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Indonesia Weekly Review: Archipelago Startup Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week [11 September-16 September]

Indonesia Weekly Review: Archipelago Startup Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week [11 September-16 September]

Important Indonesia Startup Stories Of The Week

From mergers and acquisitions to funding and contests, here is the next edition of the Indonesia weekly review – your weekly dose of the latest happenings from the Indonesia startup ecosystem.

Indonesian Coworking Space EV Hive Gets $3.5 Mn Pre-Series A Funding

Jakarta-based coworking space provider EV Hive has raised $3.5 Mn in Pre-Series A funding. The funding round was led by Insignia Venture Partners. The round saw participation from Intudo Ventures, Pandu Sjahrir and a network of prominent angel investors.

Existing investors East Ventures, SMDV and Sinar Mas Land also participated in the round.

This investment marks Intudo Ventures’ debut investment in Indonesia.

Since its founding in 2015, EV Hive’s network has hosted over 187 events with over 17,000 attendees. EV Hive also acts as a community platform for learning and growth acceleration for entrepreneurs.

ev-hive-coworking-space

Zilingo Lands $17 Mn In Series B Funding To Capture Southeast Asia’s Fashion Market

Southeast Asian fashion marketplace Zilingo has raised $17 Mn in Series B funding round. The investment was led by Sequoia Capital India & Burda Principal Investments.

Tim Draper, founder of DFJ also joined the Series B funding round along with the family office of Manik Arora, who was the founder of IDG Ventures India. The participation in Series B funding represents Arora’s first investment in Southeast Asia and one of Draper’s early investments in the region too. Existing investors, Venturra Capital, SIG, Beenext, and Wavemaker joined the recent Series B funding round as well.

Prior to raising the Series B funding round, the company had raised $8 Mn Series A funding in September 2016 and $2 Mn Seed funding round in 2015, taking the total funding raised by Zilingo to $27 Mn.

zilingo-series b-funding-fashion

Stay tuned for next week’s Indonesia Weekly Review.

Author

Meha Agarwal

Inc42 Staff

Meha has engineering and MBA degrees, but she has always been a writer at heart. It was the perfect combination of utilising her research and analytical skills and her enthusiasm for writing that sparked her interest in writing about the Indian startup ecosystem – the latest tech and gadgets and the startups that create them. She is always on the lookout for industry-specific stories in niche areas of interest such as ecommerce, fintech, greentech and more.

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