Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC) has led a $20 million Series B round of funding for VIPKID, a China-based English-language learning platform that targets primary and secondary school students.
Matrix China Partners, Innovation Works and Sequoia Capital also participated in the round. VIPKID is a distance English-learning platform. The teachers, all of whom have experience in US primary schools,...
Lewis Rutherfurd of Inter-Asia Venture Management, Brooks Zug of HarbourVest Partners, Dan Carroll of Brooklands Capital Strategies, and Piau-Voon Wang on how private equity got started in Asia
Indian mid-market private equity firm Paragon Partners has closed its debut fund at $120 million.
Tencent Holdings has led a $40 million Series C round of funding for Shenzhen-based Ubtech Robotics, a humanoid robot maker backed by CDH Investments and Goldstone Investment.
Emerald Media, an Asian investment platform created by KKR, has led a $65 million Series B funding round for Thailand-based online retailing services company aCommerce.