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2017 Q3

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Curators of Philippines
Venture capital (Series B)
@KatManalac via Tech in Asia

The Philippines just got its first billion-dollar startup

Undisclosed funding
Tech in Asia

Philippines property portal pockets cash from online classifieds specialist

$9,700,000 Venture capital

Philippines: PawnHero bags $9.7m financing, partners PLDT fintech arm

$127,628 Seed fund
Tech in Asia

Brief: Filipino ecommerce site Poundit raises six-figure funding

Apps & Services

Captain's Log, Sept 8: Ninja Van is eyeing US$60M funding, Xurpas is "most active" SEA tech acquirer

Startup events Jobs
Comms Business

NEC Launches Smart Communications System

Apps & Services Cloud
Private equity
Carret Private , DealStreetAsia

Carret Private to acquire 20% stake in Maestro Holdings (Deal Street Asia)

$110,000,000 Venture capital
FinSMEs , Mesitis | Private Wealth Financial Technology Solutions , TechCrunch

Viu Raises $110M in Funding

$2,100,000 Seed fund
Tech in Asia , TechCrunch , Forbes , +1

‘Airbnb for workspaces’ gets $2m for regional expansion

Funding Asia

Lombard Risk and Smart Communications partner for automated contract and margin call management


Asian Development Bank Invests $57.7 Million To Develop Renewable Energy In Southeast Asia

Asia Energy Stock markets
Nieman Lab

Facebook rules the Internet in the Philippines. Rappler walks the line between partnership and criticism

$6,000,000 Venture capital

500 Startups-backed Acudeen bags $6m fintech financing deal with RCBC

$2,300,000 Venture capital
Tech in Asia , Frontier Digital Ventures

Catcha-backed Frontier Digital injects $3.5m into two online classified sites


BDO Unibank extends Fiserv contract

$5,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
TechCrunch , Tech in Asia , FinSMEs , +3

Naspers pours $5M into Coins, a fintech startup for Southeast Asia’s unbanked population

Asia Payments

Partners Group buys majority stake in SPi from CVC

$1,300,000 Seed fund
Tech in Asia , e27

This Filipino startup raised a $2.5m seed round to help small businesses grow

Stock markets Payments Funding
TechCrunch , PE Hub

First Circle raises $1.3M for its SME lending service in the Philippines

Stock markets Asia
Tech in Asia

Seedstars World winner Acudeen fixes cash flow problems of small business owners