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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