Cool to hear Amit on the radio:
Amit Anand, Managing Partner/Co-Founder, Jungle Ventures, joined Rishaad Salamat and Bryan Curtis on Daybreak Asia to discuss investment opportunities in South East Asia. He looks into the explosion in internet users across the region, how start-ups are taking advantage of that and some of the most interesting companies he has invested in.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/
UOB unveils machine learning solution to combat financial crime | Singapore Business Review:
Tookitaki’s anti-money laundering suite (AMLS) can be applied to all processes within the AML framework unlike solutions requiring the use of multiple systems to analyse subsets of the same data sets, enabling it to make sharper and swifter detection of high-risk companies and individuals and flag suspicious activities.
Congrats to Cameron and Brad!
One of the oldest Singapore SAAS companies making it on the global stage.
Global SaaS Commerce Platform TradeGecko Raises USD 10M in Series B Funding Led by TNB Aura Fund 1 & Aura Venture Fund, Business News – AsiaOne:
“We see a massive opportunity to provide the back-end systems of SMB commerce on a global scale”, said Cameron Priest, CEO of TradeGecko. “With the rapid growth of SMBs around the world, partnering with Aura enables us to leverage their market knowledge and extensive network. With the latest funding, we will continue to invest in solving our customers most challenging operational challenges.”
Skift’s Top Travel Startups to Watch 2018 – Skift:
REDDOORZ SINGAPORE AN OYO WITH SINGAPOREAN CHARACTERISTICS
Money Raised: Close to $20 million Headline Investors: Jungle Ventures, Susquehanna International Group and InnoVen Capital
Skift Take: Launched in 2015, RedDoorz is a network of budget branded lodging, with more than 500 properties primarily in Indonesia but also in Singapore and the Philippines. Yes, the company is mimicking a model that others pioneered in India. But we bet that its executives, led by co-founder and CEO Amit Saberwal, have the rare skills needed to lead their team of 180 workers in fending off looming competition from Chinese-owned budget hotels.