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Pakistan based fund launched by Gobi Partners, Fatima Ventures

After its investment in Pakistani online travel startup Sastaticket.pk, Gobi Partners has been exploring options to invest in Pakistan. It was the first time that a Chinese VC invested in Pakistan. Recently, Gobi Partners has launched a $20 million fund with Fatima Ventures specifically targeting new tech companies of Pakistan. Fatima Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Fatima Group,
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Eko

Bangkok based Eko Communications raises $20M for expansion to Europe

After focusing on Asian markets, particularly in Southeast Asia, Bangkok-based Eko Communications is getting ready to take on Slack, Microsoft Teams, and other enterprise messaging apps in Europe. The startup announced today that it has raised a Series B of $20 million and opened offices in London (which will serve as its new commercial headquarters), Amsterdam, and Berlin. The funding, led by SMD
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Fastwork raises US$4.8M led by Gobi Partners

Online freelancing platform, Fastwork, with operations in Thailand and Indonesia, announced today it has secured US$4.8 million in Series A financing round led by regional venture capital firm Gobi Partners. Vickers Venture Partners, LINE Ventures, and Partech Partners also joined the round, which brings Fastwork’s total amount raised to date to US$5.5 million.
“SMEs are growing at an unprecedented pace in
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