SE Asia Digest: SucSEED backs Eunimart; BookDoc seeks funds; PrivyID-Investree pact

SucSEED Venture Partners, an angel network based in India, has provided financing for Eunimart while, in Southeast Asia, Malaysian healthcare startup BookDoc said it was raising a Series A round from strategic investors, and Indonesia’s PrivyID has partnered Investree to offer digital signature on the latter’s platform.

SucSEED Venture Partners funds e-commerce management platform Eunimart

Indian angel network SucSEED Venture Partners has invested in Eunimart Crossborder, a Singapore-listed omnichannel trade, and commerce management platform, according to a statement.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Eunimart offers merchants access to 18 marketplaces, 10 shipping partners, two payment partners, warehousing options and other service providers across 84 countries. It leverages AI to also support small- and medium-sized businesses with various operational tools such as PoS, pricing management, cataloguing, returns management and e-fulfillment.

Malaysia’s BookDoc seeks Series A funding from strategic investors

Malaysian healthtech startup BookDoc said it was looking to raise a Series A investment from strategic partners.

The company’s founder, Chevy Beh, said the company was approached by venture capital firms but it decided to go for strategic investors.

“We look forward to ending the year with more strategic partnerships with insurance companies and conglomerates, adding deep understanding in business, product, and technology to our growing ecosystem,” he said.

BookDoc, which connects users with healthcare professionals, currently has over 40,000 healthcare providers and offers over 5,000 products and services on its platform. It integrates with services in navigation, transportation, accommodation and health alerts such as Google Map, Waze, Grab, Agoda, Airbnb, TripAdvisor, and MIMS.

The company is backed by Stanley Ho, a member of the Brunei Royal family, and Indonesia-based Achmad Hamami billionaire family.

PrivyID, Investree partner to enable digital signature for loans

Digital signature platform PrivyID has partnered with P2P lending platform Investree to enable digital signature for Investree’s loan applications.

“This collaboration with PrivyID is expected to have a positive impact on our business, especially in Investree’s number of borrowers and lenders, while also speeding up the procedure for loan disbursement,” Investree co-founder and chief executive Adrian Gunadi said in a statement.

Investree’s borrowers are now able to sign loan agreements using their PrivyID account. PrivyID has secured a certificate of Information Security Management and has obtained a nod from the Indonesian Communication and Information Technology Ministry.

Investree offers P2P lending services in conventional and Islamic Syariah loans. The platform acts as a bridge between lenders and borrowers.