Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Cambricon Technologies, a Beijing-based artificial intelligence (AI) developer, has raised a $100 million Series A round of financing from Lenovo Capital & Incubator Group (LCIG), and an investment unit owned by Alibaba Group.
UK-based private equity investor Dolma Impact Fund has committed $3.2 million to Swet Ganga Hydropower & Construction, a hydroelectric power provider in Nepal.
Nayuta, a Japanese start-up focused on combining internet-of-things (IoT) and blockchain technologies, has received a JPY140 million ($1.3 million) funding round led by Jafco.
Asia’s booming online economies have created unprecedented demand for data center services, but private equity investors still must determine the best way to approach the industry
Don Ye, founder and managing partner for Tsing Capital, is sometimes called the ‘elder statesman’ of cleantech investment in China. Formative years in the US helped him clarify an actionable world view
Alex Emery, head of Asia at Permira, on global funds versus regional funds, escalations in dry powder and deal size, and how to lay the ground for when the current bull run inevitably comes to an end
KKR has opened an office in Shanghai, its third base in Greater China and eighth in Asia Pacific. The move comes two months after the firm closed its third pan-regional fund at $9.3 billion.
General Atlantic has named its second Asia-based special advisor in a month with the appointment of John A. Prasetio (pictured) to help develop business opportunities in Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on Indonesia.