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DEALSTREETASIA is the pre-eminent source of news, data & analysis for Asian investment ecosystem.

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Dealstreetasia raises first round of funding | The Business Times (Singapore)

Business Times reports that DEALSTREETASIA, a Singapore-based digital media company that owns and publishes Asia-focused financial deals site, has raised its first round of funding.

Dec 15, 2015


Digital media startup DealStreetAsia raises funding | VCCircle

Dec 15, 2015


DealStreetAsia raises funding from Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma & others | The Economic Times

ET reports states that DEALSTREETASIA has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Singapore Angel Network, the angel investment arm of the multi-billion dollar Thakral Group of Companies.

Dec 15, 2015

Launch and test run

The portal was launched in October-end - November 2014, with a five members.



traffic crosses 100k pageviews per month

It took close to 8 months for traffic to cross 100,000 page views per month.



Indonesia launch

Launched Indonesia operations with a dedicated reporter on the ground


page views cross 200k per month

Doubled traffic to 200,000 page views in just 4 months.


Launched India Operations

Launched India operations with own reporters & also riding on Mint for content


Myanmar Luanch

Began operations in Myanmar with a dedicated reporter.


page views cross 300k per month

The number of page views cross the 300,000 per month figure


page views cross 400k per month

The number of page views crossed 400k/month, compared to 100k in May, 2015



pageviews to cross 500k

On track to hit half-a-million page views this month - over 21x in 12 months


New Team Member

DEALSTREETASIA is strengthening SG & Indonesia team with new reporters joining


launch of Hong Kong Bureau

DEALSTREETASIA will expand operations to Hong Kong in May 2015.


New Team Member

Plans an office in mainland China - may ride on business daily Mint for this.



India - Re-Writer Operations
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Delhi, India
Media , Business Journalism

Job Description
We are looking at self-starters who can enhance our coverage of venture capital and private equity deals in India. The ideal candidate would have a sound understanding of the startup landscape, and be able to edit, and re-write copies, to make sure that copies are consistently high quality in terms of reporting and writing. The candidate should be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced news environment, while maintaining accuracy. This is an important role as we expand our coverage in India and southeast Asia. Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a copyediting or re-writing role with a major business newspaper or digital news website is required. Postgraduate degree in english or journalism is preferred. We would also consider a post-graduate in any discipline with in-depth understanding of the venture capital and private equity businesses in India.

Sales Head Sales & Marketing
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Singapore, Singapore
Advertising, Sales & Business Development, Digital marketing, Sales Strategy, Events

Job Description
We are searching for a sales and marketing executive in Singapore, who will be the representative for our company, and be in contact with out potential clients. As a Sales Manager, your primary responsibility will be to get ads from companies in Singapore and the region. You will collaborate with our staff across ASEAN. The job may also involve travel within ASEAN initially, and across Asia later, as we expand. The candidate in this role should own the sales cycle (for securing ads), acquire new clients both in Singapore and in the region, demonstrate a high activity level in terms of outbound prospecting via email, phone, meetings, events, and social media to prospect maximum leads, and also have a strong desire and ability to close sales opportunities. The ideal candidate will possess both a sales and technical background, have an understanding of the media, and also be willing to take risks associated with joining a startup.
He or she should be able to cope with being in a fast-paced environment and in a company that’s growing quickly, garner responsibility and make a significant impact, instead of being just another cog in a machine, have a high level of energy and drive, and possess the ability to learn and use new information quickly.
What We Offer
Unique, open office environment in the heart of Singapore. (Our office is located at Boat Quay, and we share the premises with Mint, India’s leading business daily, which now has a Singapore and KL edition)
Competitive remuneration in an interesting environment.
Opportunity to take on strategic responsibilities and to develop your own project

Deputy Editor, Singapore Operations
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Singapore, Singapore
Media , Business Journalism, Private Equity, Venture Capital

Job Description
We are looking for a deputy chief who will work closely with DEALSTREETASIA’s editor-in-chief, as well as its reporters in Singapore, in addition to guiding and leading our team in the region. The person in this role will be responsible for the portal’s daily editorial flow. Reporting experience in the region is desired. He or she should have a solid journalistic background, deep contacts to break the big M&A, PE, IPO stories, and understanding of these sectors across the region. The Singapore editor should have strong editing and writing skills, solid news judgment, demonstrated ability to both give direction and take direction, the ability to work nimbly and calmly on deadline with a variety of personalities in a collaborative environment, and experience with social media. The candidate should also have a strong interest in technology, and a track record of motivating a team of reporters. This player/coach should be keen to work journalists across the portal to experiment with new modes of digital storytelling and new ways to deliver real-time financial news, data, and analysis to our readers. This person will be expected to oversee the portal’s daily newsletter as well. The post will involve evenings given the news cycle in the region.

Hong Kong Editor Operations
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Hong Kong, China
Media , Business Journalism, Editorial

Job Description
We are seeking a high energy, ambitious and young journalist, willing to invest their time and expertise to head and build our Hong Kong Bureau. Needless to say, the Hong Kong Bureau will be responsible for China and Taiwan, and will coordinate closely with reporters we hire in Korean and Japan at a later stage, as DEALSTREETASIA expands to these markets. Candidates should have a fascination for the intricacies of deal making – M&A, venture capital, private equity, public equity, IPOs, investment banking – and must be able to write on these issues with insight for professionals. Experience in having covered these segments, as well as understanding of these markets are musts. The ideal candidate should be able to build a team and guide fellow reporters, in addition to leading DEALSTREETASIA’s news coverage with exclusive market-moving news and scoops.

Team Summary

17-member team across ASEAN and India:
Joji Philip is founder and editor-in-chief. After moving to SG in 2013, he has been with Mint, and prior to that, he had a 8-year stint with the Economic Times, where he was assistant editor, its youngest vertical head & was India's most prolific business reporter


Founding Team

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, DEALSTREETASIA, Journalist with Indian business daily Mint. Ex-Economic Times, Ex-Business Standard, Ex-The New Indian Express


DealStreetAsia (2014 - present)

HT Media Ltd (2013 - present)
Journalist, MintAsia

The Economic Times (2006 - 2013)
Editor, Communications / Sr. Assistant Editor


Indian School of Business
2011 - 2011

Asian College of Journalism
2002 - 2003

University of Madras
1999 - 2002

Sushobhan Mukherjee

Sushobhan Mukherjee


Team Members

Yamini Dhall

Yamini Dhall

Web Director
Padmapriya Balaji

Padmapriya Balaji

News Editor

Product/Service Summary

DEALSTREETASIA, is a Singapore and India based digital media startup, in the business media space, and currently provides all deal related news - M&As, VC, PE, IPOs and business of startups - across ASEAN and India. Going forward the company will provide Deal Analytics and Deal Facilitation.

Product/Service Descriptions