Go-Jek, an Indonesian mobile ride-hailing and delivery platform backed by several PE investors, has bought Bangalore-based online home healthcare services platform Pianta, its third acquisition in India.
Venture capital investors back CloudCherry's comprehensive, technology-enabled approach to helping corporates better understand their customers in India
In its eight years in Asia, LeapFrog Investments has kept lower-income consumer finance at the center of its investment strategy. Pritesh Modi, director and chief actuary at the firm, discusses the value of a narrow focus
A confluence of macro influences is driving demand for modernized logistics in India. Private equity is likely to benefit in a number of areas, but informed targeting and value-add approaches will be key
Indian venture capital firm YourNest has launched its second fund for early-stage investments with a target size of INR3 billion ($45.1 million).
UK development finance institution CDC Group has invested INR3.3 billion ($49.7 million) in Indian private lender RBL Bank.
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.
US-based venture capital fund Unitus Impact has joined a Series B round for Indian produce logistics firm Lawrencedale Agro Processing, operator of the fruit and vegetable brand Leaf.
Indian online furniture marketplace Pepperfry has raised a $31 million Series E round from a group of investors including Norwest Venture Partners, Bertelsmann India Investments, Zodius Technology Fund and Goldman Sachs.
WestBridge Capital Partners has led a INR2.7 billion ($40.4 million) funding round for Indian home lender Aptus Housing Finance India.
Selling Asian LPs on private credit strategies remains difficult for the most part, but fund managers are generally confident that interest in the asset class is set to take off
Bessemer Venture Partners has led a $15 million Series D round for Indian online food delivery start-up Swiggy.
Indian non-banking financial company (NBFC) Hero FinCorp has raised more than INR10 billion ($149 million) from investors including ChrysCapital, Credit Suisse and its parent, the Hero Group.
ViSenze, an e-commerce-focused artificial intelligence (AI) company based in Singapore, India and the US, has completed a $10.5 million Series B funding round led by Rakuten Ventures, WI Harper and Enspire Capital.
Multiples Alternative Asset Management has reached a final close of $690 million on its second India-focused fund, beating the target of $650 million.
Citrus Pay, an India-based online and mobile payment solutions developer backed by Sequoia Capital, Ascent Capital and Beenos, has been acquired by Netherlands-based rival PayU.
Having gained traction with its venture debt proposition in India, Innoven Capital is now following those same portfolio companies as they expand into Southeast Asia
Indian classifieds site Quikr has bought StayGlad, an online marketplace for beauty services backed by Bessemer Venture Partners.
Hybrid rice has yet to achieve meaningful penetration of India's agriculture sector. India Value Fund Advisors is backing Seedworks International ride the expected growth wave
India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA) has bought a majority stake in India-based agricultural research firm Seedworks International.
Canadian pension plan Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) and Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) have backed a platform launched by India’s ICICI Venture and Tata Power that will invest in domestic power projects.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank, has joined EMA Power Investment to invest $175.5 million in Bangladeshi independent power producer Summit Corporation (SCL).
Indian education start-up Byju’s has received a $50 million funding round led by Sequoia Capital and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), a vehicle established by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan.
The Indian government has made a fresh INR5 billion ($75 million) commitment to its Startup India campaign, which aims to drive bank financing for early-stage companies while offering workshop and incubator services.