Ryan Lee

Finku secures $2.8M Seed funding led by B Capital, Trihill & Global Founders Capital to boost its Indonesian expansion

Finku, an Indonesia-based financial services application platform that streamlines and automates budgeting and expense tracking, has raised $2.8 million in its latest seed funding…

East Ventures raises $550M multi-stage fund to focus on Indonesia and Southeast Asia startups

Indonesia-focused venture capital firm East Ventures has raised a total of $550 million in the final close of its latest fund. Headquartered in Singapore and founded in 2009, East…

YouTrip & Mastercard launch YouBiz smart corporate card for SMEs to earn unlimited cashback and save on FX fees

Singapore neobank YouTrip has launched its new business product, YouBiz on Wednesday. Powered by Mastercard®, it is a corporate card that enables enterprises to earn unlimited…

SC Ventures and SBI Holdings sign MOU to speed up portfolio expansion and build ecosystems

SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s innovation, fintech investment, and ventures arm, announced that it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with SBI Holdings, Inc.…

Vietnam social commerce platform Aemi raises $2M Seed funding to provide solutions for creators and micro retailers

Vietnam social commerce platform Aemi announced on Thursday it has recently raised $2 million in a pre-Seed funding round co-led by Alpha JWC Ventures and January Capital, with…

Meta’s first investment in Asia is mental health Startup Ami with $3M Seed round

Ami has closed a $3 million seed round from investors four months after its beta launch. Notable investors include Facebook with investment from Meta’s New Product Experimentation…

Accelerating Asia announces Q1 investments into 13 startups, expanding its market and industry footprint

Accelerating Asia has invested in nine new companies from across Asia as of Accelerating Asia’s sixth cohort with a presence in more than 10 countries. Accelerating Asia is one of…

Philippine cloud kitchen firm Kraver’s Canteen secures $3M Series A led by Quest Ventures

The Kraver’s Group has secured $3 million in Series A funding. Best known for its cloud kitchen startup Kraver’s Canteen which runs 11 cloud kitchens in the Philippines. The…