By Quynh Nguyen
The investment was made through the $141-million Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, which is anchored and sponsored by non-profit Accion.
Pricebook last raised a funding round in 2016, securing an undisclosed sum from two Japan-based firms – KLab Venture Partners and Aucfan.
Kejora is currently deploying from a joint fund with S Korea’s Intervest that has a target corpus of $100 million.
Myanmar, where Viettel and its local partners launched a $1.5-billion 4G network last year, has emerged as one of the most promising markets for the company.
The Series A round, which is expected to close in a few weeks, is said to be in the region of $2-3 million.
The investment has been made through Patamar Capital’s women SME-focused impact fund.
The firm, an early backer of Indonesian unicorn Tokopedia, has also invested in fintech firm Amartha and B2B marketplace Ralali.
The island-wide roll-out is part of its continued beta phase for Singapore, which started in November.
A recent report suggested that Singapore-headquartered Grab has acquired a stake in OVO, which is owned by Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group.
The company said the fresh funding will be used to support its technology development, acquire new talent, and for product expansion in 2019.