Chinese smart phone maker Xiaomi and Shunwei Capital Partners, both founded by Chinese angel investor Lei Jun, have jointly led a $37.2 million Series B round of funding for Jimubox, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending start-up in China.
Greater China | 11 Sep 2014 |
Japanese luxury hotel booking site Relux has raised JPY330 million ($3.1 million) from Recruit Holdings and other undisclosed investors.
North Asia | 10 Sep 2014 |
Gobi Partners has invested in a Series A round of funding for Mychebao.com, a Chinese online trading platform for second-hand cars.
Greater China | 10 Sep 2014 |
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is seeking to raise as much as $24 million through a US IPO that could be the largest tech offering in history.
Greater China | 08 Sep 2014 |
German start-up incubator Rocket Internet and Investment AB Kinnevik, Rocket's biggest backer, are to consolidate five emerging market fashion e-commerce brands into a single global company with a combined valuation of EUR2.7 billion ($3.5 billion).
Europe | 05 Sep 2014 |
China’s Tencent Holdings has invested KRW20 billion ($20 million) in Korean mobile game developer PATI Games.
North Asia | 04 Sep 2014 |
Xunlei, a Chinese file-sharing service backed by a string of VC firms, will pay $33 million to acquire a personal storage business unit owned by Kingsoft Corporation.
Greater China | 03 Sep 2014 |
Tencent Holdings has invested $70 million into dxy.com, a Chinese networking and information-sharing site for healthcare professionals
Venture | 03 Sep 2014 |
Fosun Venture Capital Investment, a VC arm of Fosun Group, has invested in a Series B round of funding for Feidee.com, Beijing-based personal finance management website, with participation from existing investor Sequoia Capital.
Greater China | 02 Sep 2014 |
GIC Private has invested $104 million in KKBOX, a Taiwan-based company that provides music streaming services in Asia.
Greater China | 29 Aug 2014 |
Morningside Technologies has led a $20 million Series B round of funding for Meilapp, a Chinese mobile portal devoted to cosmetics and skincare.
Greater China | 25 Aug 2014 |
SAIF Partners has led a $38 million Series C round of funding for Chinese video-sharing platform Aipai, with participation from Matrix Partners.
Greater China | 22 Aug 2014 |
Accel Partners has led a Series C round of investment for Indian car rental and taxi booking site TaxiForSure.com.
Early stage | 22 Aug 2014 |
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