Already covering markets such as Singapore, Malaysia, India, China, Thailand, Japan, Indonesia, South Korea, Hong Kong, United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Vietnam, Asian Entrepreneur Magazine is set to expand internationally by raising $3.8 million. Asian Entrepreneur is a London based business Media Company and the latest round of investment were led by Cavendish Capital, Sharp Capital Grp. and AJS Investments. Asian Entrepreneur is focused on providing educational insights into the startup ecosystems in Asia and is currently engaged in publishing educational material as well as providing an integrated digital platform, www.asianentrepreneur.org, for readers to access. Excluding media, Asian Entrepreneur also engages in various community-level initiatives such as events organization, consulting services and investment sourcing with various stakeholders in Malaysia, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Japan and China.
According to the company statement:
“The Asian Entrepreneur hopes that this latest round of investments will help it navigate through the uniquely changing landscapes of media and content consumption which necessitates corporate changes. The investment will also provide the necessary financial foundation to realize broader strategic plans for entering new markets and segments in the next 2 years.”
About Asian Entrepreneur
Founded in 2011 as a print publication sold in the United States originally, the company has expanded beyond print and has focused on international demographics. Asian Entrepreneur was founded by Melvin Poh and Harshul Srivastavas and as of 2017 it is actively accessed in 20 countries.