While the number of GPs active in Indonesian venture capital has mushroomed in recent years, there has been no change on the private equity side. The market suffers from talent and perception issues
AVCJ Research has records of two dozen private equity investments of $75 million or more in Indonesia between 2008 and 2014. Only seven of these were by brand-name global or pan-regional players, and four...
US-based 1839 Ventures has agreed to invest $20 million in a fund launched by the Pakistan government that will invest in domestic technology start-ups.
Amicus Capital Partners has made its maiden investment, committing INR600 million ($9.3 million) to Indian online insurance aggregator RenewBuy.
Lefit, a China-based online-to-offline (O2O) fitness platform, has raised a RMB300 million ($46 million) Series C round of funding led by Hillhouse Capital.
US and Singapore-based venture capital investor Wavemaker Partners has raised $66 million for its second Southeast Asia-focused fund. The target was $50 million.