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iPrice raises $4M for its e-commerce aggregator service in Southeast Asia

iPrice, an 18-month old e-commerce aggregation service that's active in seven countries in Southeast Asia, has closed a $4 million Series A funding round.

How Southeast Asia’s VC scene stacks up to China’s VC scene

Some VC firms have a global presence. But startup investment tends to be a very local activity. Gobi Partners’ Kay-Mok Ku, Convergence Ventures’ Adrian Li and Golden Gate Ventures’ Jeffrey Paine

Asia Pacific cross-border payment startup Airwallex lands $3M

Fintech companies are continuing to draw interest from investors in Asia. The latest company to pull in financing is Airwallex, a China-Australia startup that specializes in cross-border transactions.

Gobi Partners and MAVCAP launch a $14.5M seed fund for Southeast Asian startups

Gobi Partners has partnered with Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhard (MAVCAP), which claims to be the country’s largest venture capital firm, to launch a $14.5 million fund dedicated to seed

Malaysia-based RecomN, which helps customers find providers for important projects, raises $1M

RecomN, a platform that helps Malaysian and Indonesian users find service providers for important projects, will enter new Southeast Asian markets after raising $1 million in seed funding from Gobi Pa

Hermo, One Of Southeast Asia’s Top Beauty Sites, Lands $2M Series A

Browsing for beauty products should be relaxing, but anyone who has visited a makeup counter knows that you often weather a deluge of upselling before finally escaping with a purchase. Hermo, a Malays

Gobi Partners Launches $94M Fund For Early-Stage Startups In China

China’s economic slowdown is causing concern all over the world, but that doesn’t mean tech innovation in the country will grind to a halt. Gobi Partners believes companies still have room to grow

Eko Communications Lands $5.7M For Its Messaging Platform For Corporates In Asia

Slack opened the tech world's mind to the potential of messaging inside organizations, but there are plenty of others working to bring the concept to different kinds of businesses. One such startup, E

Southeast Asian Restaurant Booking App Offpeak Gets $800,000

Offpeak, a Malaysia-based restaurant booking startup, has raised a Series A round of $800,000 led by Gobi Partners. The company will use its new capital to expand into Southeast Asian cities, starting

8D World Gets $5.25 Million More To Teach English As A Foreign Language Online

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0002/1757/21757v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"> A startup based in Shanghai, with United States headquarters in Woburn, Mass., <a href="http

In English-Crazy China, 8D World Teaches Kids To Speak In Virtual Worlds; Lands A Deal With CCTV

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/wizworld.jpg"> In China, learning spoken English is giving rise to a huge and growing market. For instance, in addition to English classes i