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Spotlight on B2B startup GrowSari: Transforming traditional trade

Singapore has mamak shops; Indonesia has warungs; India has kirana stores. Differing only in name, these are all

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Spotlight on Lynk: Giving the world its first B2B knowledge marketplace

There is nothing more valuable to a business than expertise and know-how. It’s necessary to inform critical business

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Spotlight on B2B SaaS: ZUZU helps independent hotels compete without chains | Wavemaker Partners SEA

Spotlight on ZUZU: B2B SaaS that helps independent hotels compete without chains

90 percent of the world’s hotels are small, independent operations. B2B SaaS company ZUZU wants to empower them to

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Putting Merchants First: Spotlight on Ankiti Bose

We sat down with Ankiti Bose to learn more about how she went from McKinsey and Sequoia Capital to Zilingo, her

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Independent Investment Research on Demand: Spotlight on Raghav Kapoor

We met with Raghav Kapoor to talk about how he found his way into the world of finance and how his investment research

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Wavemakers in the News

Find our founders and their companies’ media coverage.

Bloomberg: Gojek Acquires Payments Startup Moka for $130 Million

Indonesia’s ride-hailing and food-delivery giant Gojek has acquired a mobile point-of-sale startup

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Indoor Air Quality – Getting it Right

As I write this the government is agonising over whether to move from the ‘Rule of Six’ plus selected regional

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The Business Times: Construction tech startup Novade completes Series B funding

CONSTRUCTION tech startup Novade has completed its Series B funding with lead investors SIG and Vulcan Capital, the

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VentureBeat: Lenovo, Asus, and Tencent launch mobile game phones with Sentons GamingBar virtual buttons

Sentons has teamed up with Lenovo, Asus, and Tencent to create gaming smartphones with virtual buttons, which use

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Bloomberg: Intuit Agrees to Buy Singapore Inventory Software Maker

Intuit Inc. has agreed to acquire TradeGecko, a Singapore-based inventory and order management software platform for

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The Business Times: Food delivery players deny loss of appetite in Phase 2

Market watchers remain bullish on the prospects of food delivery in Singapore, even as some players reported a fall in

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Firm News

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Wavemaker Partners.

The Business Times: Wavemaker closes third South-east Asia fund at US$111m

SINGAPORE-BASED deep-tech investor Wavemaker Partners closed its third South-east Asia fund on June 19 at US$111.5

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Bloomberg: Singapore’s Wavemaker Closes Venture Fund at $111 Million

Wavemaker Partners LLC, an early-stage venture capital firm, has closed its third investment fund for Southeast Asia

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Managing Partner Paul Santos at Wavemaker Partners' annual startup showcase #Wavemakers 2019 held in Singapore in January.

Q&A on Wavemaker Partners’ third fund with our Managing Partner

In this interview, Managing Partner Paul Santos shares more details about Wavemaker Partners' third fund and the

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Conviction & Momentum

“In building a great company or social sector enterprise, there is no single defining action, no grand program, no

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Down to half-time at PropertyGuru, Steve Melhuish is ready to give back

For Steve Melhuish, the idea of starting from scratch had always been appealing. Even during the first ten years of his

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Sui Ling Cheah

After 19 years in the banking world, Sui Ling wants the first Singaporean unicorn

Ever wondered why founders almost always go on to start another business - even after they’ve successfully exited

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