Indian Angel Network (IAN) and Sequoia Capital have become shareholders in VC-backed XinLab, which operates under the brand Vuclip, following its acquisition of mobile video start-up Jigsee in an all-stock deal.
The details of the transaction have not been disclosed. Sequoia and IAN had been early investors in Jigsee in 2011 when the company raised just over $1million. IAN president Padmaja Ruparel told Techcircle it...
Amicus Capital Partners, an India-focused PE firm founded last year by former executives from the Carlyle Group and India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), has reached a first close of $90 million on its debut fund.
Rui Ma, Greater China partner at Silicon Valley-based investor 500 Startups, has left the firm and set up her own early-stage fund-of-funds to invest in US GPs.
Sydney Angels, a syndicate of high-net-worth individuals that invests in Australian start-ups, has launched its second fund with a view to raising up to A$20 million ($15 million).
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed up to $45 million as part of a joint acquisition of UK-based freeze-dried food manufacturer Chaucer Food.