China consumer-focused GP Tiantu Capital has led a RMB250 million ($36 million) Series C round of funding for Kuaikan Comic, a mobile app designed for reading comic books.
Sequoia Capital, GX Capital, Engage Capital and Chinese news reader app Today's Headlines also participated in the round. Beijing-based Kuaikan was founded by Chinese comic artist Anni Chen in 2014....
Chinese private equity-backed online content platform Toutiao has acquired Faceu, a camera app that has received funding from IDG Capital and Lightspeed China Partners.
Singapore will support local start-ups through a S$100 million ($76 million) intellectual property (IP) commercialization fund, with Temasek Holdings set to provide at least half the capital.
Indian education technology start-up IMAX Program has received a $13.5 million funding round from a group of venture investors including the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF).
Taiwan Liposome, a venture capital-backed manufacturer of pain medication and treatments for eye conditions, has filed for a NASDAQ IPO.