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Singapore’s Bubble Motion wraps up USD 5M funding round from Japan’s largest VC, JAFCO via @sgentrepreneurs

Singapore’s Bubble Motion wraps up USD 5M funding round from Japan’s largest VC, JAFCO via @sgentrepreneurs

Singapore’s Bubble Motion wraps up USD 5M funding round from Japan’s largest VC, JAFCO August 24, 2012 by Terence LEE Bubble Motion , a Singapore-based startup known for its Bubbly app, best described as ‘Twitter with a voice’, has picked up USD 5M in funding from JAFCO , the largest and most established VC firm in Japan . CEO Tom Clayton notes that his company, with over 19 million users including hundreds of celebrities around the world, had rejected several offers since it wasn’t looking to raise more money. He was, however, swayed by JAFCO ‘s connections and reputation in Japan, which is a key market for Bubble Motion. That made the investment a ‘no brainer’. The money will go towards scaling its technology platform and expanding its voice-based social messaging service in all of the company’s key markets, which also includes India, Indonesia, and Philippines. It also ...

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/news-stop/2012/08/24/singapore...

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