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500 Durians is now 500 Southeast Asia
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500 Durians is now 500 Southeast Asia

Khailee Ng today published a new post on his LinkedIn profile announcing the name change of 500 Durians to 500 Southeast Asia. Khailee wrote: “In our first seven years, we invested in over 250 early-stage companies including Bukalapak, Carousell, FinAccel, Carsome, Grab, and many others that now define tech entrepreneurship in the region.” Below you...

CloudMile raised US$10 million to open up the AI and cloud market in Malaysia
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CloudMile raised US$10 million to open up the AI and cloud market in Malaysia

CloudMile, the winner of the 2020 Google Cloud Public Sector Partner of the Year – APAC award, recently appointed the IT industries’ rising star Lester Leong to lead the Malaysia business (July 26, Malaysia) CloudMile, Asia’s leading cloud and AI company, announced today that it has successfully raised US$10 million in Series B funding to...

EventX Raises US$10M and Forms Strategic  Alliance With HTC VIVE to Redefine Virtual  Event Experiences
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EventX Raises US$10M and Forms Strategic Alliance With HTC VIVE to Redefine Virtual Event Experiences

EventX, an Asia-based enterprise virtual event management company,  has closed a US$10 million series B funding co-led by HTC, a virtual reality (VR) leading company, and  Gaocheng Capital, a top China-based private equity fund focused on enterprise software and technology enabled services sectors. EventX’s unique capabilities, which include support for in-country and cross border events...

Seed Round for Oyen, a Malaysian Digital-First Pet Healthcare Insurance Provider
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Seed Round for Oyen, a Malaysian Digital-First Pet Healthcare Insurance Provider

Oyen, a digital-first pet healthcare insurance provider based in Malaysia, has raised US$420,000 in a seed round participated by notable backers such as Hustle Fund, alongside angel investors who are former and current executives from Airbnb, Facebook, and Rocket Internet. The company will use the funds to enhance its proprietary digital insurance platform and reinforce its market position within Malaysia’s pet healthcare insurance...

Lighthouse Canton establishes Venture Capital & Private Equity capability
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Lighthouse Canton establishes Venture Capital & Private Equity capability

Lighthouse Canton, a Singapore headquartered wealth and asset management firm will offer Venture Capital and Private Equity (“VC/PE”) services alongside its existing financial solutions Looks to deliver origination, book building, portfolio management, and reporting services to both existing and new clients Firm to set up a Lighthouse Canton and employee venture capital fund that will...

The Latest Premium Flagship Photography vivo X60 Series: Enhance your Gaming Experience
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The Latest Premium Flagship Photography vivo X60 Series: Enhance your Gaming Experience

Kuala Lumpur, 7 May 2021 – Most smartphones are capable of playing games, but any seasoned gamer would admit that there are key features and specific requirements that they look out for when picking a smartphone in order to optimise their gaming experience and performance. Modern gamers typically prioritize having a large responsive screen that...

UOBAM (Malaysia) fund ranked number one in ASEAN by Lipper
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UOBAM (Malaysia) fund ranked number one in ASEAN by Lipper

UOB Asset Management (Malaysia) (UOBAM (Malaysia))’s United ASEAN Discovery Fund has topped Lipper’s ASEAN Equity 2020 League Table by outperforming industry peers’ average returns by 63 per cent. The league table ranks ASEAN equity funds in Malaysia based on their income and capital appreciation over three years from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020....

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