.
Alpha Wave Incubation
ADQ’s US$300M Fund Alpha Wave Incubation to Invest in India, SEA Startups
The fund will assist its portfolio companies in setting up their global or regional headquarters in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City.
SA’s AgVentures Raised $5.4 Million from SA Agrifood Business
Founded in 2018, AgVentures invests in early stage agrifood technologies in South Africa, Israel and Kenya and assists in the roll-out of these transformative technologies across Africa.
Novastar Ventures Closes Second Fund at $108m to Back East and West African Startups
At first, Novastar’s first fund was limited to East Africa. This time the fund, NVAF II, has expanded its geographic reach to West Africa.
MDI Ventures Names Donald Wihardja as Its New CEO, Aims to Announce New Funds This Year
The multi-stage VC firm backed by Telkom Indonesia conducts operations both in Singapore and Silicon Valley.
Bukalapak Co-Founders Zaky, Xinuc Set up Early-Stage VC Fund Init 6
Currently deploying funds from their personal pockets, to invest in seed and Series A-stage startups in Indonesia.
500 Startups Survey: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Early-Stage Investment Climate
Most investors believe the impact could last between one and two years.
by 500 Startups
Gaocheng Capital Founding Partner Daisy Cai Joins SoftBank Vision Fund
Prior to Gaocheng Capital, Cai served as the managing partner at Baidu Capital and Baidu Ventures – the investment vehicles of Chinese dominant search engine Baidu.
Gojek-Backer Northstar Makes First Close of Its US$800M Fifth Fund
The PE firm will invest in mature growth firms, with select investments in early-stage opportunities in Indonesia and other parts of SEA
SG’s Quest Ventures secures first close of $50m fund backed by Pavilion Capital, QazTech Ventures
Quest Ventures will target early-stage startups in Southeast Asia and emerging Asia, and sees itself expanding into markets such as Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines.
Softbank Vision Fund
SoftBank Vision Fund’s gains wiped out with USD 16.7 billion loss
USD 100 billion investment vehicle turns net negative after WeWork and other woes.
Qiming Venture Partners
Qiming Venture Partners hits final close of latest USD fund at $1.1b
Qiming said it distributed as much as $1 billion in cash return back to its LPs as of 2019.
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