Venture capital investment opportunities in Southeast Asia increasingly lie beyond the traditional advertising-driven monetization model, industry participants told the AVCJ Singapore Forum....
Venture | 18 Jul 2014 |
WestSummit Capital and SAIF Partners have invested $15.2 million in NetBase, a US-based company that tracks social media.
Greater China | 18 Jul 2014 |
Existing backers Sequoia Capital and Norwest Venture Partners have contributed $14 million in Series B to Capillary Technologies, an Indian cloud-based retail customer relationship management (CRM) platform.
South Asia | 17 Jul 2014 |
Tiger Global Management and Nirvana Venture Advisors have led a $5 million Series B round of investment for Delhi-based Solvy Tech Solutions, which operates products review portal Zooper.com.
Consumer | 16 Jul 2014 |
Fangdd.com, a Chinese real estate portal, has raised $80 million in a Series B funding from Vision Knight Capital, Lightspeed China Partners and CDH Venture.
Greater China | 15 Jul 2014 |
IDG Capital Partners has committed $1.85 million in seed funding to Landscape Mobile, the China- and US-based developer of mobile information management app Sight.
Venture | 15 Jul 2014 |
Shunwei Capital Partners has provided a Series A round of funding for Fxtrip.com, a Chinese outbound travel start-up.
Greater China | 15 Jul 2014 |
Japanese telecoms giant KDDI will partner with 13 other corporates to create a start-up incubator targeting internet-related businesses.
North Asia | 14 Jul 2014 |
Indian online taxi-booking and car rental platform Olacabs has raised INR2.5 billion ($41.8 million) through a Series C round of funding led by Sequoia Capital and Hong Kong-based hedge fund Steadview Capital.
Venture | 11 Jul 2014 |
The Indian government has pledged to support local start-ups by launching a INR100 billion ($1.6 billion) fund-of-funds.
South Asia | 11 Jul 2014 |
Indian angel fund Your Nest has put together a list of recommendations on how the government can support start-ups ahead of the 2014-2015 budget statement.
South Asia | 10 Jul 2014 |
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ and Fidelity Growth Partners have taken part in $24 million round for US-based Cloudian, a hybrid cloud storage solutions provider.
North America | 09 Jul 2014 |
Singapore has introduced a slew of initiatives as part of efforts to become a technology hub. Steve Leonard, executive deputy chairman of the government-backed Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), explains how and why
Southeast Asia | 09 Jul 2014
Sino-US VC firm GGV Capital has led a $10 million Series B round funding for Curse, a US-based social networking platform that targets online gamers.
Venture | 09 Jul 2014 |
A new equity crowdfunding platform called Equitise is being launched in Australia.
Early stage | 08 Jul 2014 |
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