Beisen, a Chinese supplier of HR evaluation and testing tools and services, has received $10 million in Series B funding from Matrix Partners and Sequoia Capital. It comes three years after the company’s first-round of financing, which saw Shenzhen Capital Group and Tianjin Venture Capital commit an undisclosed sum.
The new funding will be used for product development, with Beisen having introduced a cloud-based platform that offers integrated recruitment, evaluation and talent management services. According to CEO...
Australian superannuation fund Hostplus has committed $50 million to a China-focused VC fund launched by Australian seed investor Artesian. The fund is targeting up to $200 million.
Yatra Online, an Indian travel services provider listed on NASDAQ, has raised INR1 billion ($15.4 million) in debt funding from InnoVen Capital.
Steven Okun, until recently KKR’s director of public affairs for Asia Pacific, has been appointed ASEAN representative for EMPEA, a global industry association for private capital in emerging markets.
East Ventures has launched a $30 million Southeast Asia fund that will make seed to Series A investments in technology start-ups, with an emphasis on Indonesia.