Singapore’s Sleek banks $4m in Seeds Capital-led round

The corporate services startup said it plans to use the new funds to expand to new markets and launch new functionalities and business verticals. Source link

How startups can consistently acquire new customers post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has debilitated the global economy over the last few months. This pandemic is predicted to be the biggest hit to hit the global economy since World War II. The crisis continues ravaging small businesses specifically startups across the globe. For a...

Sleek raises US$4M to help Asian entrepreneurs incorporate businesses digitally

Sleek Co-founder Adrien Barthel  Singapore-based startup Sleek has secured US$4 million in fresh funding from a clutch of investors, led by SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore. Other co-investors are MI8 Limited, a Hong-Kong multi-family...

China’s Future Capital raises $187m in new fund for early-stage tech firms

The fund was launched during the pandemic in late February and was closed in seven months. Source link

From our community: GitLab’s regional director’s advice for developers, remote worker management and more…

As the year is wrapping up, reflections on the year gone by are rolling. Our contributors this week discuss remote working norms, hot investment areas in 2021 (read supply chain and HTR tech) and evergreen tips for founders on how to manage the...

A deep dive into Sea’s earnings

Our top articles of the week dive into Shopee’s profitability milestone, a ride-hailing startup’s unique game plan for success, and Southeast Asia’s key opportunities in the next 10 years Source link

Israeli investment platform OurCrowd banks $60m from Japan’s Orix

The two companies will collaborate in agreed focus areas and establish financial products and investment opportunities for the Japanese and global markets. Source link

Affirm, Airbnb, C3.ai, Roblox, Wish file for tech IPO finale of 2020 – Venture Capital

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here. The wait was long but this week the time was right: Airbnb finally filed its S-1 and so did Affirm, C3.ai, Roblox,...

Elizabeth Holmes seeks to block jurors from hearing about her luxurious lifestyle

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of Theranos, arrives for motion hearing on Monday, November 4, 2019, at the U.S. District Court House inside Robert F. Peckham Federal Building in San Jose, California.Yichuan Cao | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesShe was a...

A month after She1K drops lawsuit, Lumiere32 bags $223k in seed funding

Investors in the seed round are Indonesian early-stage investment company Prasetia Dwidharma, as well as angel backers. Source link

A deep dive into Sea’s earnings

Our top articles of the week dive into Shopee’s profitability milestone, a ride-hailing startup’s unique game plan for success, and Southeast Asia’s key opportunities in the next 10 years Source link

How will ASEAN fare in the post-pandemic global economy?

You’re probably well aware of the effects on ASEAN’s economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but how do you look past the horizon? For any startup, forging and adapting your long-term vision is imperative to drive success. Even for investors and corporates,...

How to craft a problem statement that VCs will love

Having seen and heard over 2,000 pitches in the last year alone, we dare say that 90 per cent of startup founders struggle to clearly define their problem statement. Deceptively simple, a well-defined problem will not only capture an investor’s (limited)...