By Joji Thomas Philip
Venture debt as a percentage of venture capital in Southeast Asia is still low at approximately 5%, compared to 10-15% in more developed ecosystems.
The TKS1 fund will make early-stage investments in med-tech and life science companies.
The companies include four digital trade lenders and a platform to access global trade instruments.
The venture capital arm of telco Telkom Indonesia was joined by existing investors Telstra Ventures and NSI Ventures in the latest funding round.
The new fund is expected to have a first close before the end of this month and the final close by the end of 2018.
The platform allows users to see their design in a panoramic VR effect, helping designers generate renderings in a matter of seconds.
This makes Singha the second Thai investor in the latest funds of both Vertex and Kejora.
The latest investment from Blue Pool Capital, the investment firm of Alibaba founders Jack Ma and Joe Tsai, valued Rent the Runway at about $800 million.
It had already invested in Indonesian fund Kejora Ventures and Singapore-based fund Vertex Ventures.
Cheryl Yeoh claims that MovingForward has spurred many VCs to create new or make adjustments to their current anti-harassment/discrimination policies so that they apply to individuals outside the firm.