News & Analysis

Catcha Group is about to invest up to $100 million into high growth stage startups in South East Asia

- October 29, 2014 3 MIN READ

Yesterday, Catcha Group announced the launch of Catcha Ventures, its investment arm which will focus on funding high growth new media, technology and mobile companies in the South East Asian region. In a media release, the company stated it would invest between USD$50 to $100 million in chosen companies over the next three to five year period.


Startups like Lodie and Couchelo are setting the bar for curated marketplaces

- July 3, 2014 2 MIN READ

In the competitive world of interior design two Australian startups are currently making inroads with premium play, curated marketplaces.

Couchelo, founded by Si-Si Dai, William Fan and Fei Yao, is focusing on unique vintage and designer furniture. Lodie, founded by Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Gabrielle Kelly and Simon Doukas focuses more on the homewares and gift market, including fashion and jewellery.


Asia presents many opportunities for Aussie Startups

- May 17, 2013 3 MIN READ

There has always been hype around Silicon Valley – it’s warranted of course, San Fran has birthed many amazing startups and founders in it’s time. But being smack bang in the Asia Pac region, should Aussie Startups be looking closer to home for a mass market to explore?