What Makes An Asian Tiger? Singapore’s Unlikely Economic Success Lies In Its History

When Dutch economist Dr. Albert Winsemius arrived in Singapore in 1960, tasked by the United Nations with salvaging the struggling island economy, he gloomily remarked upon “this poor little market in a dark corner of Asia.” Over five decades later, Singapore’s market is neither poor nor little—the country sports the world’s seventh largest GDP per capita and […]

Golden Gate Ventures announces initial investments into TradeGecko, RedMart, and Coda Payments

SINGAPORE – 18 December 2012 – Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology seed fund focused on Southeast Asia, today announced its first three investments into TradeGecko, RedMart and Coda Payments. Golden Gate Venture’s portfolio now spans start-ups supporting the growth of e-commerce across Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The investments realize Golden Gate Venture’s ambition to […]

Golden Gate Ventures and JFDI.Asia form alliance

SINGAPORE— Golden Gate Ventures and JFDI.Asia today announced a new strategic alliance that could offer early-stage digital start-up companies a seamless transition from idea to substantial pre-series A funding. Key to that journey is intensive mentoring that accelerates the journey to market traction. Applications now open for JFDI’s 2nd bootcamp (Feb 2013)!   Apply before […]