Farfetch, a UK-based high-end online fashion retailer, has raised a $110 million Series F round led by new investors Temasek Holdings, China-based IDG Capital Partners and French investment firm Eurazeo.
Sino-US biopharmaceutical company Sirnaomics has raised $10 million in a Series B round led by Hong Kong-based venture capital firm Value Measured Investment.
Early-stage investors in Australia will be granted a string of new tax incentives as the government continues its efforts to develop a more innovative economy.
Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo Group has launched a $500 million corporate VC fund to invest in technology start-ups.
AID Partners and Cool Japan Fund have contributed to a JPY1.4 billion ($13 million) round for Japan’s Hyakusenrenma, an online vacation rentals platform.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has led a INR4 billion ($60 million) Series D round of funding for Indian online eyewear retailer Lenskart.
India-based mobile wallet developer Mobikwik has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding led by Japanese internet company GMO, Taiwan-based semiconductor manufacturer MediaTek, and existing backer Sequoia Capital.
Chehejia, a Chinese manufacturer of smart electric vehicles, has raised RMB780 million ($120 million) in a Series A round of funding from eight Chinese individual and financial investors.
InVent's commitment to Wongnai represents the first-ever Series B round for a Thai start-up from a local VC firm. The company wants to use its dominant position in online restaurant reviews to enter other verticals
RayVio has found a way to use ultraviolet LED technology in disinfection - and produce high-quality products at scale. IPV Capital and Tsing Capital will help the company grow its China business
As Thailand’s government signals its intention to embrace venture capital, the harder but less visible work of transforming a traditionally risk-averse culture grinds on
While down rounds are increasing in frequency among US-based start-ups, the phenomenon has yet to take root in China. Desperation, dirty term sheets and willing investors are delaying the inevitable
Direct secondaries specialist NewQuest Capital Partners has acquired the majority of Draper Fisher Jurvetson’s (DFJ) India portfolio.
US-based venture capital firm Mayfield has raised $525 million in capital across two global investment funds.
Miss Fresh, a Chinese online grocery retailer backed by Tencent Holdings, has raised RMB230 million ($36 million) in an extended Series B round led by domestic investor Yuan Yi Investment.
Xiaoming Huang, a Chinese actor who co-founded celebrity fund StarVC, has launched a new venture capital firm called Ming Capital.
While most logistics start-ups dedicated to serving China's online food-ordering platforms hire part-time staff through crowdsourcing, Yummy Express recruits full-time employees to provide a consistent service
Beijing Weiying Times Technology, a Chinese online portal that sells movie tickets, has raised RMB3 billion ($462 million) in an extended Series C round of funding at a valuation of $2 billion.
Zero Zero Robotics, a Beijing-based start-up that has developed a flying camera for the consumer market, has received $23 million in Series A funding from IDG Capital Partners, GSR Ventures, ZhenFund and ZUIG.
China-based VC firms IPV Capital and Tsing Capital have led a $26 million Series C round of funding for RayVio Corp, a US company that has developed an ultraviolet LED technology for use in hygiene products.
Taiwan-based hardware developer HTC has launched a global accelerator program with $100 million to support start-ups working on virtual reality (VR) applications.
Following its $50 million Series C round, investors in Hua Medicine are waiting for the company to fulfill its potential as a poster child of innovation in China
The forces behind a bumper year for South Korean venture fundraising serve as a reminder that local players must do more to build much-needed international relationships
Ant Financial, Alibaba Group’s online financial services affiliate, has completed a $4.5 billion Series B round of funding, said to be the largest-ever fundraise by a private internet company globally.