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[Reprint] FunNow, an app to book instant entertainment and leisure activities in Taiwan, Raises US$5M Investment
FunNow claims to have signed over 3,000 vendors, providing more than 20,000 activities and services daily for its 500,000 members
[Reprint] Grab Raises Another US$1B To Boost Its Presence In Indonesia
The Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant previously raised US$1 billion from Toyota a month ago
[Reprint] Communicating Capital: Here’s What You Need To Know When Announcing Your Funding News
It may seem trivial, but to reap the maximum benefits of your fundraising round, making a public announcement on it requires some strategy
Sunway Berhad Teams up with KK Fund to Launch US$50M Venture Capital Fund for Taiwanese and Southeast Asian Startups
Sunway Berhad, one of Malaysia's largest conglomerates, has launched a new fund of up to US$50 million for investing in digital startups based in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Venture Capital Fund Seeks Startups that Can Contribute Technology to Samsung, and It’s Eying Taiwan
Samsung NEXT, the venture capital arm of Korean tech giant Samsung, is hunting for a select few startups that can ultimately help the mother company.
[Reprint] Taiwanese Startups Target Global Expansion
Southeast Asia and Japan edge out ultra-competitive China as the markets of choice.
[Reprint] Taiwan's Travel Experience E-commerce Platform KKday Raises Funding From Alibaba to Expand to China
The startup has also launched a flagship store under Fliggy, the travel portal owned by Alibaba
Taiwan Tech Arena Makes First Overseas Appearance at Singapore’s Echelon Asia Summit
Taiwan’s sole government-backed startup incubator Taiwan Tech Arena has taken part in an industry summit in a foreign country for the first time.
Appier is Taiwan’s Most Well-funded Startup, CB Insights Says
Appier, a startup that uses AI to provide market analysis for businesses, receives the most funding from venture capitalists in Taiwan, according to CB Insights, a technology market research company.
Taipei’s Startups Found to be Lagging Behind Other Nations Including Hong Kong
Taipei dwellers may be some of the most tech-savvy people in the world, but the city’s number of startups and their overall value still falls beneath international averages.
Austin-based Startup Accelerator STEEP! Plans to Help Taiwanese Entrepreneurs Break into the American Market
Austin-based startup accelerator STEEP!, otherwise known as the Supporting Taiwanese Entrepreneurs Everywhere Project, plans to invest in seven Taiwanese startups within the next two years.
[Reprint] 6 Bad Angel Investor Practices That Will Sabotage A Startup's Success
A key advantage of angels is that as individuals, we can make decisions quicker and move faster than the average VC