One of our portfolio companies, Helpster, recently was featured in TNN Biz News Thailand.
In less than a year since announcing their US$1.9 million Series A led by East Ventures, Indonesia mobile point-of-sale (POS) startup MOKA today announced that it has raised another US$2 million of funding. The round is led by Mandiri Capital with participation from existing investors Convergence Ventures, East Ventures, Fenox VC, and Northstar Group. “We […]
It’s a truism that Indonesia’s Internet ecosystem lags those in other countries by a few years. Venture capitalists Adrian Li, 37, and Donald Wihardja, 45, are turning that notion into an advantage, looking to bridge the more advanced Internet developments and entrepreneurs from around the world with those in Indonesia. To fund their firm Convergence […]
Most investors would jump at the chance to go back in time and invest in a sure thing. Imagine having the opportunity to time travel to China in 2007 or 2008 to make an early-stage stake investment in a startup like Alibaba, now a publicly-traded online giant valued at more than $250 billion. For venture […]
Viewed from the bubble of Silicon Valley, the world often looks like a single undifferentiated market. There are plenty of examples that seem to support this notion. In addition to tech giants like Google and Facebook, the last decade or so has seen the emergence of new Silicon Valley based businesses. Companies like eBay, Netflix, […]
The Singaporean dating app Paktor has acquired Down, a San Francisco-based online dating company that brought sex to the forefront of its sales pitch, according to a report in TechCrunch on Friday. The deal is reportedly worth “several million” and would be considered a win for investors as Down only raised US$1 million in total funding. […]