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  • NSI Ventures hits first close on new $125M fund for Southeast Asia

    NSI Ventures hits first close on new $125M fund for Southeast Asia

    There’s been pause since Southeast Asia last welcomed fresh venture capital, but one reload is on its way after NSI Ventures, an early investor in Indonesian unicorn and Uber rival Go-Jek, announced a first close of its second fund. The target is $125 million, which represents a significant increase on its first fund of $90 million. The firm said it has pulled in $75 million of… 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