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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)…

Announcing the winners of the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2021

TechNode Global is pleased to announce the complete list of winners of the second edition of ORIGIN Innovation Awards. The ORIGIN Innovation Awards recognizes outstanding…

ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2021: Movers & Shakers – People’s Choice VC winners

We are thrilled to announce the People's Choice VC winners for the second edition of the ORIGIN Innovation Awards. The ORIGIN Innovation Awards recognizes outstanding startups,…

From startup to scale-up: A closer look at Thailand’s Soonicorns [BEYOND Virtual Panel]

Soonicorn, a portmanteau of “soon” and “unicorn,” sounds like some whimsical coining of a new word, but it is a concept that merits attention. Thailand has seen a handful of these…

Philippine tech ecosystem poised to grow further with more investments & gov support – report

The Philippines tech ecosystem, which has been lagging behind its Southeast Asia counterparts, has begun changing for the better following a growing number of investments in the…

Philippines: Southeast Asia’s next big breakout market?

TechNode Global’s series on the Philippines will delve into why now, after years of depending on income from remittances, Filipino entrepreneurs and founders are attracting…