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SEA unicorns creating new wave of entrepreneurs, startup capital
February 14, 2020

The thriving startup ecosystem and string of unicorns in Southeast Asia have helped create a new community of entrepreneurs who are investing in other startups and offering access to new capital that ...

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Telco start-up Circles.Life snags funding from Warburg Pincus
February 14, 2020

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Singapore-based telco start-up Circles.Life announced on Tuesday (Feb 11) it has received funding in an equity round from global private equity (PE) firm Warburg Pincu...

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SoftBank said to plan US$5B writedown driven by Uber, WeWork holdings
October 29, 2019

SoftBank is planning to take a writedown of at least US$5 billion to reflect a plunge in the value of some of its biggest holdings, including WeWork and Uber Technologies Inc., according to people wit...

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Business Finland Launches Dealflow Service
October 25, 2019

To help investors to find deals from Finland more efficiently, Finland opened a new digital dealflow service for investors worldwide in June 2019. This free service is provided by Business Finland, th...

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GIC, KKR invest US$685m in Philippines' top hospital chain Metro Pacific Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/gic-kkr-investment-philippines-private-hospital-metro-pacific-120021
October 18, 2019

MANILA: A KKR-led consortium said it will invest US$685 million in the largest hospital group in the Philippines, seeking to capitalise on growing demand for private healthcare in Southeast Asia....

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Singapore’s Insignia Closes $200 Million Southeast Asia Fund
October 17, 2019

Insignia Ventures Partners, a Singapore-based firm founded by a former venture partner of Sequoia Capital, has closed its second Southeast Asian fund at $200 million. The new fund underscores growing...

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