Here is a list of venture capital firms with a presence in Singapore that are actively investing in startups. While venture capital and private equity firms appear similar in their objectives — to make money through means like a company’s sale or IPO — they possess very different mindsets. This list doesn’t contain private equity firms. Read more
Singapore-based YFind, an indoor positioning company, has raised S$1.5M (US$$1.18M) from Innosight Ventures and Walden International, it announced in a press release.
The company has developed patent-pending technology called YFind Positioning System enables users to find out there exact location in indoor or dense urban environments, with less than three meters accuracy.
The technology is WiFi-based, purportedly low cost, and works on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry. Applications for it include mobile advertising, business intelligence, and asset management. Read more
International venture capital firm, Walden International today announced its first investment using Seed Ventures IV Pte. Ltd, a S$20 million (approximately US$13.3 million) venture fund as the vehicle. This was set up under the Singapore National Research Foundation’s (“NRF”) Early Stage Venture Funding Scheme. This S$2million (approximately US$1.33 million) investment in Brandtology Pte Ltd is Walden’s first under this new fund. Read more