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A one-stop booking platform for personal grooming services in Indonesia, Minutes Apps is fast becoming a cool lifestyle brand for busy urbanites and salons.

Transparent fees, zero wait time with this app that connects users directly with hairdressers, not salons. Ratings enable informed choices, spur hairdressers to become competitive.

On-demand makeup and image styling services in an app: Meishangmen’s makeup professionals provide affordable, convenient and hygienic services while using safe, branded products.

The convenience of on-demand Chinese traditional massage, without compromising safety – Dana+ only engages professional therapists with minimum five years’ experience and licensed salons.

Shopping concierge, Kufed, wants to be Indonesia’s coolest virtual hangout for the latest global lifestyle and fashion trends; offering exciting products without any hassle.

Cosmetic surgery becomes more affordable, with more choices and information on safety and quality, on this aesthetic services shopping and social platform.

This online store lets beauty enthusiasts in Indonesia shop for genuine branded beauty products, without having to worry about counterfeits. Free doorstep delivery included, too.

One of Indonesia’s first beauty blogs, FDN is a leading social-commerce site today for beauty enthusiasts to discover, review, discuss and shop beauty products.

Novita Imelda was an active Fashionese Daily (now Female Daily) reader. She became the blog's angel investor in 2008

Founded in 1996, CHJ Group is one of China’s most well-known fashion groups, famous for its jewelry brands.

Founded in 2011, the knowledge capital fund is an initiative from the InKemia IUCT Group to focus on innovation and the licensing of patents in the biotech sectors. InKemia supports the life science industry through R&D grant programs, technical consultancy and training. It specializes in areas such as chemical synthesis, biotech, bio-catalysis, quality control and EU releases of new products. InKemia also supports local entrepreneurs through the Manuel Arroyo Award for Young Entrepreneurs with the aim to promote local cooperative economic development.

Vostok New Ventures is a Swedish investment company that invests globally in companies with network effects, founded in 2007. It has a special focus on the areas of real estate, recruitment and job sites, travel and transportation services and general classified ads. It participates in growth-stage companies and has invested in 27 companies, 18 of which as leading investor. Its exits are Avito, Quandoo and Delivery Hero.

Founded in 2014, Midas Capital invests mainly in businesses offering customer products and services over the Internet. With offices in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Beijing and Hangzhou, it currently manages assets worth around RMB 3bn.

NAOS is a French multinational company operating in 100 countries, with a special focus on skincare. Bioderma is its best-known brand. Established over 40 years ago by pharmacist-biologist Jean-Noël Thorel, the company stresses the importance of ecobiology. The company recently extended its scope from skincare to a wider interest in the healthcare sector, such as beauty and well-being. Mediktor is its first investment in tech startups.

Toro Ventures is a VC fund based in Monterrey, Mexico, with offices in San Francisco. Led by entrepreneurs Elsa Treviño and Tuto Assad, the fund helps tech startups raise seed capital as well as build a network of family offices and business angels interested in investment opportunities in the Latin American tech ecosystem.Toro Ventures also supports big companies looking to innovate by connecting them with startups from relevant industry verticals. In December 2018, it made its biggest investment to date: €2 million in Spain's BEWE. Established in December 2016, the company has invested in nine startups, to date. 

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