Banyan Capital and IDG Capital Partners have invested RMB 150 million ($24 million) in BeiBei, a Chinese online discount retail platform for maternity and baby products.
Venture | 18 Aug 2014 |
Centurion Private Equity has led a $6.5 million Series A round investment in Hong Kong-based GoGoVan, a mobile app for on-demand delivery services.
Greater China | 18 Aug 2014 |
Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has agreed to buy US-based SmartThings, a VC-backed platform that connects everyday items to the internet.
North Asia | 18 Aug 2014 |
Cheetah Mobile, a mobile internet security firm backed by Matrix Partners and Tencent Holdings, has bought an additional 22% stake in Moxiu Technology for RMB20 million ($3.2 million).
Early stage | 14 Aug 2014 |
Walden Riverwood Ventures has led an $8 million Series A round of funding for Atonarp, a Japanese developer of chemical sensors.
Early stage | 14 Aug 2014 |
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has acquired Slice, a US-based e-commerce mobile app backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners and DCM, among others.
Early stage | 12 Aug 2014 |
Japanese internet gaming firm Gree, and tech-focused investor Atomico, have led a JPY3.6 billion ($35.4 million) Series B round investment in SmartNews, the Tokyo-based start-up behind the news curation app of the same name.
Early stage | 11 Aug 2014 |
Indian early-stage investor Reservoir Investment Managers has reached a final close on its maiden fund, Exfinity Technology Fund - Series I (ETF-I) at INR1.25 billion ($20 million).
South Asia | 11 Aug 2014 |
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) has acquired a 10% stake in German e-commerce incubator and investor Rocket Internet for EUR333 million ($445 million).
Consumer | 08 Aug 2014 |
Skymet Weather Services, an Indian provider of weather forecast solutions for the agricultural sector, has raised $4.5 million Series B round of funding led by dmg::information Asia Pacific, a unit of UK media group Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT)....
South Asia | 07 Aug 2014 |
SingTel Innov8, the corporate venture arm of Singapore telecoms giant SingTel, has led a $25 million Series B round of investment for US-based Bitglass, a provider of mobile cloud security solutions. Norwest Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates...
Early stage | 06 Aug 2014 |
Digital Media Partners has led a $1.5 million Series A of investment for Thai fashion e-commerce start-up WearYouWant. IMG Investment Partners and Japanese e-marketing firm OPT SEA also took part in the round.
Early stage | 05 Aug 2014 |
IDG Capital has led a $100 million Series B round of investment for Chinese online grocery store Womai.com. Existing investor SAIF Partners also participated.
Consumer | 04 Aug 2014 |
Hong Kong-based stock trading and financial management platform 8 Securities has raised a $9 million Series B round of funding. The round included unnamed US and Chinese investors and existing backers Velocity Capital and Leitmotiv Private Equity.
Technology | 04 Aug 2014 |
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