Newsletter | April 2022

29 April 2022

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Newsletter | April 2022


Gobi Partners and Ozora Yatrapaktaja Launch First US$10 Million Seed Fund for Women Startups
Focusing on health tech, e-commerce/social commerce, future of work/education, prop tech, enterprise/SME tech and fintech, the Ratu Nusa Fund will be dedicated to supporting women-led seed-stage and pre-Series A companies in Indonesia.
SPEEDHOME Appoints Melissa Lam as New COO
Melissa brings over 13 years of experience in property management and will be overseeing SPEEDHOME’s end-to-end service delivery, including implementation, infrastructure as well as customer support and success.
Cryptocurrency Platform Fasset Secures US$22 M in Series A Funding
Led by New York-based Liberty City Ventures and Fatima Gobi Ventures, the funds raised will be used for the development of new products and to expand its digital asset-driven remittance services in Asia.


Hong Kong’s ‘Mr. Metaverse’ on why he’s placing a big Web3 bet against Mark Zuckerberg
Animoca Brands executive chairman, Yat Siu, also known as ‘Mr. Metaverse’ believes that as new technology worlds are being built around the Web3 idea, the biggest threat isn’t regulation but companies like Facebook and Tencent.
Umrahme Announces Strong Start to Ramadan With Record Number of Bookings
Global leading Umrah booking platform, Umrahme reached a historic milestone of surpassing 3.5 million pilgrims globally since its inception in 2019.
Sunway iLabs-Carsome to Launch Malaysia’s First Auto Ecosystem Accelerator in Q3 2022
Known as the Carsome Mobility Lab, the program will provide a platform for startups in the auto ecosystem to scale by providing mentorship, as well as funding and partnership opportunities.


20 Years, 20 Questions: Getting Candid With Paul Ark
This edition of 20 Questions features Paul Ark, Partner of Gobi ASEAN, who shares his journey from being an investment banker to spearheading the ESG narrative for Gobi.


Unlocking Southeast Asia’s Fintech Opportunities
Moderated by Fintech News Editor Vincent Fong, Gobi Co-founder Thomas Tsao joined an esteemed panel of industry leaders to dissect the latest trends and developments within ASEAN’s vibrant fintech ecosystem.
FoundersHK Fireside Chat With Chibo Tang
Tune in to hear insights on fundraising, pitching and company building for entrepreneurs by Gobi Partners GBA’s Chibo Tang and Race Capital’s Edith Yeung.
New Age Technologies – Web3, NFT & the Crypto Gaming Universe
Gobi Partners GBA’s Cindy Zhang explores the endless possibilities of tech new frontiers such as Web3, NFTs and the Crypto Gaming Universe with Animoca Brands’ Zaf Chow and Forkast.News’ Angie Lau.
Wishing a very blessed and prosperous Eid al-Fitr to all Muslims. May this year’s celebration bring you joy and happiness!
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