20 07, 2022

Pintarnya closes Seed fundraise at US$ 14.3 million; East Ventures and Vertex Ventures SEA & India join the round

2022-07-28T18:36:47+07:00July 20th, 2022|Press Release|

Pintarnya, one-stop digital platform for blue collar workers to find employment opportunities in Indonesia, today announced it has raised $8 million from East Ventures and Vertex Ventures SEA & India (VVSEAI), bringing the total seed funding to US$14.3 million, one of the largest seed funding rounds in Southeast Asia to-date.

18 05, 2022

Ruangguru advances education access in Indonesia by leveraging technology

2022-07-29T15:47:07+07:00May 18th, 2022|EVDCI|

Belva Devara and Iman Usman, Co-founders of Ruangguru, have both experienced the challenges of Indonesian education firsthand. Both of them originated from humble backgrounds and statistically speaking, access to higher education seemed improbable to them. Especially when quality education is still considered a privilege in the country.

13 05, 2022

A sustainable education and curriculum improvement: key drivers of digital-skilled workforces in Indonesia, a survey of EV-DCI

2022-07-29T15:46:37+07:00May 13th, 2022|East Ventures, EVDCI|

The improvement of education and curriculum has become a key to driving the quality of digital human resources in Indonesia. The finding was based on the Companies Perception to Indonesia’s digital Competitiveness survey contained in the East Ventures-Digital Competitiveness Index (EV-DCI) 2022 report. The survey was conducted on 71 startups in Indonesia, small, medium, and large (corporates).

12 01, 2022

East Ventures 2021 recap: 80+ deals made across SEA’s fastest growing sectors, aiming for sector diversification in 2022

2022-06-30T09:38:22+07:00January 12th, 2022|East Ventures|

Welcoming the new year of 2022, East Ventures is taking this opportunity to look back and reflect on the year 2021. Just like the rest of the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has also severely impacted our ecosystem—not only Indonesia, but it also took a heavy toll on Singapore and other SEA countries as well.

12 01, 2022

East Ventures di 2021: 80+ deal di berbagai sektor unggul di Asia Tenggara rampung, mengincar diversifikasi sektor di tahun 2022

2022-06-30T09:39:34+07:00January 12th, 2022|Indonesia, East Ventures|

Menyambut tahun 2022, East Ventures mengambil kesempatan ini untuk melihat kembali dan merefleksikan tahun 2021. Sama seperti di seluruh dunia, pandemi COVID-19 juga memberikan dampak yang sangat besar pada ekosistem kami—tidak hanya di Indonesia, namun juga Singapura dan negara-negara Asia Tenggara lainnya.

19 10, 2021

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

2022-06-30T09:38:24+07:00October 19th, 2021|East Ventures|

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.

12 10, 2021

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

2022-06-29T23:35:41+07:00October 12th, 2021|East Ventures|

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.