Startup founders are building companies on WhatsApp
In Asia, where I work as a partner at an early-stage VC, startups are regularly rolling out a minimum viable product (MVP) and then transacting on messaging apps.
Vertex Ventures hits $230M first close on new fund for Southeast Asia and India
Tis the season to be raising in India and Southeast Asia. Hot on the heels of new funds from Strive and Jungle Ventures, so Singapore’s Vertex Ventures, a VC backed by sovereign wealth fund Tema
Singapore fintech startup Instarem closes $41M Series C for global growth
Singapore’s Instarem, a fintech startup that helps banks and consumers send money overseas at lower cost, has closed a $41 million Series C financing round to go after global expansion opportuni
Cross-border fintech startup Instarem raises $20M for global expansion
Instarem, a Singapore-based startup that helps banks transfer money overseas cheaply, has raised a Series C round of over $20 million for global expansion. The round is led by MDI Ventures — the
Cross-border payment startup InstaRem eyes IPO in 2020 after closing $13M Series B
Cross-border payment startup InstaRem has raised $13 million in new financing as it looks to expand its business, which is rooted in Asia, into Europe and North America ahead of an eventual public li
InstaRem raises $5M to make overseas money transfers cheaper and faster in Asia
InstaRem, an international remittance payments startup headquartered in Singapore, has raised $5 million in a round led by Vertex Ventures.