Taizo Son’s Mistletoe leads US$3.5M funding in venture investment platform Hatcher+

Sainul Abudheen K, writing for e27;

Hatcher+, a Singapore-based data-driven venture investment platform, has raised US$3.5 million in funding, led by Taizo Son’s (brother of SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son) Mistletoe group, ahead of the upcoming launch of its US$125 million data-driven VC fund.

The funds raised will be used to expand Hatcher+’s research and development (R&D) efforts, and further develop its global co-investment network.

East Ventures

East Ventures, a seed-early stage venture capital firm based in Singapore, Indonesia & Tokyo. Co-founded by co-founder of Mixi.jp and other prominent investors/entrepreneurs in Asia in 2010.

East Ventures aims to bring success to ventures by providing early stage seed capital to promising startups. With a total of 5 offices in Jakarta, Tokyo, and San Fransisco, our global team has invested in over 150 companies across Asia and the US. Our portfolio of companies focuses on commerce, social, game, SAAS, and mobile services.

Our investment team consists of experienced professionals that allow us to provide a strong network across Asia.

East Ventures actively involves in community development and capacity building via its coworking spaces called EV Hive in Jakarta and Tangerang (Indonesia), and Hive Shibuya in Tokyo (Japan).