Jungle Ventures has led a $1.6 million pre-Series A round for Pomelo, a Thailand-based online fashion retailer.
Southeast Asia | 30 Sep 2014 |
Shunwei Capital Partners has committed $10 million in Series B funding to 520guimi.com, a female-focused social networking site in China.
Greater China | 29 Sep 2014 |
Temasek Holdings-owned Pavilion Capital and Recruit Strategic Partners, the VC arm of Recruit Holdings, have led a Series B2 round of funding worth $6 million for Freee, a Tokyo-based provider of automated online accounting software.
Venture | 29 Sep 2014 |
Spring Seeds Capital, an investment arm of government-backed Spring Singapore, has launched an initiative that could channel up to S$60 million ($47 million) into local medical technology start-ups.
Southeast Asia | 26 Sep 2014 |
Australia-based invoicing app Invoice2go has received $35 million in a Series A round of funding led by Accel Partners and Ribbit Capital. The company was founded in 2002 but this is its first external funding.
Venture | 26 Sep 2014 |
Canaan Partners Managing Director Rahul Khanna is to launch a INR3 billion ($49 million) debt fund aimed at supporting early-stage and established technology ventures in India.
People | 24 Sep 2014 |
Competition is increasing in China's online food delivery market as VC investors back start-ups looking to achieve scale ahead of expected consolidation. How asset-heavy should the business model be?
Greater China | 24 Sep 2014 |
Southeast Asia is expected to see rapid growth in e-commerce over the next five years. But are there enough competent logistics providers to deliver the goods in a timely and cost-effective fashion?
Southeast Asia | 24 Sep 2014 |
Chinese online furniture retailer Meilele started out life as a store within Taobao, Alibaba Group's C2C e-commerce platform in 2008. The company's transactions ran through the Taobao platform, with online payment service Alipay collecting monies owed....
Greater China | 24 Sep 2014
Southeast Asia-focused e-commerce investor Ardent Capital has received $12.5 million in funding led by Indonesian conglomerate Sinarmas. Existing backers also participated.
Early stage | 23 Sep 2014 |
Matrix Partners India has invested an undisclosed sum in mobile game developer Red Monster Games.
Technology | 23 Sep 2014 |
Sequoia Capital has led a INR1 billion ($16.4 million) round of funding for Verse Innovation, owner and operator of India-based local-language mobile platform NewsHunt.
Venture | 23 Sep 2014 |
Nissay Capital and Mitsubishi UFJ Capital have joined Japanese education firm Benesse in investing JPY330 million ($3 million) in online learning platform Mana.bo.
North Asia | 22 Sep 2014 |
Shuttlerock, a New Zealand-based visual marketing software company, has raised $2.35 million in a Series A round of funding.
Early stage | 19 Sep 2014 |
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