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Hatcher+ Portfolio Company Hera Develops Bioerodible Implant, Scores Seed Funding

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by Bizjournals.com

The company has also just closed a $1.25 million series seed financing round that was led by Hatcher+ partner Innova Memphis.

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Data-driven venture investment platform Hatcher+ closes US$5.5M funding round, completes 100th investment

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by e27

Singapore-based data-driven venture investment platform Hatcher+ today announced the completion of the 100th investment from its H2 fund and the closing of a US$5.5 million seed funding round.

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Data-driven VC firm Hatcher+ bags US$5.5m in seed funding

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by TechInAsia

Singapore-based venture investment firm Hatcher+ said that it raised US$5.5 million in its seed funding round.

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The Practical Challenges Of Co-Investments

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by The Trusted Insight

Al Hemmingsen is chief investment officer at Parkland Management Company, a single-family investment office based in Cleveland, Ohio. In this interview, Hemmingsen talks about the Parkland portfolio and the strategic approaches that he's looking to implement; the challenges associated with...

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Data-Driven VCs: How 83 Venture Capital Firms Use Data, AI & Proprietary Software to Drive Alpha Returns

Sunday, June 2, 2019 by Medium

For an industry which is supposed to be at the forefront of innovation, it’s shocking how outdated, or rather broken, venture capital really is.

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Hatcher+ Partner BlueChilli Expands Into Asia

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by Business Times

BlueChilli has partnered Enterprise Singapore (ESG) to launch a Singapore-based healthtech accelerator, as part of efforts to scout for and support startups aimed at addressing health challenges and opportunities in South-east Asia.

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Data-Driven VCs: Who Is Using AI To Be A Better (And Smarter) Investor

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by Forbes

Hatcher+ uses a data-driven approach to offer their partners quality analysis and opportunity scoring.

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Hatcher+ And Stadia Ventures Announce Multi-Year Partnership To Invest In SportsTech

Thursday, October 25, 2018 by Hatcher+

Hatcher+, a unique, data-driven venture firm, have announced a partnership with Stadia Ventures to co-invest in early-stage companies accepted into the Stadia Accelerator program.

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Quake Joins Our Hatcher+ Family with a Multi-Year Investment Partnership

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by Hatcher+

I met Glenn Argenbright just under a year ago, and it didn't take long for me to realize just how awesome the firm he and his partners were building really was. Today, I'm thrilled to announce that Quake Capital is the most recent co-investment partner to join the H+ family.

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Hatcher+ & thinQbate Announce Multi-Year Partnership To Invest In Early-Stage Startups

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Business Standard

Mumbai-based incubator thinQbate has partnered with data-driven venture capital firm Hatcher+ to gain additional capital and AI-based platforms to assist in assessing candidates and tracking performance.

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Sente Foundry, Hatcher+ Form Partnership To Benefit International Startups.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by Hatcher+

Sente and Hatcher+ will support the most promising startups by co-investing into 10 accelerator programs over the next 3 years.

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LVenture and Hatcher+ Sign Co-Investment Partnership

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by Hatcher+

LVenture Group, a holding company listed on the Italian stock exchange as a digital startup investor, has signed a co-investment partnership with Hatcher+, a unique, data-driven venture firm.

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Serial Entrepreneur Taizo Son Has A Welcoming Laboratory For High-Tech Ideas

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by Forbes

Son is lead investor in a $3,500,000 million round for Singapore-based Hatcher+, which enables fund managers to invest in thousands of startups using artificial intelligence.

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Techgrind Venture Capital Raising $50M Fund to Invest in the Asean Region

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by Daily Telescope

TechGrind operates a portfolio of 21 startups that are part of its incubator in Bangkok. With the longest running incubator program (18 months) in the region, TechGrind has proven that it is possible to build startups in the region.

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BlueChilli partners with Coca-Cola

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by InnovationAUS

BlueChilli has joined forces with corporate bigwig Coca-Cola to launch a new accelerator program and expand across the ditch, as the Australian startup giant continues its phase of rapid growth.

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HATCHER+ AND BLUE STARTUPS ANNOUNCE MULTI- YEAR PARTNERSHIP TO INVEST IN STARTUPS

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by bizjournals.com

Honolulu-based accelerator Blue Startups is partnering with Singapore-based venture capital investment platform Hatcher+ to co-invest in its startups.

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Coming soon: ETF on SGX for venture capital investing

Saturday, March 24, 2018 by NextInsight.net

The ETF has a global focus and, most importantly, as Mr Sharp highlights, invests in a relatively large number of start-ups at very early stages -- two features that Hatcher's studies have shown offer high probabilities of high returns.

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BlueChilli teams up with $162m Hatcher+ global fund

Monday, March 19, 2018 by Australian Fin Review

Australian technology start-up tech accelerator BlueChilli has signed a partnership with an ambitious Singapore-based venture capital firm Hatcher+, which has pledged to co-invest in 240 global start-ups picked by BlueChilli in the next three years from a new $US125 million ($162 million) fund.

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Asian Entrepreneur: Interview with John Sharp

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by AsianEntrepreneur.org

I started my professional career as an orchestral arranger and composer in Adelaide, Australia. Software rendered my chosen profession obsolete within a few years and pushed me down the path of networking and software...

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Hatcher+ Launches World's First Exchange-Tradable, Early Stage VC Fund

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by Hatcher.com

Two days from now, the world's first early-stage, globally-focused, exchange-tradable VC fund will be open for business - I'm talking of course about our very own Hatcher+ H2 fund, which will list on the Euronext (Amsterdam) and Wiener Bourse exchanges this coming week.

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Leading Fashion Technology Accelerator Partners with Hatcher+

Monday, January 22, 2018 by StyleIntelligence.com

FTA has announced a partnership with Hatcher+, a unique, data-driven venture capital company based in Singapore and Miami. The partnership will enable FTA to use Hatcher’s proven AI-based platform to assist in assessing candidates and tracking performance.

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Hatcher+ Partners with Funderbeam to Launch Blockchain-based Startup Listings

Monday, January 15, 2018 by DealStreetAsia.com

Singapore-based Hatcher+, a venture investment platform, has partnered with Funderbeam to enable shares in its individual portfolio companies to be listed on the latter’s blockchain-based exchange.

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The Venture Capital Industry is About to Change Forever

Thursday, November 9, 2017 by Venture Insider News

John Sharp, co-founding partner of Hatcher+, explains why they decided to build a data-driven venture investment platform and how they are shaping up to shake up the venture capital industry.

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Billionaire Taizo Son funds data-driven VC platform Hatcher+

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 by TechInAsia

Singapore-based venture capital investment platform Hatcher+ has closed a funding round worth US$3.5 million, it announced today. The round was led by Mistletoe, the firm owned by Taizo Son – billionaire tech investor and brother of SoftBank founder Masayoshi. A number of family offices from...

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Dropsuite Raises $4.5Mn, Hits 200,000 Subscribers

Friday, October 6, 2017 by ASX

Hatcher Portfolio Company Dropsuite, the leading provider of backup-as-a-service to domain management companies, has raised over AUD4.5Mn through a placement conducted by Bell Potter...

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The Rising Stars of Fintech in Southeast Asia

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by Inc

A key difference between fintech entrepreneurs and other start-up founders, says John Sharp, Partner at Hatcher, a venture capital firm, is that the former tend to possess more commercial experience and a better understanding of corporate governance and respect for the regulatory environment.

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Hatcher racks up two exits via ASX

Friday, May 19, 2017 by DealStreetAsia.com

Singapore-based venture investment firm Hatcher has exited two of its portfolio companies — a cloud software platform Dropsuite and gaming development firm Inzen Studio — both via listings on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

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Hatcher Scores 2 Exits

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by PRLog.com

Singapore-based Hatcher, a venture investment company, announced today that two of its portfolio companies have exited via the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX): Dropsuite, a leading global provider of business continuity services led by former Google executive Charif Elansari, and Inzen Studio,...

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Telr CEO Says Mobile Payments on the Rise

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by Gulf News

Major trends include subscription payments payments through mobile app tracking fraudulent consumer behaviour multi-currency and payments from Facebook and Twitter (social commerce)

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Acquisition of Inzen Studio

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by ASX News

iCandy interactive announces the completion of the acquisition of Hatcher, Incubate Fund, and Baidu-backed Inzen studio.

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Dropsuite Releases Annual Report

Sunday, April 2, 2017 by Bourse Communications

Dropsuite’s mission is to ensure that businesses never lose data again. If a virus, hacker attack, or system crash occurs, our customers can restore their mission critical data in just a few clicks, keeping their business operation running smoothly.

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Could AI replace your lawyer or accountant?

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by NatWest ContentLive

In this NatWest ContentLive article ThoughtRiver’s CEO Tim Pullan explains how AI can boost productivity in legal functions, aiding e-discovery, proofreading, due diligence, legal research and compliance amongst others.

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Taylor Vinters partners with contract intelligence startup ThoughtRiver

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by LegalTechnology.com

Just four months after it invested in legal technology startup Pekama, Taylor Vinters has announced a strategic partnership with contract intelligence startup ThoughtRiver and will this week begin beta testing its platform across the law firm’s international client base.

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ThoughtRiver: Contract decisions simplified - Law Hackers

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by LawHackers.co

ThoughtRiver is revolutionising the way businesses make contractual decisions. By using predictive and behavioural analytics, machine trained text mining and data visualisation we enable companies to understand and transform the quality of their deals - speeding up decision making, and providing...

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Dropsuite signs platform partnership with Atomia

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by ITWire

Australian cloud software platform provider Dropsuite is rolling out its suite of back-up products through a partnership with Sweden-based hosting and billing software company Atomia.

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Telr Predicts 2017 Will Be A Busy Year For Digital Payment

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by CXO Today

India is set to follow in the footsteps of China and observe a boom in the FinTech landscape. Enabled by the increasing aspirations of present day consumers, 2017 appears to be the year for the FinTech.

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Technology Law Crammer: Rise of the Machines

Sunday, January 8, 2017 by ThoughtRiver.com

Tim Pullan, ThoughtRiver’s CEO will be speaking at this event on Thursday 12 January 2017 which takes place from 9am-2pm at Fieldfisher’s office in London. Tim will be joining a panel discussion on ‘How lawyers should deal with digital disruption’, a particularly hot topic of the moment...

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Singapore's Dropsuite debuts on ASX

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by BusinessInsider.com

Dropsuite, a cloud software platform for small businesses to backup their digital assets, opened on the ASX today in a backdoor listing via Excalibur Mining Corporation Limited.

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Crazy Domains, Dropsuite to provide website backup solution for SMEs

Friday, November 25, 2016 by ZDNet

Ahead of listing on the ASX, Dropsuite has a secured a partnership with Crazy Domains that will allow it to offer a website backup solution to more than 1.5 million small and mid-sized businesses.

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Dark Dot from Inzen Studios is like playing Space Invaders on your mobile device

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by Straits Times

Dark Dot is like playing Space Invaders on your mobile device.

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Telr Predicts Rise in Cashless Transactions in India

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 by Economic Times

Payment gateway Telr expects the government move to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes to reduce cash transactions and speed up adoption of e-payment methods, its top executive said.

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Cloud Control

Friday, October 21, 2016 by Herald-Sun

Paul Gilder reports that offering simple data recovery through the cloud is giving Dropsuite an edge on its rivals...

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Dropsuite partners with ICONZ-Webvisions to provide easy cloud solutions

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 by TheTechPortal.com

Dropsuite, a global, cloud based software platform enabling small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to backup, recover and protect their digital assets, has partnered with Singapore-based ICONZ-Webvisions (iWV), a cloud and managed services provider.

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ThoughtRiver Closes Funding Round

Thursday, August 11, 2016 by LegalTechnology.com

Contract intelligence software startup ThoughtRiver has received its highest level of funding yet from Ascential’s chief executive Duncan Painter, who has been appointed as a key advisor to the board. ThoughtRiver’s team includes chief technology officer Richard Moss, a former CTO at Sky IQ,...

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Telr Wants to Be the One Stop E-Commerce Solution

Friday, August 5, 2016 by NDTV.com

Sirish Kumar, CEO and Founder, Telr, is quick to point out that the company isn't so much a payment gateway, as being what he describes as an "ecosystem enabler". Although he notes that Telr prides itself on offering "the most secure, reliable and innovative online payment processing service, with...

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A ‘Telr’ for SMBs to Make Payments Social

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by YourStory.com

"The phenomenal growth Telr has experienced over the past two years has been exciting for us to witness as investors," says John Sharp, Managing Partner at Hatcher, a venture capital firm, which invested in Telr.

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Interview with Investor/CEO Charif Elansari

Saturday, July 23, 2016 by CrazyEngineers.com

After completing his graduation from American University of Beirut and an MBA from Vanderbilt University in 2000, Charif El-Ansari started working with Dell, where he grew up the ranks to become their Marketing Director. In 2007, Charif left Dell to join Google as their Head of Business Development...

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Ignyte Announces Fund, Hatcher Tie-Up

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 by BIzWest.com

Ignyte Lab is raising funds for a new $5 million investment fund - and deploying the Hatcher+ Platform to help manage its growing portfolio.

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Singapore’s Dropsuite to bring better data backup to Europe

Thursday, June 23, 2016 by MIS-Asia.com

Singapore-based Dropsuite yesterday announced its partnership with LeaderTelecom, a Netherlands-based telco service provider and European market leader in online security.

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Telr CEO Wins Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award

Sunday, May 1, 2016 by KhaleejTimes.com

Fourteen entrepreneurs and business leaders from the UAE were honoured as winners of Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2016, or Apea, at a star-studded awards ceremony in Dubai. Over 200 attendees were present at the by-invitation only event, comprising of industry leaders, leading...

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Singapore’s DocDoc raises $8.5M series A round

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by TechinAsia

DocDoc, the Singapore-based startup that helps patients book doctor appointments online, today announced it has closed a US$8.5 million series A round. Hong Leong Financial Group, led the round, and SparkLabs Global Ventures is participating. Co-founder Cole Sirucek says that the funding will be...

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Dropsuite announces partnership with US-based tech giant Ingram Micro

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by e27.com

Cloud-based software services to back-up digital assets for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Dropsuite today announced that it has secured partnership with US-based tech distributor Ingram Micro, marking its official entry to the North American market.

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e27 wins the 2016 Heardable Digital Brand of the Year Grand Prix Award

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 by e27.com

Heardable, a Singapore-based digital brand analytics company awarded e27 the Digital Brand of the Year Grand Prix Award in the inaugural Brand Digital Excellence Awards Singapore 2016. Other winners include Singapore Management University and National University of Singapore.

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Heardable Unveils Singapore's Strongest Brands

Friday, April 1, 2016 by Heardable.com

Heardable, a Singapore-based digital brand analytics company, today unveiled the Brand Digital Excellence Awards, Singapore 2016. Rewarding brands that are executing the best online marketing strategies, the big winners include tech media platform e27.co and two of Singapore’s top Universities.

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SocialCops Makes the Cover of Fortune India

Friday, February 19, 2016 by Magzter.com

We're very excited to share that SocialCops is on the cover of Fortune India! We were selected for the 40 Under 40 List for the second year in a row. We are excited and humbled to be among the most influential young Indians.

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SWR to Acquire Yojee

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by ASX.com.au

SWR to acquire 100% of Asia-Pacific focused logistics sharing economy economy company, Yojee.

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Venture Capital Firms in Singapore

Thursday, February 11, 2016 by TechInAsia.com

Here are the venture capital firms with a presence in Singapore that have been investing in startups in the past six months. It includes funds that are supported by the Singapore government through the NRF TIS and ESVF schemes. Startup accelerators and incubators are excluded from this list.

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Hatcher Expands into India

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by e27.co

Singapore-based Hatcher, a venture investment platform focussed on B2B startups in emerging markets, announced today it is expanding into India. It now has three portfolio companies active in India: Telr, Dropmysite, and SocialCops.

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Dropsuite to go Public in Australia

Monday, February 1, 2016 by TechInAsia.com

PERTH: Singapore-based cloud backup company Dropsuite (formerly DropMySite) is in the middle of a reverse takeover deal with Australia’s Excalibur Mining Corporation, according to an article by Business News. The deal, the details of which are undisclosed, is currently undergoing due diligence.

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ePayment Gateway Telr Launches India Operations

Monday, February 1, 2016 by EconomicTimes.com

MUMBAI: Singapore-based epayment gateway Telr has launched its operations in India with the aim of getting Indian medium and small level enterprises to onboard its online platform seamlessly and without any upfront cost.

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Singtel Tapping on Dropsuite's Backup Service

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by Singtel

SINGAPORE Email plays a critical function your business today. Backup your email for free with Dropsuite's Dropmyemail.Dropmyemail is an automated, cloud-based email backup solution with unlimited storage. Your emails are protected by round-the-clock enterprise-level security.All emails are...

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Hatcher: Investing in Financial Innovation

Monday, August 17, 2015 by internationalfinancemagazine.com

BENGALURU: In the face of the awesome past inventions, is there really any genuine innovation happening in financial services today? Hatcher CEO John Sharp speaks to International Finance Magazine about Hatcher, ApexPeak and Telr, and argues that the answer is a resounding "yes!"

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Dropsuite's Dropmysite Reviewed By PC Magazine

Friday, August 7, 2015 by PCmag.com

NEW YORK: Feature-packed and easy to use, Dropmysite by Dropsuite is a backup service that gives websites an additional layer of protection should disaster strike...

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Telr Helps Small Merchants Make Friends With Big Banks

Thursday, July 30, 2015 by wamda.com

DUBAI: After holding leadership positions in Motorola, Nokia, Cargill and most recently at PayPal as CFO for Southeast Asia, Kumar is now CEO of Telr, and providing a way for SME merchants to deal with multiple currencies from buyers and draw cash in their own currency.

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FinTech Firm ApexPeak Buys Dutch Company ASYX

Friday, July 24, 2015 by Business Times Online

AMSTERDAM: Netherlands-based ASYX provides a secure web-based supply chain finance platform

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ApexPeak Acquires ASYX

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 by Digital News Asia

SINGAPORE-headquartered fintech (financial services technology) startup ApexPeak said it has acquired Netherlands-based supply chain finance and collaboration solutions provider Asyx. Acquisition terms were not disclosed. ApexPeak, founded in 2012, offers working capital solutions to high-growth...

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Keygo Enters Security Startup Challenge 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015 by Keygo.com

BOSTON: Keygo has been selected to take part in the Security Startup Challenge 2015, sponsored by Kaspersky Labs, Mangrove Capital Partners, and ABRT Venture Fund. This 3 month Accelerator program is the first global program to take advantage of the dual expertise of the venture capital and cyber...

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ApexPeak on Bridging the SME Finance Gap in Asia

Thursday, June 11, 2015 by GTReview.com

According to Singapore-headquartered ApexPeak, a platform-based provider of trade finance in emerging markets, this model of financing looks set to play a critical role in Asia in the years to come.

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Game Developers Thrive in Singapore's Own 'Silicon Valley'

Friday, June 5, 2015 by StraitsTimes.com.sg

SINGAPORE: Interview with Gerald Tock of Inzen Studios about life at Hatcher and Block 71

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Arab Bank and Telr Sign eCommerce Payment Facilitator Agreement

Friday, June 5, 2015 by Zawya.com

AMMAN: Telr, a Singapore and Dubai-based, emerging market focused online payment gateway, and Arab Bank , have announced today a landmarke-commerce Payment Facilitator Agreement, to serve the growing e-commerce market across the region.

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Telr Wins 'Best Payment Product in the MIddle East' Award

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by Telr.com

Telr has won the 2015 award for ‘Best Payment Product in the Middle East’ from leading financial services research and intelligence provider, The Asian Banker.

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Arab Bank Signs Agreement With Telr

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by Zawya.com

Telr, a Singapore and Dubai-based, emerging market focused online payment gateway, and Arab Bank , have announced today a landmarke-commerce Payment Facilitator Agreement, to serve the growing e-commerce market across the region.

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Growing List of Global VCs Investing in MENA

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by wamda.com

BEIRUT: These guys have just announced their new Hatcher Fund of $100 million, a global early-stage venture fund of which a third is likely to go towards fin-tech and IT startups in the MENA region. The firm is also planning to launch a Beirut affiliate with an attached fund, estimated to be worth...

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New Investment Fund Emerges for Tech Startups

Monday, April 20, 2015 by InternetRetailer.com

Venture capital firm Hatcher—a seed-stage investor in startups like online payments processing firms ApexPeak and Telr—says it expects to raise $100 million this year to fund later-stage companies, particularly in B2B financial technology and gaming.

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Hatcher Sees Potential in North African Startups

Monday, April 13, 2015 by Disrupt-Africa.com

We are in active discussions with several potential partners regarding rolling out our venture builder platform in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco, but this will more likely take place in 2016 than this year, and will follow our planned rollouts in Dubai and Beirut.

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Hatcher Sees Potential in North African Startups

Monday, April 13, 2015 by Disrupt-Africa.com

We are in active discussions with several potential partners regarding rolling out our venture builder platform in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco, but this will more likely take place in 2016 than this year, and will follow our planned rollouts in Dubai and Beirut.

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Hatcher Announces Seed and Series A Funding for MENA Startups

Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Wamda.com

Hatcher, the Singapore-based B2B venture builder is looking to “double down,” as stated in a press release, on their focus on the Middle East and North Africa region. “At least a third” of a newly announced $100 million venture fund targeting fin-tech and IT startups will likely go to...

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This New Venture Capital Fund is Looking for Fintech and B2B Startups

Thursday, April 2, 2015 by SBR.com.sg

It is targeting to raise $100m. A new venture capital fund called Hatcher has launched, and it is targeting to raise US$100 million. It’s well on its way there. The Singapore and Dubai-based “venture builder platform” focuses on startups in the fintech and B2B space.

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This New Venture Capital Fund is Looking for Fintech and B2B Startups

Thursday, April 2, 2015 by SBR.com.sg

It is targeting to raise $100m. A new venture capital fund called Hatcher has launched, and it is targeting to raise US$100 million. It’s well on its way there. The Singapore and Dubai-based “venture builder platform” focuses on startups in the fintech and B2B space.

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New Singapore Fund Wants to Hatch Fintech and B2B Startups

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by TechinAsia.com

A new venture capital fund called Hatcher has launched, and it is targeting to raise US$100 million. It’s well on its way there. The Singapore and Dubai-based “venture builder platform” focuses on startups in the fintech and B2B space.

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New Singapore Fund Wants to Hatch Fintech and B2B Startups

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by TechinAsia.com

A new venture capital fund called Hatcher has launched, and it is targeting to raise US$100 million. It’s well on its way there. The Singapore and Dubai-based “venture builder platform” focuses on startups in the fintech and B2B space.

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MasterCard and Telr Collaborate to Drive e-Commerce

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by zawya.com

MasterCard and Telr, a Singapore and Dubai-based, emerging market focused online payment gateway, have announced a collaboration to empower small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the United Arab Emirates. The collaboration will be realized through a series of initiatives aimed at educating...

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Dropmysite Expands Global Reach Signing Partnerships With Three Regional Web Hosting Companies

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by marketwired.com

As part of its global expansion strategy, Dropmysite Pte Ltd, a leading website, email, and mobile backup service, today announced that it has signed strategic reseller agreements with three new regional web hosting companies, including ReadySpace, a managed hosting provider servicing the Asian...

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Dropmysite Forges Strategic Partnership with BIGLOBE

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by newswiretoday.com

Dropmysite Pte Ltd, a leading website, email and mobile backup service, today announced that it has forged a strategic partnership with BIGLOBE, one of Japan's leading Internet companies...

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Hatcher's SocialCops Makes Forbes '30 Under 30' List for 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015 by forbes.com

Unfettered by preconception and baggage, these men and women are giving change a real chance in India. Meet the tomorrow people. We had also learnt not to underestimate the Millennials. And they did not let us down.

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Dubai Fintech Startup Cashnomix Acquired by ApexPeak

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 by apexpeak.com

With ApexPeak now firmly establishing a foothold in the region, their key investor, Hatcher, is clearly being strategic in growing their portfolio of fin-tech in the Middle East.

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Financial Times on Telr: Dubai 'Local Hero'

Monday, December 8, 2014 by ft.com

Telr is a Dubai and Singapore-based start-up founded by a former PayPal executive that lets small businesses plug in to a digital platform to process payments in multiple languages and currencies.

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PrimeRevenue and ApexPeak Forge Global Partnership in Supply Chain Finance

Thursday, December 4, 2014 by lobenewswire.com

PrimeRevenue Inc., the global leader in working capital finance solutions, signed a strategic partnership with specialized financier ApexPeak based in Singapore. The partnership delivers new innovative funding sources to companies seeking to improve their working capital. The partnership also marks...

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Telr Awarded Prestigious Startup of the Year

Saturday, November 29, 2014 by zawya.com

Telr, a Singapore and Dubai-based, online payment gateway focused on emerging markets in Middle East, Africa and Southeast Asia, has been awarded the prestigious Startup of the Year award during the Arabian Business Startup Awards which were recently held in Dubai.

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Singaporean Mobile Game Developer Inzen Raises $748,000

Thursday, November 27, 2014 by techcrunch.com

Inzen, a Singapore-based mobile game developer, has raised a Series A round of $935,000 SGD (about $748,000). The company is setting its sights on China as it prepares to launch a new portfolio of titles for international markets next year. Its latest funding round, which brings the total Inzen has...

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Hatcher Supports Lifting of Foreign Manpower Limits

Monday, October 27, 2014 by BusinessTimes.com.sg

Ho Meng Kit's suggestion regarding exempting startups from foreign manpower limits would be welcomed by our group, and by the rest of the Singapore startup community. We believe it would have a real and positive effect on productivity.

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GameStart 2014 pulls in top regional games, cosplay enthusiasts & game producers

Monday, October 27, 2014 by Interaksyon.com

Inzen Studio and Liongeeks Studios will also be showcasing their work, as well as homegrown artists Kinetiquettes, who will showcase their crafted licensed Capcom figurines, and conduct a live sculpting demo at their booth over the two days.

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Hatcher Supports Lifting of Foreign Manpower Limits

Monday, October 27, 2014 by BusinessTimes.com.sg

Ho Meng Kit's suggestion regarding exempting startups from foreign manpower limits would be welcomed by our group, and by the rest of the Singapore startup community. We believe it would have a real and positive effect on productivity.

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SESAMI Welcomes Equity Investment From Apexpeak

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by Bernama.com

Singapore-based e-procurement platform SESAMi this week welcomed an equity investment by non-bank capital provider ApexPeak. SESAMi the largest SEA's e-procurement platform touches the lives of over 15,000 small businesses and 5,000 large buyers around the globe each year. The firm processed SGD...

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Telr, leading UAE online merchant payment platform, secures growth funding

Monday, October 20, 2014 by zawya.com

Telr, a Singapore and Dubai-based, emerging market focused online payment gateway, has secured Series A funding, from Hatcher and iMENA, two leading Singapore and Middle East-based investors. The round, which closed on September 24th, comes on the heels of Telr's recent merger with Innovate...

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Telr Raises Series A Round from iMENA and Hatcher

Monday, October 20, 2014 by ArabNet.me

Telr, the multi-currency and multi-lingual payment gateway for SMEs, headquartered in Singapore and Dubai, has just raised a Series A round from Singapore-based Hatcher and Middle-East based iMENA. This makes Telr the first online payment gateway in the region to secure investment in growth funding...

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FinTech firm, ApexPeak, finances US$23m deal with South African fruits exporter

Sunday, September 21, 2014 by WiredPRNews.com

Non-bank capital provider, ApexPeak, closed a US$23 million export finance deal with South African citrus fruit grower Karu Exporters, a subsidiary of the Bonaire Group. The export finance deal, originated by Aztec Exchange, will see Karu receive monthly disbursements in various currencies (US$,...

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Online Payments Company Telr Launches Mideast Operations

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by WSJ.com

Telr, the payments company based out of Singapore and Dubai, has merged with a payment gateway in the United Arab Emirates to launch its services to e-commerce websites across the Middle East. The company, founded by ex-PayPal Middle East director Elias Ghanem, plans to offer ecommerce websites a...

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Using Citizens As Human Sensors To Improve Public Services

Friday, May 2, 2014 by FastCoExist.com

Sankar is co-founder of Social Cops, a social enterprise that recruits citizens to act as "human sensors" around India's capital. After only eight months, it's already worked on several intractable city issues by creating a mobile platform that allows people to get involved in their area.

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Local start-up ApexPeak seeks to raise US$200m

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 by BusinessTimes.com.sg

Small companies in need of a smooth cash flow can borrow money from it to pay their invoices. Last year, the startup received seed investment from the Google-sponsored accelerator 88mph and is now raising a massive US$200-million to meet the growing demand of SMEs.

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Singapore Game Developer Inzen Studio Raises $550,000

Friday, December 20, 2013 by techinasia.com

Singapore-based game developer Inzen Studio turns one today and also revealed that it has raised a total of $550,000 to date from angel investors Hans de Back (October 2012) and Harveen Narulla (August 2013).

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Dropmysite Appoints New CEO

Thursday, October 31, 2013 by TechInAsia.com

Former Google business development head of Southeast Asia Charif El Ansari has taken over as CEO of Dropmysite, a company with cloud backup services for websites and emails. He is replacing John Fearon, who will now be freer to run Gilcrux Holdings, his investment holdings company.

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