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Singapore: Fraser Logistics, Roxy Pacific & Mapletree strike property deals

In latest real estate sector developments from Singapore-based players, Frasers Logistics & Industrial Trust is acquiring two call option properties while Roxy Pacific announced that it was buying Harbour View Gardens asset for $25 million. Also, Mapletree Logistics Trust said it was acquiring four Australian properties.


Australia: FoodByUs launches with $1.5m funding; Startupbootcamp’s Australia edition

Latest in the Australian startup scene saw Menulog co-founder launch FoodByUs with AU$2 million (US$1.51m) funding, while one of the world’s most prominent startup accelerator Startupbootcamp has announced entering the Australian market next year.


Major VCs in region form ASEAN lobby to ride regional opportunity

The Singapore Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SVCA) and the Indonesia Venture Capital & Startup Association (AMVESINDO) jointly announced the creation of the ASEAN Venture Council (AVC).


Australia: DoseMe closes Series A; One10 opens new accelerators; Mimecast sets up APAC HQ

Latest in Australia saw Brisbane-based healthcare technology startup DoseMe close a AU$2.6 million (US$1.96) Series A and One10 launch two new social enterprise accelerator programs while Britain’s Mimecast set its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne.


Australia: Sydney’s Evergen raises $2.82m to market intelligent home energy solution

Sydney-based renewable energy startup Evergen has raised A$3.7 million ($2.82 million) as it aims to take “Australia’s first intelligent home energy system” to the market. It closed A$2.9 million ($2.21 million) in investment from AMP Capital and former chief executive of AMP, Stephen Dunne, who serves as chairman of Evergen’s board. The round… Read more »


Singapore: Terratech to issue new shares; The Marketing Group acquires Vodrum

The Terratech group is planning to issue 74 million new shares, while The Marketing Group Plc, which is listed on the NASDAQ Firth North, has acquired Vodrum and its subsidiaries to grow its marketing footprint globally.


Australia: Evolution Mining acquires mine; Ignition Wealth secures $750k funding

Latest in Australia saw Glencore sell future output from a copper and gold mine to Australia’s Evolution Mining while startup Ignition Wealth secured $750k.


Australia:iRecruit gets $417k; The Beanstalk factory secures partnerships

Australia’s startup ecosystem saw pre-launch iRecruit secure a AU$550k (US$417k) funding while Sydney startup The Beanstalk Factory has built a web of several partnerships.


Australia: Canberra plans mid-market fund; Macquarie Park to become innovation district

Canberra is shifting its focus from startups to allocate more funding for mid-market companies, while Macquarie Park is being developed into an innovation district to attract and host startup ventures.


Australia Dealbook: 1st Available buys OzDocsOnline; Aurora Labs listing

Australia Dealbook: 1st Available buys OzDocsOnline; Aurora Labs listing