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East Ventures Launches $30M Indonesia-Focused Fund

Singapore-based VC firm East Ventures has launched a $30 million investment fund. This is the sixth fund launched by the VC firm. The fund will look for Seed to Series A technology startups in Southeast Asia. It will focus on Indonesia to leverage on the fund's local expertise.
Read by 55% of LPs September 20, 2017

Indonesia Boasts A Thriving Startup Ecosystem

In the first eight months of 2017, Indonesian startups collectively raised $3 billion in 53 investment deals, as per a report by Google and management consulting firm AT Kearney. According to the study, titled "Indonesia Venture Capital Outlook 2017", investment in the country's startup market jumped 68 times in the last five years to around $1.4 billion in 2016.
Read by 79% of LPs July 31, 2017

Indonesian VC Funding Slowed, Startups Decreased

VC funding activity in the Indonesian startup market slowed in the first half of 2017, many local VCs observed, noting a ‘significant’ decrement in the number of investable startups. As Indonesian VCs evolve, and after seeing a growing number of their portfolio companies shutting down, they are now beginning to realize that growth isn’t everything. Here's why. 
Read by 75% of LPs July 26, 2017

Assessing Competitive Barriers To Entry: DST Global's Partner | Podcast

Rahul Mehta, managing partner at DST Global, discusses how he leads the firm's efforts in the U.S., Indonesia and India, how he transitioned from tech investment banking to one of the leading growth funds and how to assess competitive barriers to entry. 
Read by 32% of LPs

June 16, 2017

10 Most Important Reads Of The Week - June 16, 2017

<span style="font-size: 13px;">It has been an eventful week, and it&#39;s easy to fall behind. Here are the 10 most important reads of the week.</span>
Read by 53% of LPs June 12, 2017

Billionaire Tim Draper Shifts Attention From China To Indonesia

Tim Draper is a billionaire investor and founder of VC firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Draper&nbsp;sees opportunities in Indonesia, especially with bitcoin and blockchain technology, as entrepreneurs take advantage of a lack of modern banking infrastructure to build their own.&nbsp;
Read by 62% of LPs April 11, 2017

Mizuho Financial Group To Establish $252M Fund

&nbsp;Mizuho Financial Group will set up an US$252 million (28 billion Japanese yen) investment fund early this summer to invest in small- and medium-sized companies in Southeast Asia. The fund is targeting businesses in countries such as Viet Nam, Indonesia and Malaysia. Each selected SME will receive around $9 million (1 billion yen).
Read by 47% of LPs April 06, 2017

Coal India Actively Looking To Invest In Coal Assets In Australia

<p>Coal India Ltd is actively looking to acquire coking coal assets in Australia, a senior company official told Reuters, as the country looks to beef up its foreign coal assets.</p> <p>The state-controlled company, which in January also listed the United States, Columbia, Canada and Indonesia as target destinations for investment, is currently zeroing in on Australia and South Africa, the Coal India official said.</p> <p>The world&#39;s top coal miner is looking at investing in coking coal assets in Australia &quot;a little more actively,&quot; the official said.</p> <p>India&#39;s coal minister Piyush Goyal said in February the company planned to acquire coking coal assets abroad as India lacked technology to economically develop local reserves, and that a rise in coking coal prices was encouraging for foreign acquisitions.</p>
Read by 47% of LPs March 30, 2017

Asia’s Coal Markets Tighten On Indonesia Port Probe, Australian Cyclone

Port disruptions in Indonesia and a cyclone hitting mines in Australia have tightened Asia&rsquo;s coal markets in March, while demand in China and other key import markets remains strong, lifting prices. Prompt thermal coal cargo prices for export from Australia&rsquo;s Newcastle port have risen by more than 11 percent since March 10, partly reversing a ...
Read by 41% of LPs March 07, 2017

Uber Agreed To, Then Scrapped, A Non-Compete Deal With Indonesian Unicorn Go-Jek

Uber may have a reputation for steamrolling its competitors, but it can be&nbsp;conciliatory at times. In 2015, a year before&nbsp;its&nbsp;retreat from China&nbsp;via the sale of its&nbsp;Chinese business to rival Didi, the U.S. company&nbsp;agreed to a non-compete deal with Go-Jek, a fast-growing on-demand service from Indonesia that&rsquo;s valued at over $1 billion, TechCrunch has learned.
Read by 34% of LPs