AwanTunai Scores Series A3 Funding in the Form of Equity and Debt
The value of the equity funds obtained is around 121.5 billion Rupiah, led by the International Finance Corporation
AwanTunai fintech lending service has received another funding. Based on the data submitted to the regulator, the value is around $8.5 million or equivalent to 121.5 billion Rupiah. Several investors participated, including International Finance Corporation (IFC), Global Brain, Insignia Ventures, OCBC NISP Ventures, and others.
DailySocial.id confirmed with AwanTunai's Co-Founder & CEO Dino Setiawan about the new funding, which was part of the Series A3. He also explained that the investment consisted of two types, equity funding and loan (debt facilities). The above value is equity funding, while the debt facility is yet to be disclosed.
In this round, IFC became the largest contributor around 50% of the total value of equity funding. The participation of a financial institution under the World Bank in AwanTunai's funding round adds to the list of its portfolio in Indonesia. Previously, IFC also invested in PasarPolis, ASSA, and eFishery. Part of its mission is to seek impactful investment projects, such as to increase financial inclusion and digitalization in the real sector.
AwanTunai announced a series A2 funding of $56.2 million (over 811 billion Rupiah) in equity and loan facilities in mid-2021. Equity funding of $11.2 million was provided by new investors BRI Ventures and OCBC NISP Ventura, as well as participation from previous investors, including Insignia Ventures and Global Brains.
AwanTunai specializes in supply chain financing, targeting micro-enterprises in the regions. As of June 2021, the company has collaborated with more than 160 supplier partners to help traditional wholesalers digitize and finance their businesses. AwanTunai has served more than 8,000 micro merchants as users, with an increasing number of users coming from tier 2 and 3 cities in Indonesia.