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Startup DTC Kasual raih pendanaan tahap awal dari East Ventures, memelopori instant commerce di Indonesia

Kasual, perusahaan direct to consumer (DTC) yang memelopori instant commerce untuk pakaian sehari-hari dengan fokus awal pada celana pria, telah meraih pendanaan tahap awal (seed funding) dari East Ventures dengan nilai yang tidak dipublikasikan. Investor lain juga berpartisipasi dalam putaran pendanaan ini.

November 10th, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News, Kasual|

‘It’s time to believe in the nation’s capability’: Willson Cuaca

The pandemic is not only a crisis, but also a situation that accelerates the growth of the digital economy. Co-Founder and Managing Partner of East Ventures, a sector-agnostic venture capital firm that has supported startups in Southeast Asia and Japan, Willson Cuaca told Kompas, Monday (8/16/2021). Since the very beginning, he has had faith in the capabilities of our own nation. This faith is what brings their investments and portfolio startups success.

November 3rd, 2021|East Ventures|

‘Saatnya percaya pada kemampuan bangsa’: Willson Cuaca

Pandemi bukan hanya sebuah krisis, tetapi sebuah keadaan yang mempercepat laju pengembangan teknologi digital. Co-founder dan Managing Partner East Ventures, korporasi Indonesia yang bergerak di investasi usaha rintisan di Asia Tenggara dan Jepang, Willson Cuaca menceritakan hal itu kepada Kompas, Senin (16/8/2021). Sejak awal ia juga percaya dengan kemampuan bangsa sendiri. Kepercayaan ini yang membuat investasi mereka dan usaha rintisan yang didanai sukses.

November 3rd, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News|

‘What it takes to be Indonesia’s next unicorn’: David Fernando Audy

Maintaining a successful and sustainable business is not only about having the brightest ideas nor having the largest amount of capital. It is also about execution, building the right team and giving the right solutions. However, above all, there are four pivotal pillars that startup companies must have as their strengths in order to transform into unicorns.

October 27th, 2021|East Ventures|

Komunal tingkatkan inklusi finansial Indonesia lewat digitalisasi dalam ekosistem pemerintah dan UMKM

Sekarang, adopsi digital di Indonesia telah meningkat pesat di luar Jakarta. Namun, masih ada kesenjangan finansial yang besar di Indonesia. Situasi inilah yang memanggil Hendry bersama kedua temannya, Kendrick Winoto dan Rico Tedyono, untuk melahirkan Komunal di tahun 2018 dengan satu visi: untuk mengakselerasi inklusi finansial Indonesia dengan mengeliminasi kesenjangan tersebut.

October 21st, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News, Komunal|

Komunal expands Indonesia’s financial inclusion through digitalization in government and MSMEs ecosystems

Today, the adoption of the digital economy has increased tremendously outside Jakarta. Despite that, there is still a wide financial gap in Indonesia. This situation called for Hendry and his peers, Kendrick Winoto and Rico Tedyono to give birth to Komunal in 2018 with one vision in mind: to accelerate the country’s financial inclusion by eliminating the aforementioned gap.

October 21st, 2021|East Ventures, Komunal|

Leading Singapore EdTech startup Geniebook raises US$16.6 million in Series A funding Round led by East Ventures and Lightspeed; to scale team with strategic new hires

Geniebook, Singapore’s largest online learning platform for the English, Mathematics and Science (EMS) syllabus, has secured US$16.6 million in a Series A funding round which was led by East Ventures (Growth fund), Lightspeed Venture Partners, several prominent angel investors, as well as senior executives from some of Southeast Asia’s most influential companies like Grab, Shopee and Gojek.

October 19th, 2021|East Ventures, Geniebook|

Startup edtech terkemuka di Singapura, Geniebook, meraih pendanaan Seri A senilai US$16,6 juta yang dipimpin oleh East Ventures dan Lightspeed; untuk mengembangkan tim dengan anggota strategis baru

Geniebook, platform pembelajaran online terbesar di Singapura untuk Bahasa Inggris, Matematika dan Ilmu Pengetahuan Alam (IPA) meraih US$16,6 juta dalam putaran pendanaan Seri A yang dipimpin oleh East Ventures (Growth fund), Lightspeed Venture Partners, beberapa angel investors, serta beberapa eksekutif senior dari perusahaan paling berpengaruh di Asia Tenggara seperti Grab, Shopee, dan Gojek.

October 19th, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Geniebook, Indonesia News|

Society’s online behavior enhances Indonesia’s digital economy investments

During Gambir Trade Talk #3: “Digital Economy Transformation: Indonesia’s Readiness”, held by the Indonesian Ministry of Trade on October 12, 2021, Willson Cuaca, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of East Ventures said that society’s change of behavior during the pandemic has accelerated digital adoption and increased the amount of digital investments in Indonesia.

October 13th, 2021|East Ventures|

Perilaku online masyarakat mendorong investasi ekonomi digital Indonesia

Dalam acara Gambir Trade Talk #3 yang bertajuk “Transformasi Ekonomi Digital: Kesiapan Indonesia”, yang diselenggarakan oleh Kementrian Perdagangan Indonesia tanggal 12 Oktober 2021, Willson Cuaca, Co-Founder dan Managing Partner East Ventures mengatakan bahwa perubahan perilaku masyarakat semasa pandemi ini telah mengakselerasi adopsi digital dan meningkatkan jumlah investasi digital di Indonesia.

October 13th, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News|

East Ventures-backed companies, Nalagenetics and Ruangguru, crowned as Top Startup in the G20 Innovation League 2021

Indonesian healthtech company focusing on personalized screening and intervention Nalagenetics and the leading edtech company in Southeast Asia Ruangguru have been chosen as the Top 10 startup in the G20 Innovation League 2021, an international forum held at Sorrento, Italy, on October 9-10, 2021.

October 12th, 2021|East Ventures, Nalagenetics, RuangGuru|

Portfolio East Ventures di Indonesia, Nalagenetics dan Ruangguru, dinobatkan sebagai Top Startup di G20 Innovation League 2021

Perusahaan teknologi medis yang berfokus pada personalisasi skrining dan intervensi Nalagenetics serta perusahaan teknologi pendidikan terbesar di Asia Tenggara Ruangguru dipilih sebagai Top 10 Startup unggul dalam forum internasional G20 Innovation League 2021 yang diselenggarakan di Sorrento, Italia, pada 9-10 Oktober 2021.

October 12th, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News, Nalagenetics, RuangGuru|

East Ventures co-leads series A funding round of US$ 15 million for Singapore-based Qapita

Singapore-based Qapita, provider of equity management SaaS solutions today announced it has raised a Series A round of US$ 15 million (approximately 213 billion rupiah). This round is co-led by Indonesia-based East Ventures (Growth Fund) and Vulcan Capital, with participation from NYCA and other existing investors including MassMutual Ventures, Endiya Partners. Several existing angel investors including Alto Partners, Partners of the Northstar Group and K3 Ventures invested in this round. This round will see Qapita expand its operations in Indonesia.

October 7th, 2021|East Ventures, Qapita|

East Ventures memimpin putaran pendanaan seri A sebesar US$15 juta untuk Qapita yang berbasis di Singapura

Qapita yang berbasis di Singapura, penyedia solusi SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) manajemen ekuitas pada hari ini mengumumkan perolehan pendanaan putaran Seri A sebesar US$ 15 juta (sekitar 213 milyar rupiah). Putaran ini dipimpin oleh East Ventures (Growth Fund) yang berbasis di Indonesia dan Vulcan Capital, dengan partisipasi dari NYCA dan para investor pendahulu meliputi MassMutual Ventures, Endiya Partners, beberapa angel investor pendahulu termasuk Alto Partners, para mitra dari Northstar Group dan K3 Ventures turut berinvestasi dalam putaran ini. Putaran ini akan digunakan untuk perluasan operasi Qapita di Indonesia.

October 7th, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News, Qapita|

Jojonomic amplifies enterprises’ efficiency through digitizing manual processes

Indrasto Budisantoso, CEO and Co-Founder of Jojonomic, believes that an exceptional startup founder is one who recalls and transforms pain points occurring in the society into an all around platform that caters to solving matters of a specific field. Having spent a good portion of his career as a management consultant at an international firm that required him to travel extensively and often, Indrasto found himself drowning in the tedious and repetitive process of having to do reimbursements manually.

October 5th, 2021|East Ventures, Jojonomic|

Jojonomic meningkatkan efisiensi perusahaan lewat digitalisasi proses manual

Indrasto Budisantoso, CEO dan Pendiri Jojonomic yakin bahwa pendiri startup yang istimewa adalah mereka yang mengingat dan mengubah masalah yang terjadi di masyarakat menjadi platform serba bisa yang dapat memecahkan kesulitan di bidang tertentu. Setelah menghabiskan sebagian besar karirnya sebagai konsultan manajemen yang mewajibkannya sering bepergian ke banyak tempat, Indrasto melakukan proses reimbursement secara manual yang membosankan dan repetitif.

October 5th, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News, Jojonomic|

Platform logistik regional Luwjistik raih US$ 1,1 juta dalam pendanaan tahap awal yang dipimpin oleh East Ventures

Luwjistik, sebuah perusahaan startup berbasis Singapura yang mengkhususkan diri dalam integrasi logistik e-commerce, telah memperoleh US$ 1,1 juta (sekitar 15 miliar rupiah) dalam pendanaan awal yang dipimpin oleh East Ventures, dengan partisipasi oleh Arise besutan MDI-Finch dan Global Founders Capital.

October 1st, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News, Luwjistik|

Chinese language learning startup T-Lab raises US$ 1.6 million in seed funding round led by East Ventures, targeting mainly the US and SEA market

T-Lab, an edtech company providing Chinese language learning targeting mainly the United States and Southeast Asia, announced earlier today that it has secured US$ 1.6 million of seed funding. The funding round is led by East Ventures with participation from K3 Ventures, Blue Elephant Capital, and Plug & Play. The fresh capital will be used to strengthen T-Lab’s research and development (R&D) division and enhance the curriculum for providing high-quality Chinese educational resources.

September 24th, 2021|East Ventures, T-Lab|

Startup edtech pembelajaran Bahasa Mandarin, T-Lab, meraih pendanaan tahap awal sebesar US$ 1,6 juta yang dipimpin oleh East Ventures, menargetkan pasar global terutama di Amerika dan Asia Tenggara

T-Lab, perusahaan edtech penyedia platform pembelajaran Bahasa Mandarin yang berfokus pada pasar global terutama Amerika dan Asia Tenggara, meraih pendanaan tahap awal senilai US$ 1,6 juta (sekitar 22,7 miliar rupiah). Dana segar ini akan digunakan untuk menguatkan tim riset dan pengembangan (R&D) T-Lab, dan meningkatkan kualitas kurikulum agar dapat menyediakan sumber pendidikan Bahasa Mandarin yang berkualitas.

September 24th, 2021|Bahasa, East Ventures, Indonesia News, T-Lab|

Indonesia’s fintech company Komunal raises US$ 2.1 million of series A funding led by East Ventures, further promoting the country’s financial inclusion

Komunal, Indonesia’s first fintech company to offer Neo-rural bank services locally, announced earlier today that it has secured US$ 2.1 million (approximately IDR 30 billion) in the Series A funding round. The investment is led by East Ventures with participation from Skystar Capital. Both investors also backed Komunal in the seed funding round. The fresh capital will accelerate Komunal’s mission to boost financial inclusion in Indonesia by enhancing its latest product DepositoBPR.

September 22nd, 2021|East Ventures, Komunal|