Newsletter | June 2022

30 June 2022


Newsletter | June 2022


Our inaugural Sustainability Report chronicles our accomplishments and our ongoing efforts in promoting economic development; environmental restoration; and social equality and justice through our ESG practices and sustainability initiatives.
GOGOX Strikes the Gong at Hong Kong Stock Exchange with its IPO Debut
History was made on 24 June 2022 when GOGOX co-founder and CEO, Steve Lam rang the gong at the Hong Kong stock exchange IPO for the first time since 20 March 2020.
Ethis Group and Gobi Partners to Debut Shariah-compliant US$20 M Seed Fund
The fund, which is targeted to have its first closing by the end of this year, is notable for being Ethis Group’s first move into the venture fund space as well as Gobi Partners’ first-ever fully Shariah-compliant fund.
Deliveree Raised US$70 Milion Series C Led by Gobi Partners and SPIL Ventures
The company says that in the past 24 months, it has grown its gross transaction value by 3.2x and will exceed US$100 million this year.
Rider is Taking a Nimble Approach to E-commerce Logistics in Pakistan
Founded in 2019 by former UPS Pakistan executive Salman Allana, Rider is enabling sellers to offer next-day delivery with route optimization, live tracking and scheduling for buyers.
Philippines’ Largest EdTech Startup Closes Bridge Funding Round
The investment will be used to bolster EDGE Tutor, the firm’s online K-12 tutoring services in English and Math for students aged 4 to 16.


Carsome Launches Largest Automall Experience Center in Malaysia
For customers, the Automall enables them to experience prospective cars to completing their purchase with on-site financial facilities that can process loan applications and approvals in one day.
Prenetics Launches ColoClear, to Detect Early Signs of Colorectal Cancer
Combining advanced stool DNA technology with a faecal immunochemical test, the revolutionary test is the first line of defense against one of the most preventable cancers, which can be treated in 90% of cases when detected early.
Tier One Entertainment Signs Partnership With Bent Pixels Asia
Through this partnership, Tier One’s creators can accelerate their revenue from YouTube reserved media offerings and grow their capabilities as creators in producing quality content to engage their audiences.
Alibaba Rolls Out Netpreneur Training Program in the Philippines
Scheduled to run from 12 July to 16 August, the latest edition of the Alibaba Netpreneur Training continues its efforts to equip entrepreneurs and business leaders with tangible and actionable steps they can take to advance in the digital economy.


Co-founder and CPO Winnie Chua shares the challenges faced with female FinTech leaders in Malaysia, PolicyStreet’s unlimited leave policy and the importance of creating a more supportive working environment for women.
20 Years, 20 Questions: Getting Candid with Carlo Delantar
This edition of 20 Questions features our Gobi-Core Philippine Fund Partner and Head of Circular Economy, Carlo Delantar. Carlo shares how a typhoon changed his perspective in life and propelled him to see the world differently.


THROWBACK VIDEO | The official launch of the Ratu Nusa joint seed fund by Gobi Partners and Ozora Yatrapaktaja on 21 April, Surabaya.

Find out more about the Ratu Nusa Fund (HERE).

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