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Abra adds 20 cryptocurrencies to its wallet app

Abra, a global currency wallet that was the belle of the early Bitcoin ball, has just added 20 cryptocurrencies and 50 fiat currencies, a feature that allows you to top up and send cash and cryptocurr

SeedPlus closes $18M early-stage fund backed by Cisco, Eight Roads and others

SeedPlus, the early-stage investment firm backed by Singapore’s Jungle Ventures, has closed its debut fund at a total of SG$25 million, or approximately $18 million. The firm also announced th

Jungle Ventures closes $100M fund for startups in Southeast Asia

Singapore's Jungle Ventures today confirmed the final close of its newest $100 million fund for investments in Southeast Asia. The firm first announced plans for the fund, which is its second, in Sept

India’s Livspace raises $15 million for its online home design platform

India-based home design and furnishing company Livspace has closed a $15 million Series B round which will be used to fund an expansion into new cities.

Mobile security startup Appknox lands funding to focus on Southeast Asia

Bugs be gone! That's the philosophy behind Appknox, a mobile security startup from Singapore which has raised $640,000 in a pre-Series A funding round.

FinAccel takes on Southeast Asia’s lending industry with easy online credit service

Credit card penetration is one of those problems that isn't really a 'problem' in the West. In the U.S. alone, 232 million adults are said to own at least one credit card, with 18 percent of consumers

SeedPlus is an early-stage fund focused on finding global startups in Southeast Asia

There's a new early-stage fund in town -- town being Southeast Asia. Singapore-based Jungle Ventures, the VC firm that launched a $100 million fund last year, today announced a new fund focused on see

Singapore’s Jungle Ventures brings on three new operating partners

Jungle Ventures, the Singapore-based VC firm that launched a $100 million fund last year, has recruited three new operating partners to its team. Michael Smith comes from streaming service HOOQ, where

Jungle Ventures Returns To The Table With A New $100M Fund For Asia

Jungle Ventures, one of a group of fresh VC firms that have burst on the scene in Asia these past few years, is stepping things up after announcing a new $100 million fund.

CatchThatBus Lands $1.5M For Mobile Bus Ticketing In Southeast Asia

CatchThatBus, the startup behind a mobile app that covers bus booking and information in Malaysia and Singapore, has closed a $1.5 million bridge round ahead of a planned Series A raise and expansion

Livspace Lands $8M To Expand Its Online Home Design Service In India

Livspace, an interior design and home furnishings e-commerce startup in India, has closed $8 million in fresh funding to expand its nine-month-old service.

ZipDial, The Missed-Call Leader In India, Adds Jungle Ventures To Seed Round And Launches In Sri Lanka

ZipDial, the company based in India that has turned missed calls into a business, has raised new funds from Jungle Ventures and launched its service in Sri Lanka. The company has clients like P&G

Ex-Asia Head of Facebook Mobile Joins Jungle Ventures As Entrepreneur-In-Residence

Jungle Ventures, a VC in Singapore, has added Alon Sobol as an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR). Sobol was up till last year head of mobile partnerships for Facebook in Asia, and has been an advisor fo