SEA Digest: Giftee backs Malaysia's AdEasy; Vietnam's ThinkZone launches Batch 3 

SEA Digest: Giftee backs Malaysia's AdEasy; Vietnam's ThinkZone launches Batch 3 

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Malaysia’s online marketplace for offline advertising AdEasy has secured funding from Japanese eGift service provider Giftee Inc while Vietnam-based accelerator ThinkZone has launched its third batch, providing local startups with $100,000 support packages. 

AdEasy raises funding from Japanese Giftee Inc

Malaysia’s online marketplace for offline advertising AdEasy announced Thursday it has secured funding from Japanese eGift service provider Giftee Inc through their Malaysian subsidiary, Giftee Malaysia.

This marks Giftee Inc’s first major investment outside of Japan as it expands into Southeast Asia. This round of funding is on top of the over RM1.8 million ($455,000) raised in two previous rounds of crowdfunding, and angel investment,  bringing AdEasy’s valuation to RM17.5 million ($4.1 million). 

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