This article was first published on The Business Times, written by Claudia Chong.
Used car marketplace Carro has raised US$360 million in Series C funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, which the company says gives it a valuation of more than US$1 billion.
This is more than three times the startup’s valuation from February last year, when it was valued at US$289.1 million after investments from Mitsubishi and MS&AD Ventures, data platform VentureCap Insights showed.
Singapore-based Carro now has its eyes set on the public markets in the next 18 to 24 months, with the Nasdaq as a potential listing destination. Whether an initial public offering (IPO) materialises depends on the company’s growth rate, Aaron Tan, founder and chief executive of Carro, told The Business Times.
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