[LONDON] Technology investors get it wrong all the time. Venture capital stalwart Marc Andreessen, for example, reckons funds write off half their deals, but can make up for the flops with a few...

TEMASEK Holdings is actively focused on "aspiring unicorns" out of South-east Asia, and expects to announce a couple of deals in the pipeline in the next few months, its senior executive told The...

IT is late cycle in the era of unicorn madness. All that capital sloshing around looking for a home has made it easier for promising startups to get funded, but also made it too easy for many that...

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A STRICT seed-stage focus and building brands out of consumer trends are some of the investment strategies that venture funds will deploy in South-east Asia over the next five years.

DESPITE a challenging year for global financial markets in 2018, Singapore’s assets under management (AUM) increased further by 5.4 per cent to S$3.44 trillion, according to an annual poll by the...

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VERTEX Growth Fund, the sixth and newest member of Vertex Venture Holdings' global venture capital (VC) network, has raised US$290 million for its inaugural fund.

VERTEX Growth Fund, the sixth and newest member of Vertex Venture Holdings’ global network of venture capital (VC) funds, has raised US$290 million for its inaugural fund.

ASEAN-focused venture capital (VC) fund-raising is on course to match the record figures reached last year, even as buyout deal values are falling amid a challenging macroeconomic environment,...

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WHEN the time came for one of SGInnovate's portfolio companies to raise Series B funds, the Singapore-based deep tech startup found that there was no local investor either willing or big enough to...

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THE backer of tech big shots such as Uber, Spotify and Alibaba has waltzed into town brandishing a US$100 million war chest.