The Series C takes Kumu's total amount raised to over $100M
The first kumu USA mini con was held in Las Vegas, Nevada, with special Kumunity appearances.
Openspace has been recognised by SVCA for the successful raise of our third fund
iSeller, a rapidly growing Indonesia-based commerce platform providing leading-edge e-commerce and payment solutions, has announced the completion of a US$8 million Pre-Series B round of financing, co-led by Openspace and AppWorks, with participation from Mandiri Capital Indonesia and Indogen Capital.
Openspace has been recognised as a Great Place to Work© - for our focus on diversity and culture.
Our co-founder and Partner, Hian Goh, sat down with Forbes to discuss what's next for venture capital boom in Southeast Asia.
Edtech is growing really fast in Indonesia. And online teaching has emerged as a viable profession in its own right. Edtech platforms are investing in strengthening this new class of workers as it becomes clear platforms need a steady stream of quality teachers to further prop up their growth.
TaniHub Group, an Indonesian startup that helps farmers get better prices and more customers for their crops, has raised a $65.5 million Series B.
Indonesian ride-hailing and payments firm Gojek and e-commerce leader Tokopedia are merging to create a multi-billion dollar tech company called GoTo in the country’s largest-ever deal, as rivals bulk up in the fast-expanding sector.
Health tech platform Halodoc said on Wednesday that it raised USD 80 million in its Series C round led by Indonesian conglomerate Astra.
Indonesia-based fintech Pluang announced today it has raised $20 million in a pre-Series B round led by Openspace Ventures, with participation from Go Ventures and other returning investors.
SINGAPORE-BASED agrifoodtech startup Nutrition Technologies has raised US$5 million in a pre-Series B funding led by Hera Capital, with participation from existing investors Openspace Ventures and SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore.
Indonesia-based EdTech startup Zenius on Tuesday announced that it closed a pre-Series B funding round for an undisclosed amount. In the round, new investors Alpha JWC Ventures and Openspace Ventures joined existing investors such as Northstar, Kinesys, and BeeNext who had injected money in Zenius’ Series A round in February 2020.
Indonesia-based iSeller, an omnichannel sales software-as-a-service player, announced that it has secured an undisclosed amount in its series A round of funding led by Singapore-based VC firm Openspace Ventures and Mandiri Capital, the VC arm of Bank Mandiri in Indonesia.
Based in Bangkok, Freshket simplifies the process of getting fresh produce from farms to tables. Launched in 2017, the startup has now raised a $3 million Series A, led by Openspace Ventures.
Openspace's Hian Goh on Southeast Asia's Goldilocks Moment
There are big problems to solve in Southeast Asia. The region houses 10% of the world’s population and it has the third largest labour force in the world. Its accelerating economic development is increasingly drawing global attention.
We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve led the oversubscribed $12M Series A for SCB Abacus, an alternative digital lending platform in Thailand.
Traditional employers of blue-collar workers such as retailers, hospitality, and manufacturers (especially in textile, garment, shoes) have seen their recruiting costs gone up while employee retention rates have trended down in the past few years, putting pressure on both P&L and organizational stability for growth.