Insta360, a Shenzhen-based virtual reality (VR) camera maker backed by several VC investors, has received an undisclosed sum of funding from Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group.
Driven by the popularity of music, TV dramas and beauty products, Korea’s cultural cachet has never been stronger. PE and strategic investors want to monetize the phenomenon, for as long as it lasts
VIPKID, an English-language learning platform that connects North American teachers with students in China, has received an undisclosed investment from Bryant Stibel, a new VC firm launched by retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his partner Jeff Stibel.
Chinese mobile internet company and photo app provider Meitu has filed for a Hong Kong IPO, offering potential exits to investors including IDG Capital Partners and Qiming Venture Partners.
US-based Platinum Private Equity has agreed to acquire two Chinese manufacturing units from Singapore’s Broadway Industrial Group for S$150 million ($111 million).
Jaganath Swamy, a vice-president at HarbourVest Partners, has left the firm to join Good Parents, a health and wellness-focused start-up based in San Francisco and Hong Kong.
An investor consortium that includes several private equity firms has withdrawn their take-private offer for Chinese mobile dating app Momo.
Chinese online finance platform Lancai.com has raised a RMB180 million ($27 million) Series B round of funding led by Leshi Internet Information & Technology, also known as LeEco. Existing investor Legend Capital also participated.
CDIB Capital commits $30 million to China's Tutwo Outdoor to help its supply chain consolidation play
Chinese Reform Holdings Corporation (CRHC), a Chinese state-owned asset manager, has launched a government-backed venture capital fund with a target of RMB200 billion ($30 billion).
China Everbright has reached a first close of $264 million on a new global investment fund.
You Pei Liang Pin, a Chinese B2B online food products supplier, has raised a RMB120 million ($18 million) funding round led by PE-backed online fresh-food retailer Yiguo and Chinese conglomerate GMK Group.
GGV expands its support of China's beauty-focused online commerce platforms with an investment in Xiao Hong Chun
Chinese investors are showing increased interest in international football clubs, hoping to profit off their growing domestic fanbases
3D printing technology is expected to grow at an accelerated rate now that its practical applications have come into focus. As a global manufacturing leader, Asia could be at the center of the boom
US-based virtual reality broadcaster NextVR raises $80 million for expansion, mostly from Asian investors
A PE-backed Chinese consortium has agreed to scale back its ongoing acquisition of the web browser business of Norway’s Opera Software to a value of $575 million. It follows a renegotiation earlier this year that agreed a $600 million deal as an alternative...
Well-established in developed and some developing markets, venture philanthropy is still only taking hold in much of Asia. PE firms are figuring out whether they should participate and in what way
Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings and manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group have led a $175 million funding round for Indian mobile messaging app Hike.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, is considering a $40 million investment in Chinese animal feed producer Anyou Biotechnology Group.
Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing app operator which is set to acquire its rival Uber China, has received a strategic investment from China Post, a state-owned enterprise operating the official postal service in the country.
Tencent Holdings has led an undisclosed Series C+ round of funding for Chinese fitness app operator Keep.
K2VC, a Chinese early stage VC firm, has closed a new renminbi-denominated fund worth RMB1 billion ($150 million). It will target investments in growth-stage Chinese start-ups.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has committed $45 million between two Chinese PE funds.