BlueRun Ventures has closed its latest China-focused fund - comprising US dollar and renminbi-denominated tranches - with more than $500 million in aggregate commitments.
Blume Ventures has reached a final close of $60 million on its second India early-stage fund.
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Redpoint Ventures, a US early-stage venture firm, has closed its debut China VC fund at $180 million.
Chinese search giant Baidu has established a RMB20 billion ($3 billion) investment fund, called Baidu Capital, to target mid- and late-stage deals in the internet industry.
Ash Lilani of Saama Capital has seen India’s VC community develop from pure growth deals to support a population of true entrepreneurs. Now he hopes to help the country keep building on its strengths
Indian venture capital firm Ventureast Fund Advisors has reached a first close of $83 million on its latest technology-focused fund.
Japan’s Genuine Startups and US design company Ideo have launched a Tokyo-based venture capital unit that will invest in domestic early-stage companies with plans for international expansion.
US-based accelerator 500 Startups has launched its second seed fund focused on Southeast Asia, with a targeted corpus of $50 million.
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has committed up to JPY10.4 billion ($102.6 million) to funds managed by domestic VC firms MedVenture Partners and Universal Materials Incubator.
Huasheng Capital, a private equity firm established by financial advisor China Renaissance, has led a Series C round of funding for Zmlearn.com, a Chinese K-12 online learning and teaching platform.
Indian venture capital firm YourNest has launched its second fund for early-stage investments with a target size of INR3 billion ($45.1 million).
Japan’s Jafco has achieved a first close on its fifth global venture capital and buyout fund with JPY41 billion ($408 million) in commitments.
MicuRx Pharmaceuticals, a Sino-US bio-pharmaceutical company, has raised a $55 million Series C round of funding led by Shanghai-based GP Healthcare Capital.
Infinity Group, a China-Israel cross-border private equity firm, has partnered with Chinese IT services provider Neusoft Corporation to launch a $250 million medical technology fund.
Vertex Ventures, the VC arm of Singapore's Temasek Holdings, has led a $6 million Series A round for Indian customer experience management platform CloudCherry alongside Cisco Investments, the corporate VC arm of Cisco Systems.
Singapore-based UOB Group has joined a $72 million Series C round for Israeli equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd.
Australian GP AirTree Ventures raises its latest fund to invest in tech start-ups across growth ranges
Tidal shifts in the Philippines' consumer demographics are piquing interest among private equity and venture capital investors alike, but sluggish policy modernization efforts remain a key barrier to entry
FirstP2P, a Chinese online peer-to-peer (P2P) financing site, has raised a $70 million Series C round led by existing investor CCB International.
Innovation Works changes its name, but plans to keep focusing on China's growing tech talent
Northern Light Venture Capital (NLVC) has led a $25 million Series B funding round for TenNor Therapeutics, a Chinese drug developer specializing in infectious diseases.
Bessemer Venture Partners has led a $15 million Series D round for Indian online food delivery start-up Swiggy.
Leshi Internet Information and Technology, also known as LeEco, has raised $1.08 billion for its self-driving electric car project.