Investments

money, currency, currencies, dollars, cash

Southeast Asia VC funding rocketed to $5.7b in Q1, but rest of year is probably going to suck

Southeast Asia’s tech companies attracted a stellar $5.7 billion in venture…


Sequoia backs Indonesia insurance startup Qoala

A year after its launch, cutely-named insurance startup Qoala has secured…


fire, insurance, risk

Ex-Grab exec pockets fresh funding for insurance startup

Grab’s first chief technology officer Wei Zhu, who departed the ride-hailing…


air-con, AC, energy, power, air conditioners

Energy automation startup gets funding for global expansion

SensorFlow, one of a wave of young hardware firms out of Singapore, has secured…


money, cash, dollars, funding, VC

Two new funds add $860m to Southeast Asia pot

Two investment firms have just revealed new funds that bring a collective $860…


Gojek, motorbikes, motorcycles, transportation, Indonesia

Gojek escalates cashless payments battle with startup acquisition

After eight months of rumors, ride-hailing giant Gojek just revealed it has…


coronavirus, virus, COVID, Covid-19,

’This is an extinction-level event’

Thomas Tsao, a tech investor with decades of experience, has weathered the…


James Tan alongside Goh Yiping and Jeffrey Seah

Southeast Asia VC lifts lid on new $50m fund

The tech investors at Quest Ventures today debuted their second fund, worth $50…


food, ice cream, dessert

Singapore food startup gets funding for its 'healthy' ice cream

You’ve likely heard of plant-based meat startups like Impossible Foods, and you…


truck, trucking, shipping, containers, logistics

Indonesia’s Kargo gets $31m series A funding to keep on truckin’

Kargo, which uses tech to connect companies to truckers across Indonesia, has…