By Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc
The round was led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a $1-billion fund created in 2016 by a group of billionaires including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Jack Ma.
The Pacific Blockchain Research Institute is being set up in Indonesia while Facebook has launched its Startup Station initiative in Singapore.
Other investors in this round include Benchmark Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Cisco, Venrock, Vintage Investment Partners and Viola Group.
The startup said the fresh funds will allow it to scale up its mobility-as-a-service solution rapidly in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia.
The sales of its chemical business will allow AkzoNobel to focus solely on its paints and coatings business.
Singapore’s LTA will grant licences to Chinese players, Mobike and ofo, and SG Bike among others.
The fund, which will also see the family office allocate capital for a co-investment pool, will focus on providing credit to the healthcare and education sectors in Southeast Asia and India.
The acquisitions are part of a strategy to broaden asset and earnings base in Japan.
The co-working space operator currently has four locations in Singapore and Hong Kong, including one that is opening next year.
First Origin International Ltd agreed to acquire the business in March last year for $907 million.