News

IP Bridge and JFDI.Asia Launch ManGO Factory Go Global Program for Japanese SMEs with “Buried IP”

Feb 16, 2017 News 0 comments

TOKYO & SINGAPORE—IP Bridge, Inc and JFDI Pte Ltd today announced their agreement to launch a new program for Japanese Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs). The ManGO Factory Go Global Program aims to help SMEs across all industry sectors that have “buried intellectual property (IP)” to exploit it internationally through joint ventures, partnerships, licensing or…

Read More »

Smart Aging Asia Meetup Launch

Dec 16, 2016 News 0 comments

It was great to see 80+ registrations and 70+ attendees for our inaugural Smart Aging Asia meet up last night. Together with our partner IMAPAC, JFDI is launching Asia’s first collaborative innovation network for Smart Aging. It will provide a platform where operators, developers and investors of the senior living industry can co-venture to shape novel smart…

Read More »

JFDI Alumnus Fynd Closes $520,000 Funding Round led by Far East Ventures

Aug 26, 2016 News 0 comments

Fynd, Singapore’s leading on-demand mobile device repair platform, has raised SGD520,000 in pre-Series A funding in a round led by Far East Ventures and supported by industry veteran Koh Boon Hwee. Far East Ventures is the venture capital arm of Far East Organization, Singapore’s largest private property developer. The funding will enable the company to…

Read More »
Featured Image

JFDI Alumnus TribeHired acquires HUBBA Hired

Jul 25, 2016 News 0 comments

TribeHired announced today that it has successfully acquired and integrated HUBBA Hired’s recruiting business for an undisclosed fee. TribeHired started in 2012 at the JFDI accelerator program. It received funding later that year and has since expanded into Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Singapore, and Bangkok. HUBBA Hired was part of a successful 3 month accelerator program within HUBBA. Today…

Read More »
Featured Image

JFDI.Asia Accelerator Showcases 8 Startups At 2015B Demo Day

Dec 3, 2015 News 0 comments

International lineup of digital businesses demonstrate their traction to the most active early-stage investors in Southeast Asia JFDI.Asia (Joyful Frog Digital Incubator) today presents the latest 8 business startups to pass through its JFDI2015B Accelerate program, the longest-etablished and most successful of its type in Southeast Asia. The team founders hail from countries as diverse…

Read More »
Featured Image

JFDI Alumnus taembe.com Closes USD228k Seed Round Led By Swiss Founders Fund

Oct 15, 2015 News 0 comments

taembe.com, Vietnam’s leading online baby retailer and marketplace for third party sellers and second-hand goods for Moms, today announced that it had closed a $228k seed (5 billion VND) funding round led by Swiss Founders Fund.   The round is supported by Binh Tran, former CTO & co-founder of Klout, and Eddie Thai, a local…

Read More »
Featured Image

JFDI Invests $350,000 in 7 New Startups

Aug 21, 2015 Community, News, Press Release 0 comments

Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) announced today that it is investing SGD350,000 (USD250,000) into seven new startup businesses joining its JFDI Accelerate program this week. Every startup already has products and prototypes ready for customers and all now seek seed funding and a pathway to growth through the accelerator program. JFDI has invested SGD50,000 into…

Read More »
Featured Image

JFDI and Innovation Norway Offer Six Norwegian Startups a Gateway in Asia to Go Global

Aug 17, 2015 News, Press Release 0 comments

Six high-growth early-stage businesses from Norway arrived in Singapore today to start the Tech Incubator (TINC Asia) program operated by Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) working in partnership with Innovation Norway. TINC Asia offers an intense 3-week mentoring experience that will help the teams align and connect their businesses with Asian markets for distribution and…

Read More »
Featured Image

JFDI seeks FinTech startup stars for the UBS Future of Finance Challenge

Aug 13, 2015 Media Coverage, News, Press Release 0 comments

UBS announced this week that JFDI is joining an international network of partners seeking great early-stage FinTech businesses for the UBS Future of Finance Challenge, an open competition for entrepreneurs and technology startups around the world. UBS is looking for innovative and potentially disruptive technological ideas and solutions that will support the transformation of the banking industry….

Read More »
Featured Image

JFDI.Asia Welcomes 60 ISIF Asia Funding Winner Startups to Scale, Grow and Deliver Positive Impact Sustainably

Aug 4, 2015 Media Coverage, News, Press Release 0 comments

JFDI.Asia announced today that the generous financial support from ISIF Asia will allow 60 additional startup business teams to join the JFDI Discover pre-accelerator program. Singapore, 3 August 2015— JFDI.Asia announced today that generous financial support from the Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) will allow 60 additional startup business teams to join the JFDI Discover…

Read More »
Featured Image