Tencent Holdings has led a $85 million Series C round of funding for Renrenche.com, a Chinese peer-to-peer second-hand car trading platform.
Greater China | 04 Aug 2015 |
All-Stars Investment has led a $300 million new funding round for Tujia.com, valuing the Chinese vacation-rental website at more than $1 billion.
Greater China | 03 Aug 2015 |
Aarin Capital has committed a Series A round to Indian online travel agent TripFactory.
South Asia | 03 Aug 2015 |
Ajisen Holdings, a Chinese fast casual restaurant chain operator, has teamed up with The Hina Group and its affiliate Hanking Group to invest up to $70 million in Baidu Takeout Delivery, an online food delivery ordering platform run by the Chinese search...
Greater China | 31 Jul 2015 |
IDG Ventures and Sherpalo Ventures have taken part in a $2 million pre-Series A round for Rejuvenate Solutions, operator of Indian home services portal Zimmber.
South Asia | 31 Jul 2015 |
National Australia Bank (NAB) will set up a A$50 million ($36 million) fund to invest in start-ups that help enhance its financial services product offerings.
Financials | 30 Jul 2015 |
Jiuxian.com, a Chinese e-commerce site that sells wines and spirits, has raised RMB500 million ($81 million) in a new round of funding.
Greater China | 30 Jul 2015 |
Singapore-based Golden Gate Ventures has reached a first close of $35 million on its second Southeast Asia-focused fund, Golden Gate Ventures Fund II.
Southeast Asia | 29 Jul 2015 |
Chunxiao Capital has provided RMB100 million ($16 million) in Series A plus funding for Cloud Farm, a China-based e-commerce platform dedicated to the agricultural sector.
Technology | 29 Jul 2015 |
Sequoia Capital has led a $12.5 million Series B round for Easemob.com, a Chinese provider of mobile communication services, with participation from SIG China and Matrix Partners China.
Greater China | 29 Jul 2015 |
Chinese celebrities are entering the venture capital space, offering start-ups endorsement as well as financial support. But can a pop star’s cachet translate into long-term sustainable growth?
Venture | 29 Jul 2015
India's vast assortment of ethnic groups represents a golden opportunity for MedGenome. The 2,000 groups that inhabit the subcontinent are a treasure trove of information waiting to be harvested and put to work.
Venture | 29 Jul 2015
The old proverb is that necessity is the mother of invention, but in an age of robotics it seems that simple inconvenience is enough to give birth to the next great innovation. Such is the case with the Rotimatic, a “robot” invented specifically to...
Southeast Asia | 29 Jul 2015
Booktrack, a New Zealand-based company that provides movie-style soundtracks and ambient audio for eBooks, has raised $5 million in Series B funding led by Coent Venture Partners and Sparkbox Ventures.
Media | 28 Jul 2015 |
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South Korea continues to solidify its position as a premier destination for Asian private equity and venture capital investments. In 2014, nearly US$11 billion was invested into South Korean companies with exits topping US$8 billion, the highest return figures in the last 10 years. It is easy to see why international and domestic GP's hold South Korea in high regard, being one of few Asian destinations where large leveraged buyouts are possible.
Venture capital is also gaining momentum as the Park Geun Hye-led government continues to advance on initiatives to promote innovation and foster SMEs. With capital inflows and creative input from local and international VCs, South Korea is living up to its reputation as a flourishing venture ecosystem as we witness the rise of angel consortia, accelerators, and local offices for established VC funds.
This intensive and highly focused event will provide front row seats into one of Asia's most vibrant private equity markets. Key players will share their views on private equity and venture capital in Korea, Asia and beyond.
15 September 2015, South Korea- Westin Chosun, Seoul