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, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t yet started reflecting on startup fundraising in Southeast Asia, but as its after-effects become clearer, investors are likely to selectively back companies that have shown resilience in the face of the crisis and are using this time to turbocharge innovation.
The venture capital firm recently announced the first close of a new $88 million seed fund to back digital companies emerging from the aftermath of the current crisis.
Cuaca, an early backer of Indonesian unicorns Traveloka and Tokopedia, is also a managing partner at EV Growth, a growth-stage investment firm that closed its first fund at $250 million at the end of 2019.
Join us on July 30th for this webinar, as we discuss sectors and startups Cuaca sees as primed to capture the post-pandemic market, VCs’ response during the pandemic, East Ventures’s new seed fund, and what’s next for EV Growth.
Homing in on post-pandemic startup funding in Southeast Asia, our next webinar will feature prolific early-stage investor East Ventures‘s co-founder and managing partner Willson Cuaca.