Gobi Partners

Allianz Malaysia joins Gobi Partners’ Malaysia-focused SuperSeed II Fund

Pan-Asian venture capital (VC) firm Gobi Partners announced Tuesday the closing of its $10 million Gobi SuperSeed II (Gobi SSII) Fund following the participation of Allianz…

Gobi Partners appoints Gui Ee Leen as Human Resources Partner

Pan-Asian venture capital firm Gobi Partners announced Wednesday it has appointed Gui Ee Leen as its Human Resources Partner. In this newly created role, Ee Leen alongside Gobi’s…

Women in tech: How these VCs are helping to close gender gap in Southeast Asia

Every year in the month of March, we often see corporations and organizations celebrate and commemorate the achievements of women through various campaigns and events, in…

Ethis Group and Gobi Partners to debut Shariah-compliant $20M seed fund

Malaysian ethical investment and social finance platform operator Ethis Group, has on Thursday launched EthisX as part of its global expansion plan, continues to trail blaze by…

Gobi Partners publishes inaugural Sustainability Report

Pan-Asian venture capital firm Gobi Partners has on Sunday released its inaugural Sustainability Report. The report includes the firm's accomplishments and its ongoing efforts in…

Gobi Partners and Ozora Venture launch first $10M seed fund for women startups in Indonesia

Venture capital (VC) firms Gobi Partners and Ozora Yatrapaktaja (PT Mega Ozora Venture) are partnering together to launch a $10 million seed fund for women start-ups in Indonesia,…

Sunway iLabs, Carsome to launch Malaysia’s first auto ecosystem accelerator

Sunway Innovation Labs (iLabs), the innovation arm of Malaysia conglomerate Sunway Group announced on Friday a joint partnership with Carsome, Southeast Asia’s largest integrated…

FinTech continues to be a hot sector in Southeast Asia after a booming 2021

Editor’s note: AC Ventures, Gobi Partners & HomeCrowd are participants of Life’s A Pitch! (FinTech) on March 24. The next Life's A Pitch! (renewable energy) will be held on…

Malaysia’s drone tech hub ambition: Opportunities & Challenges [Part 1]

Editor's note: In this first part, we briefly look into the opportunities awaiting Malaysia drone tech startups. We talked to drone startups, MDEC, MRANTI and Gobi Partners, which…

Southeast Asia neobank Crowdo closes $5.9M pre-Series B convertible bridge round from Gobi, Ivest

Crowdo, an ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)-driven neobank for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), closed its Pre-Series B bridge round of S$8 million ($5.9 million)…