Podcasting has quickly moved from a niche obsession to an area drawing considerable investor interest across Asia. Consider India’s Kuku FM, which brought in $5.5 million in a Series A round backed by Vertex Ventures and its existing investors this February.
COVID has allowed us to make a pivotal shift: go from being a sales-led driven company to a product-led growth company.
Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India started our journey with Sunday Insurance in the second half of 2018. Over the last eight quarters, we have witnessed the tenacity of the team, their drive and agility to adapt to an ever-changing and intense environment.
Both VCs and founders have to react fast to the new environment. They’ve switched from their growth hats last year to multi-hued adaptation hats
IVF Access, a Bengaluru-based healthcare startup focused on providing In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) treatments in India, has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Vertex Ventures SEA & India with Managing Partner, Ben Mathias, joining the board.
XA NETWORK, an angel investment circle made up of executives from global tech firms, has struck up a strategic partnership with Vertex Ventures and invested in Vertex's fourth South-east Asia and India fund, which closed at a record USD 305 million.