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  • Ebay-Backed, Asian E-Commerce Company Giosis Lands $82.1M Series A

    Ebay-Backed, Asian E-Commerce Company Giosis Lands $82.1M Series A

    Giosis, the eBay-backed company behind e-commerce platform Qoo10, will boost its operations in Asia after landing an $82.1 million Series A led by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). Ebay (which owns a stake in Giosis as a joint venture with Korean shopping site Gmarket), Saban Capital Group, UVM 2 Venture Investments, Brookside Capital, and Oak Investment Partners also participated in the round. Read More

  • Singapore Restaurant Booking Site Chope Raises $2.5M Series B

    Singapore Restaurant Booking Site Chope Raises $2.5M Series B

    Chope has raised $2.5 million (S$3.2 million) in Series B funding. The round was led by local publishing house, Singapore Press Holdings, which now owns 27.8% of the startup, valued at $1.4 million (S$1.81 million). Chope operates a similar service to OpenTable, and allows restaurant bookings through its website and mobile apps. It provides a restaurant booking backend system licensed from a… Read More