Asia Digest: Franklin Templeton, Wavemaker back Bambu; Weekly Shirts gets $5m

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Asia remains a major destination for foreign investments, the latest in the series being Franklin Templeton and Wavemaker’s strategic investment in robo-advisory firm Bambu. Besides, Korea’s Weekly Shirts, a clothing rental service venture, has closed a $5 million seed round led by K Cube Ventures along with D.Camp and the Yoonmin Foundation.

Franklin Templeton, Wavemaker invest in Bambu

Singapore-based B2B robo-advisor platform provider Bambu on Wednesday announced that it has secured a strategic investment from Franklin Templeton Investments, Wavemaker Partners, and fintech investor Robby Hilkowitz.

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