1982 Ventures

1982 Ventures expands regional team with key ecosystem and platform hire

1982 Ventures, the early stage venture capital firm focused on fintech and tech infrastructure in Southeast Asia, has announced the key hire of Amiyandra Suratman as Regional Venture Capital Ecosystem and Platform Lead based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Her responsibilities will be to support the fund with strategic stakeholder relations including portfolio…

Local Wealthcare® platform Hugosave raises $4M

Singapore-based Wealthcare® and savings app Hugosave announced on Wednesday the successful completion of its $4 million pre-Series A funding round, bringing the total amount of funds raised to $10.5 million.

Singapore’s 1982 Ventures closes oversubscribed debut $20M Southeast Asia FinTech fund

1982 Ventures, a Singapore-based early-stage venture capital firm, on Thursday announced the final close of its debut seed fund with over $20 million in committed capital. The fund was heavily oversubscribed as 1982 Ventures was targeting to raise a total corpus of $15 million.

Singapore’s VC firm 1982 Ventures reaches first close of maiden fund at $12.5M

1982 Ventures announced the initial close of its first seed stage venture fund with $12.5 million in committed capital. The fund which is targeting to raise a total corpus of $15 million, is looking to invest in a total of 30 start-ups primarily in the fintech sector across Southeast Asia. Its first fund has been backed by US fintech unicorn Carta, Asia’s…

‘Robinhood of Vietnam’ Infina raises $2M in oversubscribed Seed round

The startup seeks to tap into a growing opportunity in the retail investing space in Vietnam. The country of 97 million population has more than 75 percent internet users transacting money digitally, but only roughly 3.14 million--or 3.2 percent of the population-- investing in securities.