Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

Zoom, Superhuman and small reactions to big scandals – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I noted the big uptick in VC spending in 2019. Before that, I struggled to understand WeWork’s growth trajectory. Remember, you… Continue reading

Digging into the Roblox growth strategy – TechCrunch

Could Roblox create a new entertainment and communication category, something it calls “human co-experience”? When it was a small startup, few observers would have believed in that future. But after 15 years — as told in the origin story of our Roblox EC-1 — the company has accumulated 90 million users and a new $150… Continue reading

Remitly raises $135M and inks $85M credit line to grow remittance service, launch new products – GeekWire

Remitly team photo. (Remitly Photo) TransferWise. WorldRemit. And now Remitly. Seattle-based Remitly announced a $220 million cash infusion late Tuesday, becoming the third mobile remittance company in the past two months to raise more than $100 million. The investment in the Techstars Seattle grad includes $135 million in equity and $85 million in syndicated debt… Continue reading

2019 VC spending may eclipse 2018 record – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups & venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I struggled to understand WeWork’s growth trajectory. Before that, I noted some thoughts on scooter companies’ struggle to raise new cash…. Continue reading

Scaling a startup in Latin America today – TechCrunch

Nathan Lustig Contributor Nathan Lustig is an entrepreneur and managing partner at Magma Partners, a seed-stage investment fund in Santiago, Chile. More posts by this contributor Latin America is the next stage in the race for dominance in the ride-hailing market Latin America’s Movile is quietly building a mobile empire It’s not easy to raise… Continue reading