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Brief: Muslim fashion marketplace raises funds from 500 Startups, others, at $10m valuation

April 13, 2017 0

Ben Soebiakto, one of Muslimarket’s co-founders, is also co-founder of Kapanlagi. Muslimarket closed a series A round of funding at a valuation of around US$10

Seedstars World winner Acudeen fixes cash flow problems of small business owners

April 11, 2017 0

Acudeen founder Magellan Fetalino III (right). Photo credit: Seedstars World. Cash flow is crucial for small businesses’ survival, but they often have to wait 90

This startup just raised $1.2m to improve its automated sales assistant

April 10, 2017 0

Photo credit: jirsak / 123RF. Saleswhale, a Singapore-based startup specializing in automated sales assistants, has raised a seed round worth US$1.2 million, it announced today.

Virtual gaming items marketplace Itemku raises $1.2m but legal issues persist

April 10, 2017 0

Photo credit: Wikimedia. Five Jack, the South Korea-based company that operates a marketplace for virtual goods in Indonesia, today announced it raised US$1.2 million in

It’s official. Flipkart raises $1.4 billion from Tencent, eBay, Microsoft

April 10, 2017 0

Binny Bansal (left) and Sachin Bansal are the two co-founders of India’s top homegrown ecommerce company Flipkart. Photo credit: Flipkart. After months of speculation about

With fresh funding, Inc. doubles down on Southeast Asia

April 10, 2017 0

Photo credit: Pixabay. Inc. Southeast Asia, a version of the almost 40-year-old business publication Inc., launched in early 2016 to cover the regional entrepreneurial beat.

Rakuten invests $2.8m in Singapore-based serviced apartment startup

April 9, 2017 0

Photo credit: MetroResidences. Singapore-based serviced apartment MetroResidences today announced it’s all set for expansion to key Asian business cities after raising US$2.8 million in series

99.co raises $7.9m as Singapore’s online property battle heats up

April 7, 2017 0

High-rises in Singapore. Photo credit: guiselaine / 123RF. Singapore property portal 99.co has raised US$7.9 million in fresh funding, it announced today. The round, dubbed

Bigo competitor BeLive kicks off in Singapore after $1.5m seed round

April 7, 2017 0

Co-founders Lim Kim Hui (L) and Kenneth Tan. Photo credit: BeLive. When Bigo launched in March last year, the app quickly rose to dominate video

With seed round, Pomona prepares to take on Indonesia’s customer loyalty segment

April 6, 2017 0

Pomona, an app that lets shoppers collect loyalty points, today announced it raised a seed round from Frontier Capital, Prasetia Dwidharma, and a number of