Vietnam: Expara Ventures leads $400,000 funding in lifestyle startup WisePass Champagne being poured. Pixabay. Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc October 6, 2017 PremiumSingapore-based venture capital firm Expara Ventures has led a $400,000 seed funding round in lifestyle startup WisePass to help it expand to other Southeast Asian countries. Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at firstname.lastname@example.org.