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💸 Here’s a handy list of Southeast Asia’s newest VC funds

Where’s the new cash for startup founders? This list, updated regularly, has the answers, with a compendium of recent VC funds accessible here in Southeast Asia. (First published…

Homegrown Vietnam VC debuts $50m fund

A duo of experienced, serial entrepreneurs in Vietnam today took the wraps off their new, homegrown venture capital firm. Do Ventures is aiming at $50 million for its debut fund,…

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Oyo’s Ritesh Agarwal starts VC firm in Singapore

26-year-old Indian tech billionaire Ritesh Agarwal, founder of fast-growing hotel chain startup Oyo, has turned to Singapore to set up a new venture capital firm. With Aroa…

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Singapore invites startups to apply to $205m Covid crisis fund

The $205 million Covid–19 crisis fund for startups announced in Singapore’s May budget went into action over the weekend. It’s designed to bridge the financing gap they…

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Southeast Asia-focused VC funds raised a lot less money so far this year

While Southeast Asia’s startups had a good start to the year in terms of attracting investments, it was a rough few months on the VC side. Southeast Asia-focused VC funds put $1.3…

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Southeast Asia VC funding rocketed to $5.7b in Q1, but rest of year is probably going to suck

Southeast Asia’s tech companies attracted a stellar $5.7 billion in venture capital in the first three months of the year (Q1), way up from $991 million in the same period in…

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Two new funds add $860m to Southeast Asia pot

Two investment firms have just revealed new funds that bring a collective $860 million in fresh capital to Southeast Asia’s startup industry. Northstar $800 million for fifth…

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Southeast Asia VC lifts lid on new $50m fund

The tech investors at Quest Ventures today debuted their second fund, worth $50 million. Focused on making post-seed and series A investments, Quests’ Fund II is seeking out…