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TNB AURA

Founders Charles Wong Vicknesh R Pillay

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Total investments 31
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$11M
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 4.43
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Education
  • EdTech
  • Retail
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

In 2017 was created TNB AURA, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Singapore. The company was established in Asia in Singapore.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

The current fund was established by Charles Wong, Vicknesh R Pillay.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Avanseus, Ematic Solutions, Propzy. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Business Intelligence, Shopping. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Singapore.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the TNB AURA, startups are often financed by Wavemaker Partners, AddVentures by SCG, SBI Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Qualgro VC, Jo Hirao, Aura Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Qualgro VC, Jo Hirao, Arbor Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Révi Coffee & Tea

Coffee
Food and Beverage
02 Feb 2024 Hanoi, Vietnam

Luna POS

Accounting
Cloud Management
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Taxi Service
11 Oct 2023 Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Vuihoc.vn

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Language Learning
$6M12 Jul 2023 Hanoi, Vietnam

Ora

Fitness
Personal Health
Wellness
$10M03 May 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Ion Mobility

Electric Vehicle
$18M02 Feb 2023 Singapore, Central, Singapore

GIMO

Financial Services
FinTech
$5M26 Jan 2023 Hanoi, Vietnam

AcadArena

Blockchain
Education
eSports
Gaming
$7M17 Jan 2023 -

Eratani

Agriculture
AgTech
Information Services
Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$3M14 Dec 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

AgriAku

Agriculture
AgTech
B2B
$5M29 Nov 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
News
Zenyum Receives $40M Series B Funding

– Zenyum, a Singapore based direct-to-consumer dental products brand, raised $40m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by L Catterton, which invested invested $25m, with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital India, RTP Global, Partech, TNB Aura, Seeds Capital, and FEBE Ventures.
– In conjunction with the funding, Anjana Sasidharan, Head of Growth Investments for L Catterton Asia, will be joining Zenyum’s board.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate expansion across Asia, deepen its range of products, and further develop its technology stack.

Super, an Indonesian hyperlocal social commerce startup, raises $28M led by SoftBank Ventures Asia

– Super, a social commerce startup, raised $28m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by SoftBank Ventures Asia and joined by returning backers Amasia, Insignia Ventures Partners, Y Combinator Continuity Fund and Bain Capital co-chairman Stephen Pagliuca, while partners from DST Global and TNB Aura invested for the first time.
– The funding brings Super’s total raised so far to more than $36m.

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Total investments 31
Average round size 11M
Rounds per year 4.43
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 10
Follow on index 0.26
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 0.81

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Révi Coffee & Tea

Coffee
Food and Beverage
02 Feb 2024 Hanoi, Vietnam

Luna POS

Accounting
Cloud Management
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Taxi Service
11 Oct 2023 Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Vuihoc.vn

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Language Learning
$6M12 Jul 2023 Hanoi, Vietnam

Ora

Fitness
Personal Health
Wellness
$10M03 May 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Ion Mobility

Electric Vehicle
$18M02 Feb 2023 Singapore, Central, Singapore

GIMO

Financial Services
FinTech
$5M26 Jan 2023 Hanoi, Vietnam

AcadArena

Blockchain
Education
eSports
Gaming
$7M17 Jan 2023 -

Eratani

Agriculture
AgTech
Information Services
Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$3M14 Dec 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

AgriAku

Agriculture
AgTech
B2B
$5M29 Nov 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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