VIPKID, an English-language learning platform that connects North American teachers with students in China, has received an undisclosed investment from Bryant Stibel, a new VC firm launched by retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his partner Jeff Stibel.
Bryant and Stibel, vice chairman at US business services company Dun & Bradstreet, have invested in 15 companies since 2013, but they decided to formalize their relationship and launch a $100 million VC...
Beyond Ventures and Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group have led a $40 million funding round for Hong Kong-based genetic testing and wellness start-up Prenetics.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), a sovereign wealth fund based in the United Arab Emirates, has committed $1 billion to the Indian government’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).
Australian private equity firm ROC Partners has teamed up with the state government of New South Wales and pension fund First State Super to launch a A$150 million ($118 million) equity fund targeting small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).
IMM Private Equity has agreed to buy a majority stake in W Concept Korea, an own-brand online clothing retailer owned by ISE Commerce, a multi-strategy Korean e-commerce business.