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500 Global closes $143M across early-stage & growth vehicles for Southeast Asia; ropes in Khazanah, KWAP & EPF as LPs

Limited partners (LPs) across its early-stage and growth investment vehicles include a sovereign wealth fund, public and private pension funds like Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) [KWAP], and Employees Provident Fund (EPF).

Khazanah launches Future Malaysia Program to spur the local start-up ecosystem

Malaysia's sovereign fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad has on Thursday announced the launch of the Future Malaysia Program to support the local start-up ecosystem of entrepreneurs, start-ups, venture capital, and corporate venture programmes through collaborations with domestic and international partners.

Ten Filipino startups complete the 917Ventures Accelerator Program by 500 Global

500 Global, a global venture capital firm, hosted Demo Day on January 18 in collaboration with the Philippines’ corporate venture builder 917Ventures, marking the culmination of a ten-week virtual accelerator program designed to scale ten 917Ventures portfolio companies.

500 Global, Taiwan Tech Arena join forces again to fuel early-stage startup growth on a global scale

500 Global, a United States-based venture capital firm and Taiwan Tech Arena, a deep tech startup ecosystem-building program, have renewed their partnership to bring back 500 Global Accelerator Taiwan, with TTA (the Program). The accelerator Program aims to help 20 promising tech startups scale both locally and globally.

Mass-market metaverse builder Virtualtech Frontier announces backing by 500 Global

Southeast Asian Metaverse Builder Virtualtech Frontier (VTF), which has an extensive background in developing virtual environments, NFTs, and game development, has announced its vision to create a high utility Metaverse platform. Backed by venture capital firm 500 Global, the fresh funds will go towards team expansion to serve their waitlist of customers.

Malaysian edtech startup Pandai raises $2.03M from Y Combinator, 500 Global & others

Pandai Education Sdn Bhd has recently raised a total of $2.03 million investment from a group of local and international investors in its pre-seed and seed round. Among the investors that participated in the rounds are Y Combinator, Global Founders Capital, 500 Global, Soma Capital, Harvard. Joining the round included Malaysian investors RHL Ventures,…

Global Investment Hotspots: The Next Blue Ocean [BEYOND Virtual Opening Panel]

In this panel titled Global Investment Hotspots: The Next Blue Ocean, we learn from esteemed venture capitalists as they share their insights and discuss the trends in capital flow, particularly industries and countries that are emerging as investment hotspots.