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Malaysian finance platform Ethis Group launches Ethis Global platform for global expansion

Malaysia-based ethical investment and social finance platform operator Ethis Group said Monday it will be launching EthisX as part of its global expansion plan. Approved by the…

Singtel’s NCS acquires Australian IT services firm The Dialog Group for $241M

NCS, the information technology (IT) and communications engineering arm of Singtel, announced Monday it has acquired Australia’s largest privately-owned IT services company The…

Singapore investment management firm Transport Capital launches new venture capital arm TC Ventures

Transport Capital, a Singapore-based investment management and advisory firm focused on the maritime and aviation industries, announced Monday it has launched its new venture…

Thai venture capital firm ORZON Ventures invests in SEA tech firms Pomelo, Carsome, Freshket, GoWabi and Protomate

Thai venture capital firm ORZON Ventures announced on Friday its investments in five fast-growing startups in Thailand and Southeast Asia (SEA) region, namely Pomelo, Carsome,…

Singapore document AI startup Docsumo raises $3.5M in seed fund, eyes expansion in North American market

Docsumo, a Singapore-headquartered document artificial intelligence (AI) startup, announced Thursday is has raised $3.5 million in seed capital led by Common Ocean. The round also…

Capital A e-wallet unit BigPay launches first fully digital personal loan product

Capital A e-wallet unit BigPay announced Thursday the launch of its fully digital loans as part of the wider suite of financial services offerings. BigPay said in a statement its…

Singapore FoodTech firm Umami Meats secures $2.4M pre-seed funding to advance cultivated seafood

Umami Meats, a Singapore-based FoodTech startup developing sustainable seafood, said Tuesday it has secured pre-seed funding of $2.4 million. The pre-seed funding round was co-led…

Australia’s New Forests announces first close of SE Asia-focused fund at $120M

New Forests, an Australia-based global investment manager of nature-based real assets and natural capital strategies, announced Thursday the first close of its Tropical Asia…

Australian FinTech firm Zeller doubles valuation to over $1B with $100M raise

Zeller, an Australia-based FinTech firm, said Thursday it has raised $100 million in Series B round at a valuation worth of $1 billion. The Series B, which saw Zeller more than…

Saigon Asset Management invests in Vietnamese FinTech firm Anfin

Vietnamese FinTech firm Anfin Company Limited announced Thursday the signing of an investment and strategic partnership agreement with Saigon Asset Management (SAM), which will…