East Ventures

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…

East Ventures becomes Indonesia’s first venture capital firm to sign UN Principles for Responsible Investment

East Ventures, a pioneering and leading sector-agnostic venture capital firm in Indonesia, said Monday it has officially become a UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI)…

Singapore-based Qapita raises $15M Series A co-led by East Ventures & Vulcan Capital

Singapore-based equity management software firm Qapita announced on Wednesday it has raised a Series A round of $15 million. This round is co-led by East Ventures (Growth Fund)…

Indonesia e-commerce firm SIRCLO bags $36M funding from East Ventures, Saratoga, Traveloka

Editor's note: Updated with comments from Traveloka Indonesia e-commerce solution company SIRCLO announced on Friday its funding round worth $36 million, which was led by East…

Warung Pintar

Digital transformation has accelerated the warung ecosystem in Indonesia, says Warung Pintar’s Agung Bezharie Hadinegoro [Q&A]

The COVID pandemic has upended many industries around the globe. For one, restrictions in movements meant that many businesses lost profitability, especially those that relied on…

Indonesian genotech firm Nusantics secures funding for new Covid-19 test kit tech

Nusantics has just announced that it has secured a series A funding round. Nusantics mentioned no amount, but the company mentioned that the funding round was led by Indonesian…

Fintech, Finances, Coins, Money, Banking

Indonesian AI investment advisor app Bibit secures $30M in Series A round

Robo-advisor mutual fund investment app Bibit raised $30 million in a Series A led by Sequoia Capital India. The funding round was also participated by previous investors EV…

Finantier Co-Founders Diego Rojas and Keng Low

FinTech startup Finantier joins Y Combinator’s Winter 2021 batch, will expand its tech team

Finantier Co-Founders Diego Rojas and Keng Low Finantier, a Singapore-based startup that specializes in open finance, is set to be part of Y Combinator’s W21 startup accelerator…