Australia's Campaign Monitor, an email marketing software developer backed by Insight Venture Partners and SalesForce, has acquired US survey software developer GetFeedback.
Australasia | 19 Nov 2014 |
Jafco Ventures has invested JPY150 million ($1.2 million) in Interactive Solutions, the Tokyo-based start-up behind enterprise marketing and productivity app Interactive-Pro.
North Asia | 19 Nov 2014 |
Venture capital investors played down comparisons between the current soaring valuations in the technology space and the dotcom bubble era.
Greater China | 14 Nov 2014 |
Taiwanese corporations are launching captive VC units to invest in technologies that can update their product offerings. The new source of funding is welcome in the absence of independent VCs, but is it a panacea?
Greater China | 12 Nov 2014 |
The flood of capital entering China’s technology space is a concern for VC investors, but they remain firm believers in the emerging generation of mobile-enabled consumers that is driving interest in the sector.
Venture | 12 Nov 2014 |
Japanese tech-focused investor Infinity Venture Partners has launched its third fund - Infinity e.venture Asia III - which will focus on start-ups in Japan and China.
North Asia | 07 Nov 2014 |
Innovation hubs have traditionally been defined by the size of their immediately addressable market. But with better access to capital, information and technology, some Asian jurisdictions are going global
Venture | 05 Nov 2014 |
Intel Capital, the US chip maker's eponymous venture capital unit, has backed two Taiwanese start-ups as part of an overall $62 million investment across 16 technology ventures.
Early stage | 05 Nov 2014 |
Helion Venture Partners has provided INR350 million ($5.7 million) in a Series A round of funding for iD Fresh Foods, an Indian ready-to-cook packaged foods company.
Venture | 04 Nov 2014 |
Resources-focused GP Denham Capital has backed Auctus Minerals, a Australian start-up mining platform, with a $130 million capital injection.
Australasia | 04 Nov 2014 |
India's Green House Venture (GHV) Accelerator has teamed up with Japan and US-based early-stage investor World Innovation Labs (WiL) to back Indian start-ups with the potential to go global.
North Asia | 04 Nov 2014 |
Singapore-based early stage VC Wavemaker Pacific - a member of the DFJ Global Network - has appointed two tech entrepreneurs, Dennis Goh and Nix Nolledo, to its investment team.
Southeast Asia | 30 Oct 2014 |
MegaChips Corp, a Tokyo-listed semiconductor maker, is to acquire SiTime Corporation, a VC-backed US semiconductor company for $200 million.
Technology | 30 Oct 2014 |
Japanese tech giant SoftBank Group has agreed to invest $627 million in Indian e-commerce site Snapdeal, bringing the start-up's total funding to more than $1 billion.
Technology | 29 Oct 2014 |
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As investor's confidence in the domestic economy is restored, Taiwan's private equity sector players are anticipating a long-awaited upswing in activity, especially with a more transparent and open regulatory environment to revive growth. Positive signals from the government include the new M&A regulation, which will add on protection of minority shareholders upon its launch. The National Development Fund has also injected billions of cash into local funds in an effort to support industrial innovation.
20 November 2014, The Westin Hotel, Taipei
With the empathic and historic victory of Narendra Modi at the recent elections in India, the market confidence has improved significantly. Until recently, India was mentioned in financial markets only in a negative light given the enormous potential and lack of delivery. Difficulties in exiting, arbitrary taxation and poor governance are just some of the chronic problems deterring investors.
Discover what repercussions the latest political developments will have on the private equity industry, the outlook for the next wave of fundraising, where GPs expect to source exits and the best way forward for existing and potential investors.
2-3 December 2014, Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai