Tickled Media raises Series A round from Temasek Holdings-owned Vertex Venture
SINGAPORE: Parenting website, theAsianparent, on Thursday announced it received a multi-million dollar investment from Singapore’s Vertex Venture Holdings, bringing total funding raised to S$4.5 million. “This new round of investment from Vertex and prominent angels, Teruhide Sato, William Klippgen and Hellmut Schutte, will help us expand theAsianparent’s presence in other key markets such as India and Sri Lanka,” CEO and founder Roshni Mahtani said. Ms Mahtani said each country across the region has its specific needs in terms of availability of a centralised source of information on parenting. Founded in 2009, theAsiaparent claims a readership of more than 6 million mothers across South-east Asia.