Singapore-based personalised celebrity video platform ACE has raised $400,000 in pre-seed funding while Australian logistics technology company Shippit has announced a partnership with Singapore Post.
ACE raises $400k in funding
Singapore-based personalised celebrity video platform ACE has raised $400,000 in pre-seed funding from a group of investors including Manila Angel Investors Network (MAIN), e27 reported.
Other investors participating in this round included celebrity investor Max Loong, angel investors from Grab, Carousell, Ayden Payments, and Google.
Founded last year, ACE is an online platform for actors, musicians, DJs, models and business leaders, to connect directly with their fans for personalised video messages.
The company will use the fund raised to scale ACE’s talent and consumer base both regionally and globally.
Shippit partners with SingPost
Australian logistics technology company Shippit has announced a partnership with Singapore Post (SingPost) to expand in Singapore, The Business Times reported.
Under the partnership, Shippit’s SME customers can access more delivery options including packages delivered directly to Pick Own Parcel Stations or POPStations, and letterboxes.
Shippit officially launched in Singapore on 14 July to serve as the startup’s regional headquarters. It plans to expand into Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia in the near future.
Founded in 2014, Shippit is a powerful shipping engine for modern retailers that saves time, money and removes friction in the delivery process. The firm said on its Linkedin that it has raised a total of $5.3 million capital to date.