Venture News forms partnership with to create unique local tour and hotel lodging experience

Gobi-backed Triip partners with has formed a strategic partnership to provide an authentic local experience offerings which will give traditional lodging's a competitive edge.

Singapore-based Rewardz secures US$2.1 million strategic investment from Japan’s Benefit One for expansion plan

A Singapore-based startup, Rewardz managed to raise US$2 million from Japan's Benefit One. The fund will be used to fuel profitability and a possible market expansion plan into Japan.

Three VC firms to launch US$375 million Biomedical Translation Fund

The Australian government has selected three venture capital (VC) fund managers, namely Brandon Capital Partners, OneVentures Management and BioScience Managers to manage its A$500 million (about US$375 million) Biomedical Translation Fund which is aimed to support life sciences sectors.

China Merchants VC leads funding round in tech media platform

Technology media platform and startup services provider 36Kr has received around RMB100 million ($14 million) strategic investment in a new funding round led by China Merchants Venture Capital Management.

Japan’s fishing record application, ANGLERS raises six-digit figures from 500 Startups Japan and Ignis

Tokyo-based ANGLERS, a fishing record application has managed to secure tens of millions of yen from 500 Startup Japan and Ignis to build a fishing analysis function and a C2C marketplace allowing users to sell the fish they caught.

Warburg Pincus-backed D&J China launches US$1.45 billion industrial park fund with AVIC Trust

Warburg Pincus-backed integrated business park and suburban office operator - D&J Industrial Property Investment Ltd has launched a RMB10 billion (about US$1.45 billion) fund with AVIC Trust to invest in China's industrial infrastructure.

Airfrov, a Singaporean online shopping app connecting buyers with travelers enters Indonesia

After operating in Singapore for one and a half years, Airfrov, an online platform connecting travelers and buyers - sees the opportunities to expand into Indonesia and compete with local players.

Apache Zeppelin secures US$ 4.1 million Series A funding round led by Vertex Ventures

Apache Zeppelin raises a US$4.1 million Series A round led by Vertex Ventures and the former NFLabs has also revealed a new name, rebranding itself to Enterprise analytics company, ZEPL .

Malaysian YouthsToday gets US$33,719 grant at Korean startup competition, a platform that connects students with corporate sponsors for events has become one of the top 20 picks in K-Startup Grand Challenge, receiving US$33,719 in grant and investment.

31VENTURES of Japan leads investment in Dronomy, the Israeli construction drone-software startup

Dronomy's drone-based solution that helps construction companies enhance their site management and project control by building knowledge into their projects succeed in securing an undisclosed investment led by Mitsui Fudosan's 31VENTURES.
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