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Golden Gate Ventures Invests Over US$6M in 6 New Companies

Singapore – November 11, 2015 – Coming off the heels of three recent investments (HipVan, Omise, and Laku6), Golden Gate Ventures is announcing six additions to its portfolio, from Indonesia to Thailand. These new investments continue Golden Gate Ventures’ record of investing in e-commerce, marketplaces, and mobile services, with a strong focus on the largest

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Omise Raises Expansion Round Financed by Golden Gate Ventures

Singapore – October 28, 2015, the online payment gateway, Omise, announced today that it has raised a new expansion round of financing from Golden Gate Ventures to help Omise’s expansion to Singapore and around the region. This is the company’s third financing after its previous USD $2.6 million raised in May. Founded in June 2013

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Indonesia: Laku6 secures undisclosed seed funding in round led by Golden Gate Ventures

October 26, 2015 – Indonesia-based used phone ecommerce site Laku6 has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding, after launching in July 2015, with Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures leading the investment, followed by several local angel investors. Launched by co-founders Alvin Yap (CEO) and Heng Shing Kae (CTO), the founding team combines serial entrepreneurship and technical experience.

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HipVan Raises S$4.7M Series A Financing Led by Golden Gate Ventures

HipVan (www.hipvan.com) announced today that it has closed its Series A funding of S$4.7m led by Singapore based Golden Gate Ventures with participation from East Ventures, Toivo Annus, LionRock Global, and other individual investors including the Managing Director & CFO of Barclays Asia Pacific. This is HipVan’s 2nd funding round following its S$1.65m seed funding

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Temasek invests $90m in 4 venture capital firms here

Government investment company Temasek Holdings has pumped $90 million into four local venture capital (VC) firms this year, to help fledgling start-ups expand their business operations. They are: NSI Ventures, Monk’s Hill Ventures, Jungle Ventures and Golden Gate Ventures. Temasek did not disclose the investment sums in each case. Mr Ong Beng Teck, managing director

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Golden Gate Ventures Announces US$50M Second Fund For Southeast Asia

After 25 successful investments, Golden Gate Ventures, a South East Asia fund focused on strengthening ties between Silicon Valley and Asia, announces their second fund, a US$50M early-stage VC fund. SINGAPORE – 29 July 2015 – Golden Gate Ventures announces the first close of their second fund, Golden Gate Ventures Fund II LP, a US$50M

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Food Services Gobble Venture Capital

Venture investors have gotten themselves quite an appetite. They invested $418.4 million into a dozen restaurant and food-service startups in the second quarter of this year, more than in any other similar period since 1992, when Dow Jones VentureSource began keeping records, Yuliya Chernova reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. The second-largest quarter by both total

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