Lewis Rutherfurd of Inter-Asia Venture Management, Piau-Voon Wang, David Pierce of HQ Capital, Weijian Shan of PAG Asia Capital, Michael Kim of MBK Partners, Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, Joseph Bae of KKR, and Brooks Zug of HarbourVest Partners on the past and future of Asian private equity
Part six in a series of interviews to mark the 30th anniversary of Asian Venture Capital Journal. To watch the series in its entirety, please click here.
Space Cycle, a boutique fitness studio chain operating in mainland China and Taiwan, has raised a RMB100 million ($15.6 million) Series B round of funding led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund.
Creador is targeting $500 million for its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused fund. The private equity firm closed its previous vehicle at $415 million in late 2016.
SBI Investment, the VC arm of Japan’s SBI Holdings, has launched a JPY50 billion ($450 million) fund that will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology.
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings has led a Series C round of undisclosed size for Rokid, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) developer focused on home automation devices.