Intouch Holdings Plc (INTUCH) has appointmented Philip Chen Chong Tan as acting group chief executive officer in place of Somprasong Boonyachai, who retired at the end of last year. The appointment has been effective since January 1, 2016. Tan has been a senior executive with a successful professional track record for more than… Read more »
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It plans to fund around 500 million to 1 billion baht to co-invest in each project and expects to wrap up the deals by the end of this year.
Thailand’s largest telecom firm Intouch Holdings (INTUCH) is chasing around 10 deals to invest in Thai startups through its venture capital arm InVent, says President Group Investor Relations Tomyantee Kongpoolsilpa. “We should be able to close the deals and announce some of them soon,” she told the media at the Stock Exchange… Read more »
Social Nation is InVent’s 10th portfolio company and its first investment in the United States. The previous investments include local business review portal Wongnai, golf-course booking platform Golfdigg and mobile-first engagement solutions Playbasis.
Wongnai is the ninth portfolio company and the largest investment of InVent, a venture capital unit of Intouch Holdings, as well as the first-ever Series B investment in startups made by a Thai VC so far.
Golfdigg Co Ltd, the creator of the golf booking application “golfdigg” on smartphone, has secured 23.83 million baht (around $670,000) in funding from InVent, a venture capital arm of Intouch Holdings PCL, to develop a better platform to meet the needs of golfers. This deal marks InVent’s seventh venture investment…. Read more »
Thailand’s gaming studio Infinity Levels Studio has secured $500,000 seed funding from InVent, a venture-capital unit of Intouch Holdings PCL. According to an official statement by InVent, Infinity Levels will use this fund to for global launch of the animal racing game Ranch Run and launch two other titles of the same game… Read more »
Sinoze, a leading mobile games developer in Thailand has raised around $700,000 from InVent, the venture capitalist arm of Thailand’s largest telco Intouch. The deal has seen Intouch Holdings Plc (INTUCH) subscribing to 6,000 newly-issued shares in Sinoze Company Limited, equivalent to 16.67 per cent of its paid-up capital, for 22.5 million baht (approximately $700,000) through… Read more »
Temasek, which owns 51 per cent of Singtel, held similar discussions with the city-state’s biggest phone company in 2014, though political tensions in Thailand at that time scuttled deal prospects.
Intouch Media Company, a subsidiary of Intouch Holdings Plc, and South Korea-based Hyundai Home Shopping Network Corporation (Hyundai Home Shopping) has set up a joint venture firm called HIGH Shopping Company to penetrate the home-shopping market in Thailand. HIGH Shopping has an authorised capital of 500 million baht ($15.4million). Intouch… Read more »