Singapore startup Xfers picks up $2.5 mln seed

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Singapore-based Xfers, a startup that facilitates transactions for small business merchants, has secured $2.5 million in seed funding. The investors were Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Lazena investment, Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups, GMO Venture Partners, Partech Ventures, BWB Ventures and Convergence Ventures.

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Car rental company Silvercar drives away with $28 mln Series C

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

Car rental company Silvercar has secured $28 million in Series C funding. Audi led the round with participation from previous backers that include Austin Ventures and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. In addition to the funding, Audi North America President Scott Keogh has been added to Silvercar’s board of directors.

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Salesperson app Spiro picks up $1.5 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 3 months ago

Salesperson app Spiro has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Rob Wadsworth, managing director of HarbourVest Partners LLC, Vijay Balan, head of global publisher development at Facebook and Tom Tucker, former CEO of Akibia Inc.

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