Posts in Category: thailand

Helpster Raises Pre-Series A Funding

Helpster that Matches Employers with People Seeking Temp Job / Helpster


Helpster announced has received A Series funding of US $ 2.5 million (around Rp33.9 billion). This investment was led by Mojo Partners and Wavemaker Partners. This investment announced on Tuesday (12/12) and informed that company’s total funding to US$5 million.

Helpster is a Thai startup that connects companies that need workers with job seekers in sales promotion, food and beverage (F & B), hospitality, and events for both permanent and contract employees. Their service is similar to CornerJob in Europe. This is a new trend called on-demand worker due to the trend of gig economy.

Helpster helps companies get quality workers

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Bangkok-based Giztix Raise Series A Funding


A startup logistic from Thailand Giztix announces Series A funding from AddVentures. AddVentures is a subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG). Giztix will make an official announcement on November 21st to reveal further details including its growth strategy following the fundraise. Morover, partnerships & roadmaps will be announced to how Giztix will digitize Thailand’s Logistics 4.0.

“The investment focuses on developing and digitising logistics industry in Thailand and Southeast Asia countries, and it aims to help Giztix  growing ten times in the next 24 months,” the company wrote in the post.

Giztix is an online marketplace for worldwide logistics services, bridging the gap between shippers (people who need to get things moved) and transporters

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Aucfan Invests in Thai’s Real Estate Marketplace Hipflat

Hipflat, A Thailand-based Online Real Estate Search Startup


Bangkok-based real estate market Hipflat announced yesterday (10/10) that it has raised an undisclosed amount of funds from Aucfan, Japan’s largest online auction price analytics and search platform. Investment in Hipflat is Aucfan’s first investment in the Thai market and also in the real estate marketplace sector, according to a company statement.

The Thai company said it will use the funds to introduce new innovative products aimed to increasing transparency in emerging property markets.

Previously, the startup has raised a seed funding round of US$335,000 from Crystal Horse and 8Capita in September 2013, followed by an undisclosed bridge round with participation of

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iGrow Will Represent Southeast Asia at SWC 2018 Grand Final

SWC 2017 Southeast Asia Regional Finale at Jakarta (19/9) / Source: Bekraf


Fenox Venture Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist company, in cooperation with the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf), officially held a prestigious event for startup activists in Indonesia and Southeast Asia titled Startup World Cup (SWC) Regional Finale officially held on Tuesday (19/9/2018) at Balai Kartini, South Jakarta.

The event set the Indonesian delegation in the SWC Grand Final held by Fenox VC in Silicon Valley in May 2018, and competed with thirty other regional delegates from six continents at the technology startup center.

The prize contested in the SWC is an investment prize of US $ 1 million.


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Omise Acquires DTAC’s Payment Services Provider Paysbuy

Southeast Asian fintech startup Omise  announced acquisition of Paysbuy, a payment gateway and e-wallet services provider owned by Thai mobile phone operator DTAC.

Upon the completion of the acquisition, Paysbuy’s assets and services will be merged into Omise. Founded in 2004, Paysbuy was one of Thailand’s first payment gateway service providers. The acquisition gives Omise a larger share of the market and promises to accelerate its growth in Southeast Asia. This merger include a payment gateway and digital wallet used by both consumers and businesses in Thailand and Myanmar.

Andrew Kvalseth, chief strategy and digital officer at Dtac, said the merger of Paysbuy with Omise “brings together two of the strongest payment providers in the country –

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