By alphabetical order:
- Fastacash – $15 million – July 2015
- KFit – $3.25 million – July 2015
- Luxola – acquired by LVMH – July 2015
Another of my favorite shopping site, Luxola is now acquired! Famed for providing consumers with a myriad of makeup, skincare and personal care products, as well as excellent customer service, they have braved a long but confident journey to success. Read more here
- Mobikon – $2.3 million – July 2015
A six-year-old, Singapore-based company that makes cloud-based software to help restaurants manage almost all aspects of their businesss, has raised $2.3 million in new funding led by returning investor Jungle Ventures, bringing it to a grand total of $5 million altogether. Read more here.
- PayWhere – $5 million – August 2015
One of NUS’ most successful startups, PayWhere, is recently acquired by Philippine telco PLDT for $5 mil. PayWhere is the company behind TackThis, a SAAS platform that allows entrepreneurs and business owners to set up their own online stores in just a few steps, manage their inventory, and accept payments through a variety of local providers. The acquisition comes about as a result of PLDT’s goal of building its digital commerce business in the Philippines and other emerging markets.
- Paktor – $7.4 million – June 2015
A two-year-old, Singapore-based social networking platform for singles, has raised $7.4 million in Series B funding from earlier investor, Vertex Venture Holdings and new backers Majuven, and Convergence Ventures. Previously, Paktor has raised $5 million from Vertex Ventures Holdings last year. Read more here.
- Matterport – $30 million – June 2015
A 4.5-year-old, Mountain View, Ca.-based company, well known for its $4,500 camera that takes 360 degree images of its environment, has raised $30 million in growth funding from Qualcomm Ventures and Singapore’s GIC. Read more here.
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