Asia Digest: Haymarket HQ's SEA Tech Immersion Mission; GoodMorning Global raises $4.4m

Australia-based Haymarket HQ has launched the Southeast Asia Tech Immersion Mission while Malaysia-based food tech company GoodMorning Global Group has raised $4.4 million via crowdfunding.

Haymarket HQ launches SEA Tech Immersion Mission
Australia-based Haymarket HQ, the go-to-market accelerator that helps founders access revenue and capital in new growth markets, has launched the Southeast Asia Tech Immersion Mission.

The mission will support tech companies and investors from Sydney's Tech Central to connect with the region's ecosystem.

Southeast Asia Tech Immersion Mission, funded by Investment NSW, is designed for founders and investors who want to explore opportunities in Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam, according to an announcement.

"Southeast Asia is the next frontier for tech companies and investors. It is home to the world's fastest-growing middle class, globally significant family offices and VCs, tech unicorns and a large pool of tech talent that is already powering some of Australia's tech companies today. This programme is designed to enable delegates to explore and connect with the region's ecosystem to tap into this wealth of opportunity it offers," it said in the statement.

Malaysia's GoodMorning Global raises $4.4m
Malaysia-based food tech company GoodMorning Global Group has raised RM20 million (US$4.4 million) from over 1,000 investors in an equity crowdfunding campaign, according to a report on e27.

The funds will be used to accelerate biotechnology and food technology research and support its prospective IPO listing over the next two years.

Founded in 2008, GoodMorning Global manufactures multigrain and plant-based protein products.

Dato Dr Lim Sin Boon, chairman of GoodMorning Global was quoted as saying that the recent ECF success is a testament to the industry's readiness for a future food and alternative protein.

Reported by: Deal street Asia 27 July 2023
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