Southeast Asian startups enjoy fresh capital

Southeast Asian VCs have already gathered commitments worth USD 2.62 Bn during the first half of 2019, while deal making in the region (fundraising and M&A) already amounts to over USD 15 Bn.

Equity investment in Southeast Asian startups from January to July 2019 amounted to USD 8.6 Bn, half of which driven by new mega-deals in the region. In comparaison, fundraising amounted to USD 9.9 Bn at the same period in 2018 (total of USD 14.7 Bn raised during the whole year of 2018).

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