Hubba Announcing Funding Round by 500 TukTuks and Ardent capital

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Thailand’s first co-working space HUBBA has raised a round of financing from Ardent Capital and 500 Startups. Amarit Charoenphan who runs the co-working space with his brother Charlie, is one of the most well connected and most helpful people in the Thailand Startup ecosystem. SiamStartup team wish him good luck on his journey to help […]

Find a Co-working Space in Thailand

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Are you an internet entrepreneur in Thailand looking for a physical space in which to work while you launch your startup business? Maybe you’re a talented developer, coder, or graphic designer looking for somewhere to get serious work done and network with other freelancers and potential clients. In either case, a co-working space may be […]

State of Financing APAC: 9.4B in Q1

During Q1 2015, there were 436 investments for a total amount of US $9.4 Billion in Asia-Pacific. For Q1 2015, some of the findings include: E-Commerce & Marketplace captured 53% of the investments in value. Out of the 11 biggest funds launched, 4 have been set-up by a corporation. 9 out of the 10 biggest […]

3 new ways to finance your company in Thailand

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Public Financing – Thailand SEC to Allow Foreign Firms to list on SET Thailand’s securities and exchange commission said on Thursday April 9th 2015 that it will allow foreign firms to launch initial public offerings (IPOs) in the country and list on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, effective immediately. This is a growing trend for […]

Infinity Levels Studios Raises 500k

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Infinity Levels Studios (formerly known as Avalable) Raises 500k in a convertible bond. The funds will be used to improve animal racing game Ranch Run, which will be launched worldwide next year.   Thailand-based gaming studio Infinity Levels Studio has raised US$500,000 from InVent, the venture arm of Thai firm Intouch Holdings PCL. Ranch Run […]

Thai SME VC Fund

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A venture-capital fund worth 25 billion Baht (roughly USD$ 757M)  will be set up to invest in SMEs with high potential in Thailand. The cabinet has already approved establishment of the SME fund and the first 500 million baht likely will be injected into it in February. Finance Minister Sommai Phasee said: The fund will […]

New BOI Policy for Investment 2015

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A presentation on the BOI criteria for the next 8 years was recently released on their website. Here is a quick summary of changes/details: The big winner is “knowledge based activities, with a focus on R&D and Design” – I suspect we shall see many applicants in this category Zones have been done away with […]