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....
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.
InnoSpring and Alibaba Group have jointly launched an accelerator program in China with a view to helping international start-ups access Chinese markets and ecosystems.
Magmode, a China-based men’s fashion start-up, has raised $15 million in the second tranche of a Series B round led by Cathay Capital Private Equity. Existing investor Sinovation Ventures also participated.