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Rent-Your-Car-Out Service iCarsClub Gets $482,000

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iCarsClub, a service that allows people to rent out their cars by the hour just got a seed round of almost half a million, a little under three months since its launch. The Singapore-based startup provides a service similar to Zipcar, except car owners rent out their own vehicles and...
Rent-Your-Car-Out Service iCarsClub Gets $482,000

Sequoia Capital In Singapore After A Year, Has Yet To Invest In A Local Startup

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When Sequoia Capital India landed in Singapore, the buzz around town was that a big-name US fund being in the country was going to really jolt the market and provide serious cred to the startups here. The Indian team running operations here, however, appears to have spent the last year...
Sequoia Capital In Singapore After A Year, Has Yet To Invest In A Local Startup

JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

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Shopspot, a graduate of the inaugural 2012 JFDI Asia Bootcamp accelerator, has announced a pair of significant updates after revealing that it has extended its seed funding round and pivoted its C2C marketplace — available via an iOS app or the Web — to a B2C model. Shopspot is incorporated in...
JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

Luxola Raises Series A, Pulls Former PopSugar Director Christine Ng To Singapore

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Singapore beauty e-tailer, Luxola, just raised its Series A round from GREE Ventures. The amount was undisclosed, but has been rumored to be in the region of $2 million. The company carries about 60 brands of cosmetics and beauty products on its website, and ships to countries in Southeast Asia...
Luxola Raises Series A, Pulls Former PopSugar Director Christine Ng To Singapore

Southeast Asian online cosmetics store Luxola lands Series A round from GREE Ventures

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Luxola, a Singapore-based startup that sells cosmetics and skincare products online, has raised an undisclosed Series A round from GREE Ventures — the VC arm of Japanese games giant GREE — that will enable it to expand its offerings in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. Luxola — which competes with...
Southeast Asian online cosmetics store Luxola lands Series A round from GREE Ventures

Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

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  Shopspot, a startup out of Thailand with a mobile shopping app, has won $630,000 (S$779,000) after switching its shopper matchmaking app to a more traditional shopping interface. Its earlier app focused on connecting individuals keen to sell their wares. The app would pair sellers and their goods with buyers...
Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

Singapore-based mobile loyalty startup Gimmie raises $520,000

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Singapore-based mobile rewards platform Gimmie has closed a SG$639,000 (circa US$520,000) round of investment led by local firm Wave Maker Labs, in partnership with the National Research Foundation, Tech In Asia reports. The funding is being raised to help the company expand across Southeast Asia and, with that in mind, Jakarta-based Ideosource also participated in the...
Singapore-based mobile loyalty startup Gimmie raises $520,000

Mobile Rewards Startup Gimmie Pivots Focus to Asia, Takes Funding From Singaporean Government

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Gimmie, a startup that began with rewards for mobile gamers, has just shifted its focus to Asian markets by relocating to Singapore and taking funding from a government agency there. The company said today that it has took 639,000 Singaporean dollars ($522,000) in funding from a group led by WaveMaker...
Mobile Rewards Startup Gimmie Pivots Focus to Asia, Takes Funding From Singaporean Government

SMB Inventory Management Startup TradeGecko Partners With Xero Accounting

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Cloud-based inventory and sales management developer TradeGecko has announced that it is now integrated with online accounting system Xero. The Singapore-based company says that the partnership will allow its clientele of small- and medium-sized businesses to monitor financial transactions in real time. The integration links invoice, stock and customer data...
SMB Inventory Management Startup TradeGecko Partners With Xero Accounting
Singapore Fashion Retailer Inverted Edge Takes $1.2M Funding

Jungle Ventures reveals $10 million 'super angel' fund for Asian startups

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There’s good new for young startups across Asia after Singapore-based investment firm Jungle Ventures announced the launch of its new ‘super angel’ fund, which it confirms has raised an initial US$10 million to be invested in early-stage businesses across Asia. The firm already has investments in a number of promising pan-Asia...
Jungle Ventures reveals $10 million 'super angel' fund for Asian startups
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