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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

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

Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday: Toward A New Shopping Calendar

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Are Black Friday and Cyber Monday fighting a battle neither of them can win? It certainly looks that way as shopping landscape shifst both online and offline. A few holiday seasons down the road, both big-deal days may seem as quaint and dated as Sears Catalogs and keeping stores closed on...
Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday: Toward A New Shopping Calendar
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
Black Friday weekend sees a record 247M shoppers and $59.1B in sales -- almost half online

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
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