Boost Capital secures USD 2.5 million to fuel SaaS platform expansion
The Singapore-headquartered SaaS platform has secured USD 2.5 million in a seed funding round with participation from Village Global, Iterative Ventures, Hustle Fund, Epic Angels, Xcel Next, Insitor, and other investors.
Boost Capital plans to utilize the funds to expand into new markets, scale its product team, and establish partnerships with new banks. —e27
CHOYS raises USD 1.1 million in seed funding to expand SaaS insurtech platform
The Singapore-based SaaS insurtech platform has concluded a seed funding round, raising USD 1.1 million. Investors that participated in the round include Wing Vasiksiri, Foremast, Antler, and Fintech Nation Fund.
The funds will support CHOYS’ go-to-market strategy in Southeast Asia and strengthen its product development initiatives. —e27
Vulcan New Material completes new round of equity funding
SpacemiT secures nine-figure RMB investment in Series A round
The Chinese computing chip company has secured a nine-figure RMB investment in a Series A funding round led by Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group, as well as Legend Capital. Other China-based investors also participated in the round.
SpacemiT will use the newly raised capital to fund the R&D of its next-generation RISC-V CPU products and to support its market expansion. —36Kr
PN Junction Semiconductor raises new funds from Dongfeng Asset Management
The Chinese semiconductor company has raised new funds from Dongfeng Asset Management, a direct investment platform managed by Chinese state-owned automobile manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Corporation.
PN Junction Semiconductor will also collaborate with original equipment manufacturers, including Dongfeng Motor Corporation as well as Voyah, its sub-brand and electric vehicle division, on EV-focused silicon carbide solution developments. —36Kr
Zdeer, Xverse, and Basa led yesterday’s headlines:
- Zdeer, a Chinese health tech company has concluded two consecutive funding rounds, raising over RMB 100 million (USD 13.7 million) in 2023 thus far. It recently raised capital from CICC Huirong via a Series B funding round completed midyear, building upon a Series A++ round of financing that was completed earlier this year.
- Xverse, a Hong Kong-based Bitcoin wallet development company, raised USD 5 million in a seed funding round led by Jump Crypto. Other investors like RockawayX and NGC Ventures also participated. The funds will be directed towards enhancing the platform’s capabilities, particularly in decentralized finance and Bitcoin-related solutions.
- Basa, a Shenzhen-based mobile home appliance company, secured RMB 5 million (USD 589,000) in an angel round of financing from an undisclosed investor. The funds will be utilized for research and development of new mobile home appliance series, including high-end pocket vacuum cleaners and mite removal devices.
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