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)...
Greater China | 20 Nov 2015 |
Singapore-based early stage investor Golden Gate Ventures will commit more than $4 million to six Southeast Asian start-ups.
Southeast Asia | 11 Nov 2015 |
Convergence Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Indonesia, has agreed to a financial and strategic partnership with Chinese search and web services giant Baidu.
Greater China | 11 Nov 2015 |
Innovation Works, a Chinese early stage VC firm founded by Kai-fu Lee, former head of Google China, has applied to list on the National Equities Exchange and Quotation (NEEQ), also known as the New Third Board.
Greater China | 06 Nov 2015 |
US venture capital firm Formation 8 has led a $15 million Series A round for Singapore-based on-demand grocery delivery start-up Honestbee.
Southeast Asia | 22 Oct 2015 |
Australian super funds are showing renewed interests in domestic venture capital, supporting firms that offer flexible structures with co-investment opportunities. Can this approach work for all GPs?
Venture | 14 Oct 2015
Singapore has easily surpassed Hong Kong in terms of venture capital investment for the last four years, but that data should be assessed in the context of wider industry dynamics
Venture | 14 Oct 2015
Start-up funding platform AngelList has raised a $400 million early-stage focused fund from CSC Venture Capital, the US arm of private equity firm China Science & Merchants Investment Management Group, also known as CSC Group.
Greater China | 13 Oct 2015 |
Singapore media conglomerate MediaCorp will take an equity stake in VC-backed French skincare brand Crème Simon in return for providing the company with advertising services.
Consumer | 30 Sep 2015 |
Canadian VC firm Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital has partnered with the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) to support cleantech start-ups.
Greater China | 23 Sep 2015 |
Intel Capital has committed $67 million to eight Chinese technology start-ups working in smart devices, robotics, the internet of things, cloud services, big data, and data analytics.
Venture | 18 Sep 2015 |
Indian used motorbike marketplace CredR has raised a $15 million Series A round from Eight Roads Venture, formerly called Fidelity Growth Partners.
South Asia | 14 Sep 2015 |
US-based accelerator 500 Startups has extended its Asia footprint with the launch of a $30 million fund dedicated to early-stage Japanese technology companies.
Venture | 09 Sep 2015 |
Aspada Investment Company and Qualcomm Ventures have committed $4 million in Series A funding to India-based local language software platform Reverie Language Technologies.
South Asia | 01 Sep 2015 |
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