Singapore online grocer RedMart rings up $26.7 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Singapore-based RedMart, an online grocer and marketplace, has secured $26.7 million in funding. The investors included Garena, SoftBank Ventures Korea, Visionnaire Ventures, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and Far East Ventures. Also, RedMart has appointed Colin Bryar, a former vice president at Amazon, as chief operating officer.


Airtable pulls in $7.6 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Database provider Airtable has secured $7.6 million in funding, the company announced in a blog post on its site. CRV led the round with participation from Caffeinated Capital, Crunchfund, Data Collective, Founder Collective and Freestyle Capital. Other investors included Brennan O’Donnell, vice president of sales and customer success at SurveyMonkey; Ilya Sukhar, founder of Parse and director of product management at Facebook; Othman Laraki, co-founder of Color Genommics; and Joshua Reeves, CEO and co-founder of ZenPayroll. In addition to the funding, Francis Larkin has been named vice president of growth.


Tech in Asia picks up $4 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Tech in Asia, an online platform for Asia startups, has secured $4 million in funding. The investors included SB ISAT Fund, Eduardo Saverin, co-founder of Facebook, Walden International, Marvelstone, m&s Partners, East Ventures, Fenox Venture Capital and Simile Venture Partners.