Monexa Services Inc. (Monexa), a pioneer of SaaS Enterprise Billing and Commerce solutions, today announced it has received funding from early stage cleantech and information technology investors, Yaletown Venture Partners.
Monexa has worked aggressively to capture market leadership with record business results this past year, delivering its best-in-class cloud-based Enterprise Billing and Commerce platform to a growing list of clients.
Over the last year, we’ve report numerous investment transactions of Berlin-based Rocket Internet companies. Well, they’re at it again! According to Reuters, Zalora, an online fashion start-up in Southeast Asia, has raised $112 million (68 million pounds) in new capital from investors including billionaire Leonard Blavatnik’s Access Industries and U.S. asset management firm Scopia Capital Management.
WindowsWear recently celebrated their one year anniversary since launching on Nov. 19, 2012 and received a friends and family round of financing at the same time. Investors such as Barclays Capital, Coach, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Nomura Securities and others lead the funds in efforts to help the fashion-tech startup expand and cover more countries in the future.
In a short amount of time, WindowsWear, the window shopping and trend forecasting website that features the world’s fashion windows online in real-time, has become a leading authority on the world’s fashion window displays. The company covers seven major fashion capitals from around the world and features over 20,000 images of fashion show displays from 524 exclusive brands. Since its launch, the fashion-tech startup has developed three business models: WindowsWear Pro, WindowsWear Shopping and WindowsWear Tours.
The Hunt recently received $5.5 million in Series A funding from seed investor , which will be used to hire more engineers to enhance the experience.
The Hunt, a community-driven online site that makes clothes easy to shop for in pictures, have accumulated a roster of high profile seed round investors including Ashton Kutcher and Tyra Banks.
The site allows users to post “hunts,” or pictures of unidentified clothing items from Tumbler, Pintrest, or the like that they want to track down. Members can either identify the exact product or provide a suggestion for where people can find a similar product.
“The team has executed very well and has built out an experience at The Hunt that has significant traction in their ability to gain new members as well as keep them engaged,” said Alex Gurevich, partner at Javelin Venture Partners, according to Women’s Wear Daily.
Coinplug, a Bitcoin startup, announces a $400,000 investment from Silverblue, Inc., “Silverblue is investing in Coinplug because of the excellent engineering and management team of Coinplug. Professional engineers from Silicon Valley and Korea have formed the top development team,” says Mr. KH Joo, CEO of Silverblue, Inc.
Clozette Pte Ltd announced today that it has closed a US$3 million Series B round of financing led by Phillip Private Equity, with participation from existing investors Walden International and several angel investors.
“We’ve achieved tremendous growth since the inception of the company in 2010, and are thrilled to have Phillip Private Equity backing us,” said Mr Roger Yuen, Founder & Chief Executive, Clozette. “We plan to use the funds to recruit more talents, accelerate our rapid growth and dominance in the social commerce space in Southeast Asia, and to build on our partnerships in Japan, Taiwan and Indonesia.”
“Our award–‐winning platform has helped us garner strategic collaborations with Glam Southeast Asia, the Southeast Asian version of the world’s largest web property for women (Glam Media, Inc), and global ecommerce giant Rakuten. It also facilitates the building of relationships with marquee brands and agencies such as P&G Prestige and MediaCom. The rise of social media mandates that brands change the way they engage with their customers; they know that positive word of mouth is the best form of marketing. Clozette is the change enabler”, adds Mr Yuen.