Microsoft, Singapore VC Expara, CLAS launch startup accelerator in Vietnam

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Vietnamese startups stand a chance to mop up funding of up to $500,000 from Microsoft Vietnam, Singapore-based venture capital firm Expara and Ho Chi Minh City-based Customer Loyalty and Acquisition Services (CLAS), as the three launched their CLAS Expara Startup Accelerator programmed earlier this week. The programme is receiving applications until… Read more »

Exclusive: First close for Expara’s S$30m fund

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Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm Expara Ventures, which invests in interactive and digital media startups in the city-state, Malaysia and Thailand, has held the first close of its second fund, on S$5 million, DEALSTREEASIA has learnt. It is understood the vehicle has received commitments for a large part of its S$30… Read more »

EXCLUSIVE: Expara to raise new $21.6m fund

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Singapore-based venture capital firm Expara Ventures, which invests in interactive and digital media startups in the city-state, Malaysia and Thailand, is raising a new fund with a target of S$30 million (US$ 21.6 million), an executive directly aware of the development said. Called the ‘Regional Early Stage Fund’, it will… Read more »