Deal focus: EdenFarm rethinks Indonesian agriculture
EdenFarm is tackling Indonesia’s fragmented agribusiness space with a B2B fresh produce marketplace that not only helps distribute crops, but helps them grow in the first place
TMI Ventures leads $13.5m round for Indonesia's EdenFarm
Indonesian agriculture technology start-up EdenFarm has raised a USD 13.5m round led by TMI Ventures, the investment arm of local wireless network operator Telkomsel.
AC, Indies sign up to Malaysia government tech drive
Indonesia-focused AC Ventures and Indies Capital have agreed to support a Malaysian tech investment programme led by government VC unit Penjana Kapital.
Q&A: AC Ventures’ Adrian Li
Adrian Li, founder and managing partner of Indonesia-focused AC Ventures, on Chinese incursions into Southeast Asia, localisation versus scale, the prospect of a protracted downturn, and being an Ironman
Strategic players converge in Indonesia waste start-up Series A
Indonesia’s Waste4Change signalled broad appetite for exposure to local waste management services with a USD 5m Series A round featuring a diverse range of strategic backers.
East leads $10m round for Indonesia fintech player Alami
East Ventures has led a USD 10m pre-Series B round for Indonesia’s Alami, a sharia-compliant financial technology provider and small business lender.
Indonesian crypto exchange Reku raises $11m
Indonesia’s AC Ventures has led a USD 11m Series A round for Reku, a local crypto exchange that claims to offer the lowest fees in the market.
Glade Brook leads $20m round for Indonesia's Kitabeli
Glade Brook Capital Partners has led a USD 20m round for Kitabeli, which claims to be the largest fast-moving consumer goods social commerce platform in Indonesia’s lower-tier cities.
Indonesia grocery delivery player Astro raises $60m
Indonesia-based on-demand grocery delivery platform Astro has secured USD 60m in Series B funding led by Accel Partners, Citius, and Tiger Global Management.
GIC leads $80m round for Indonesia's Bibit
GIC has led an USD 80m funding round for Bibit, operator of one of Indonesia’s largest robo-advisory investment apps. Prosus Ventures and other existing investors also took part.
Deal focus: Affirma sees promise in Asia e-scooters
Affirma Capital has led a USD 93m Series B round for Singapore-based e-scooter provider Beam, citing its ability to internationalise a locally-focused and increasingly popular business model
Indonesia's AC Ventures hires Helen Wong as venture partner
Helen Wong, previously a China and Southeast Asia-focused partner at GGV Ventures and Qiming Venture Partners, has joined Indonesia’s AC Ventures as a senior advisor and venture partner.
Indonesia fishery app Aruna extends Series A to $65m
Indonesian fishing industry app Aruna has raised USD 30m led by Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia & India. It is described as an extension of a Series A round launched in mid-2020.
MDI leads $108m round for Indonesia's KoinWorks
MDI Ventures, the VC arm of Telkom Indonesia, has led a USD 108m Series C round for Indonesia P2P lending platform KoinWorks.
Fund focus: AC Ventures hits its stride early
AC Ventures rallies global investors for an Indonesia-heavy Southeast Asia thesis, more than doubling its expected corpus as pandemic disruption changes everything but the plan
Indonesia’s AC Ventures closes debut fund at $205 million
AC Ventures, an early-stage investor created through the merger of Indonesia’s Agaeti Ventures and Convergence Ventures, has closed its debut fund at $205 million. The target was $80 million.
Deal focus: Bibit lays claim to be Indonesia’s Robinhood
A couple of quickfire funding rounds for Bibit reflects global investor appetite for robo-advisory businesses and the Indonesian company’s rare double-headed product offering
Sequoia India leads $65m round for Indonesia's Bibit
Sequoia Capital India has led a $65 million round for Indonesia robo-advisory app Bibit four months after leading a separate $30 million investment.
Indonesia's Shipper gets $63m Series B
Indonesian logistics start-up Shipper has raised a $63 million Series B round led by DST Global and Sequoia Capital India.
Sequoia India leads $30m round for Indonesia's Bibit
Sequoia Capital India has led a $30 million investment in Bibit, an Indonesian robo-advisory app for first-time investors.
Indonesia's AC Ventures hits first close on debut fund
AC Ventures, a recent merger of Indonesia’s Agaeti Ventures and Convergence Ventures, has reached a first close of $56 million for its debut fund as a combined group. The target is $80 million.
Duo of Indonesia fishery start-ups attracts funding
Northstar Group and Go-Ventures have led a Series B round of undisclosed size for Indonesia’s eFishery, while East Ventures has backed a $5.5 million Series A for fishing industry app Aruna.
Tenaya Capital leads Series A round in Indonesia’s Kargo
Indonesian logistics platform Kargo Technologies has finalised a IDR504 billion ($31 million) Series A round led by Tenaya Capital, formerly the venture arm of Lehman Brothers.