theAsianparent Singapore is an online community and content platform with a focus on parenting from an Asian perspective. The company understands what it takes to be a new-age parent, so from a baby to teenager, milestones and challenges of each stage are covered. Besides the parenting tips and tricks, there is information for mums-to-be right from pre-conception to pregnancy to delivery to breastfeeding and nutrition.
With an overall young population structure of South East Asia, theAsianparent Singapore has won the trust of young mothers across the region. The aim is to help the parents in their journey of raising smart, kind, strong children. The company has recently launched an app that offers baby development and milestone tracker, a photo editor, a photo booth, and a collection of informative articles from experts.
TheAsianparent was founded by Roshni Mahtani in 2008. She is the CEO and founder of Tickled Media, the publisher of parenting social network- theIndusparent.com, ParentTown, and theAsianparent. She is also actively involved in the start-up community. She is also a founder of Female Founders Network which has over 3000 members. Roshni is also on the board of TIE Singapore and is an angel investor in many early-stage startups.
The Journey So Far
theAsianparent Singapore is now one of the largest parenting websites in South East Asia. This free online community platform is available in 12 countries and in 11 languages including- English, Bahasa Indonesia, Thai, Malay, Vietnamese, Filipino, Tamil, Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, and Sinhalese.
The company began as a parenting blog and has grown as a multinational tech company and a digital publishing house that provides content and community platform for women in Asia. theAsianparent Singapore claims to have over 23.5 million users across South East Asia, Africa, and India.
The company also publishes a personal finance and career portal for women, Asian Money Guide. Besides that, it also publishes HerStyleAsia, that offers cutting-edge content on the Asian Entertainment, culture scenes, and styles, and a food home & DIY lifestyle hub called Nonila.
The Way Forward
theAsianparent Singapore has recently raised eight-figure US-dollar funding which was led by Fosun which is a leading investment group in China. The other companies included in the funding round were JD.com, China’s largest online retailer, ATM capital, and Redbadge Pacific.
With these funds, theAsianparent Singapore plans to expand into new markets in Africa and Asia, as well as speed up plans to further develop its mobile app.
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