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동남아시아판 아마존 라자다, 2억 5천만 달러 투자받다 등
  ·  2014년 12월 01일

[TC] 동남아시아판 아마존 라자다, 2억 5천만 달러 투자받다 동남아시아의 아마존, 라자다(Lazada)가 싱가폴의 테마섹 홀딩스(Temasek Holdings)가 이끄는 2억 5천만 달러(한화 약 2천8백억 원) 규모의 투자를 받았습니다. 라자다는 독일 기반의 인터넷 스타트업 인큐베이터 로켓 인터넷(Rocket Internet)이 만든 동남아시아의 이 커머스(e-commerce) 회사인데요. 이번 투자에서 기업 가치를 부려 12억 5천만 달러(1조 4천억 원)로 평가받았다고 하네요.   [re/code] 블랙프라이데이, 온라인 매출 매해 20% 성장 미국 최대의 연말 쇼핑 시즌인 블랙 프라이데이(Black Friday)의 온라인 매출이 매해 20%씩 성장하고…

Rakuten Ventures’ Saemin Ahn Discusses Investment Strategy For Asia And North America
2014년 10월 29일

Saemin Ahn leads Rakuten Venture’s strategy and investments in South East Asia, Korea and North America. The size of the current fund is $100 million. Saemin previously led a $10 million fund focused on Singapore, Rakuten’s first in the region. I caught up with him in Seoul to find out where his current VC passions are focused. Currently Rakuten Ventures has invested in once Korean startup, file sharing service, ESTMob. On Discovering Startups…

Rakuten Ventures Launches $100M Fund, Expands Scope To NE Asia Israel & USA
2014년 06월 30일

Rakuten Ventures today announced the launch of a $100M global investment fund. This fund builds on the success of the Southeast Asia fund, which was launched in 2013 and counts Carousell, Visenze, Coda Payments and Send Anywhere among its investment portfolio. The investment in Send Anywhere is Rakuten’s first investment in a company outside South East Asia and their first in a South Korean startup, ESTMob. The new fund will target investments…

Korea’s Banks Foundation and Singapore’s JFDI Announce Partnership to Connect & Accelerate Startups Across Asia
2014년 05월 22일

Over the last year collaboration between the startup ecosystems in North and South Asia has seen greatly increased velocity as resources come together to enable the rising tide in Asian entrepreneurship to accelerate. And in recent days Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI), an accelerator based in Singapore, and the Banks Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs (Banks Foundation) a community centre for Korean entrepreneurs in Seoul, have announced a partnership. This formal collaboration aims to…

Startup Asia Returns To Singapore May 7 and 8 2014
2014년 03월 13일

Following the success of TechInAsia’s previous Startup Asia event held in Jakarta last November, TechinAsia.com, Asia’s largest English-language technology and startup blog in Asia, is gearing up for another round of conference with Startup Asia Singapore 2014. The event will be held May 7-8, right in the heart of Biopolis, Singapore’s deep tech research center. Startup Asia Singapore 2014 will feature, as seen at last year’s Jakarta event, a conference, a Startup…

Last Chance to Apply for JFDI’s Current Session, Asia’s Top Accelerator in Singapore
2014년 02월 20일

The application period for JFDI’s next session is open, but only for a few short days, before decisions are made about which founders will join the program this time around. Apply here now. In the past year JFDI has worked with 19 teams from all over Asia and as program Director, Ray Wu, looked back on his experience leading entrepreneurs he realized the importance of what JFDI is doing to build the startup community in…

The Close of Submissions for Echelon is 31 January: Don’t Miss Out
2014년 01월 28일

Echelon 2013 is organized by tech media and events platform e27, and is one of the region’s largest tech and business events held over two days in Singapore to celebrate Southeast Asia’s emerging technology industry. It features 50 of the region’s most promising startups, renowned global and regional speakers on Internet and Digital businesses and 10 exceptional startups pitching for the title of Echelon 2013’s Most Promising Startup. Organized annually since 2010, Echelon has evolved to become…

Planning A Global Business Expansion Mission To Singapore? Make Your Time Count
2013년 12월 30일

This year I have been on a record number of business trips overseas, some solo and some with Korean startups. All with the aim of brokering closer international business ties and developing startup success across boarders. I have learned a lot and would like to share some tips from my experience to help you make the most of what can be expensive mistakes if you are not prepared. This post was inspired…

10 Korean Startup Teams Back Home After a Month of Acceleration in Singapore
2013년 12월 27일

Just over a month ago 10 Korean startup teams departed for Singapore on a month-long acceleration program jointly organized by NIPA (National IT Promotion Agency) and beSUCCESS. The teams were based in the well known Singapore startup hub of Block 71, where they were able to tap into the advanced startup community surrounding local stars like JFDI Asia, Singtel’s investment arm Innov8, and South East Asia’s startup media heavyweight, e27 which also…

More Than 300 Teams Apply For Asia’s Best Accelerator : JFDI Gearing Up For Their Next Class
2013년 08월 02일

JFDI’s 2nd program for 2013 is scheduled to start on 29 August and the first confirmed participating team is Vault Dragon, from Singapore. They will be joined by 10-12 other teams, drawn from over 1,400 individuals who registered interest. In exchange for a minority equity stake, every team will receive a package including $11,700 cash, mentoring valued at $117,000, technical and other vendor perks worth $234,000 and working space for the duration of…

KISED and the SMBA proudly present the K-APP Global Hub Program!
2013년 05월 14일

This program is dedicated towards helping Korean Startups get global perspective by sponsoring their travel to three major innovation hubs: Singapore, Israel, and Boston. KISED and the SMBA recognize the difficulty of startups going global with their user base and thus have created a fully immersive program to help take their companies to the next level. This six month, fully-sponsored program will include monthly intensive workshops, mentorship training, meetings with funding sources,…