Last Week In Venture: Women-Focused Tech Vendors
Kuala Lumpur-based Supahands raised an undisclosed sum in its Series A round, which was led by SEA-based social impact-focused venture firm Patamar Capital‘s Investing In Women Fund and prior investor Cradle Seed Ventures. Supahands is also backed by 500 Startups and the Axiata Digital Innovation Fund, among others.
Sixty-four percent of the company’s 3,000-plus distributed workforce are women who primarily hail from Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia, according to Supahands. The company’s leadership team and board of directors are also majority women. The Supahands site lists Uber and Rakuten as clients.
The company says it will use its new investor capital to continue expansion in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
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