Wipro Ventures, the strategic investment arm of Indian technology company Wipro Group, has led a $4 million Series A round for internet development platform provider Altizon Systems.
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Venturra Capital has led a $12 million Series A round for Malaysia-based gym membership app KFit.
The Shanghai government has proposed new measures to compensate early-stage investors’ for financial losses incurred by investing in local start-ups.
Nissay Capital has invested $1.7 million in Series A funding in Japanese workplace chat app Oneteam.
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Jungle Ventures, Blume Ventures, Konly Venture and Taurus Value Creation have led a $7.2 million round for India-based retail technology developer SnapBizz.
Two principals at SAIF Partners, Mukul Singhal and Rohit Jain, have left the company to start an early-stage venture capital fund of their own.
Japan-based business chat platform ChatWork has raised $12.5 million in Series B funding from Jafco, SMBC Venture Capital and GMO Venture Partners.
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Lightbox Ventures has invested $5 million in Indian online jewelry retailer Melorra.
SIDBI Venture Capital has led a $3 million Series A round for Indian online parenting portal Mycity4kids, with participation by existing investor YourNest Angel Fund.
Nexus Venture Partners has participated in an $8 million Series A round for portfolio company Blueshift, a US-based automated marketing solutions provider. The round was led by Storm Ventures.
Tokyo-based early-stage investor Skyland Ventures has raised JYP1.2 billion ($10 million) for its second VC fund.
First State Super teams up with local VC player H2 Ventures to back Australia financial technology start-ups
WuXi Healthcare Ventures, a corporate venture arm owned by China-based WuXi PharmaTech, has closed its second early-stage healthcare fund at $290 million, exceeding the target of $200 million.
First State Super has teamed up with VC firm H2 Ventures to support financial technology start-ups. The Australian superannuation fund expects to deploy around A$250 million ($182 million) in technology innovation.
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The Australian government has introduced a range of measures to boost local innovation and entrepreneurship.
DBS Bank will invest S$10 million ($7 million) over the next five years in initiatives aimed at supporting Singapore start-ups.
Japan-based Kabuku, manager of 3-D printing service Rinkak, has closed a JPY750 million ($6.1 million) Series A round with participation by Global Brain, Dentsu Digital Holdings and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital.
Alibaba Group has officially launched its entrepreneur funds - worth a collective $450 million - in Hong Kong and Taiwan, picking Gobi Partners and China Development Industrial Bank (CDIB) to manage the vehicles in those respective markets.