Funding

Digital Securities Platform iSTOX Bags US$50 Million From Japanese State-Backed Investors

Digital securities platform iSTOX announced that it had closed its Series A funding round with a total of US$50 million joined by two state-backed investors in Japan. The new investors include the venture capital arm of Japan Investment Corporation (JIC)

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Payments Specialist PPRO Achieves Unicorn Status With US$180 Million New Funding

PPRO, a London-based payments infrastructure provider, announced over US$ 180 million in new investment which pushed its valuation to over US$ 1 billion. Investors include Eurazeo Growth, Sprints Capital, and Wellington Management. This news comes just six months after the

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Moneythor Nets Undisclosed Amount of Investment From Navis Capital Partners

Asia-based private equity firm Navis Capital Partners has made an investment in Singaporean fintech startup Moneythor for an undisclosed amount. Founded in 2013, Moneythor provides financial institutions and fintech firms with solutions to enhance their digital banking services. Navis was advised

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Volopay Raises US$2.1 Million Ahead of APAC and Australia Expansion Plans

Volopay, Singaporean AI-based real-time expense management software, has raised US$2.1 million during its seed round funding. The investment round was led by Tinder founder Justin Mateen. Other investors joining the round were Soma Capital, CP Ventures, Y Combinator, VentureSouq, the

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MoMo Eyes Super App Status With the Close of US$100 Million Funding Round

Vietnamese e-wallet MoMo announced that it had raised US$100 million during its Series D funding round co-led by Goodwater, a Sillicon Valley fund and Warburg Pincus, according to a report by Reuters. New investors include Goodwater Capital, Kora Management and

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Grab’s Fintech Arm Secures Over US$300 Million in Series A Funding Round

Grab Financial Group (GFG), the fintech arm of Grab, announced that it has raised over US$300 million in its Series A funding round, led by Hanwha Asset Management Co. Ltd., South Korean asset management company. Other investors in the round

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Rapyd Bags $300 Million in Series D Funding Round

Rapyd, a Fintech-as-a-Service company, announced a $300 million Series D financing round led by Coatue, a global technology-focused investment manager. Several new investors participated in the financing, including Spark Capital, Avid Ventures, FJ Labs, and Latitude, along with further investment

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Indonesian Fintech BukuKas Raises US$ 10M in Sequoia Capital India Led Round

BukuKas, a digital platform and app for digitising SMEs in Indonesia, has raised USD 10 million during its Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital India, bringing the total funds raised to USD 22 million. Existing investors Saison Capital,

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Mambu to Deepen APAC Footprint With €110 Million Fund Injection

SaaS banking platform Mambu has raised €110 million during its latest funding round, securing a valuation of over €1.7 billion. With the Asia Pacific head office in Singapore, South East Asia will continue to be a key focus area for

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Funding Societies Bags Investment From Samsung Ventures

South East Asia’s P2P financing platform, Funding Societies also known as Modalku in Indonesia, announced that Samsung Venture Investment Corporation has invested in its latest funding round. Funding Societies intends to expand its technology team across to tap tech and

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