It’s been half a decade since Investible launched our inaugural Early-Stage Fund, and first opened the doors of our office in Singapore. Since 2018, we have invested in 15 companies in Southeast Asia and we are now active in markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, the Philippines and Vietnam. Australia claims less than 2% of… Read more »
A Singaporean startup sprinkling the Australian landscape with tiny getaway shacks just raised $4.2 million in a pre-Series A
Singapore-based tiny house startup Big Tiny, has raised US$3 million (A$4.2) in pre-Series A funding as it looks to expand in the Australian market Big Tiny designs and manufactures small guest accommodation in Singapore. It has bases in Sydney and Melbourne where it assembles the houses and deploys them in partnership with host landowners. The venture… Read more »
Acumino, a recently launched Singapore venture studio focused on emerging technologies and disruptive innovation, has acquired the intellectual property assets of Melbourne-based startup Speakeasy. Speakeasy launched a social video streaming platform to deliver interactive live events to large-scale global audiences, launching in March last year just as the Covid pandemic hit. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) venture… Read more »
Startup accelerator BlueChilli is launching a healthtech accelerator in Singapore, giving the Sydney-based venture a permanent HQ in the city-state. Founder Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin has partnered with the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry’s development agency, Enterprise Singapore, to launch the accelerator with an eye to the fact that the US$6.3 billion invested in 2018… Read more »
New Zealand-founded, Singapore-based video production startup 90 Seconds has raised US$20 million ($28 million) in Series B funding.
Gilmour Space Technologies has raised $19 million in a Series B round led by Main Sequence Ventures and Blackbird Ventures, with participation from other investors including 500 Startups.
Airtree Ventures has participated in a $2.5 million seed round for Singapore startup Transcelestial Technologies, joining investors including Wavemaker Partners, which led the round, and 500 Startups.
Singapore-based venture capital firm Qualgro has announced it has completed the first close of its second fund, with US$60 million of the US$100 million ($137 million) target committed.
98 percent of Singapore’s food is imported from other countries, so Sydney startup Invertigro sought to introduce its indoor farming solution to the market.
Australia’s BlueChilli has partnered with Singapore-founded venture capital firm Hatcher+ in a deal that will see US$125 million ($162 million) invested in up to 240 startups identified by BlueChilli over the next three years.
Despite the skepticism before being converted to the wonders of cycling in Singapore, Mina Nada firmly believes bike sharing can come to make up a key piece of Sydney’s transport infrastructure.
Muzaara is a marketing platform designed for ecommerce clients, making it easy to create advertising campaigns on Facebook and Google.
For some, a change in job may be prompted by what they desire out of life and who they are as a person. To help them on this journey is The Change School.
According to predictions from Forrester Research, it is likely that today’s youngest workers will hold between 12 and 15 jobs over their lifetime, swapping everything from job type to sector several times over. For some in today’s digital age, this is driven by shifting demands and needs for certain skills in an industry, and as… Read more »
Singapore fintech startup Fundnel has expanded into Australia, setting up a local base in Adelaide to help connect Australian investors to local investment opportunities.