China-focused Milestone Capital has invested in a Series A round of financing for Peking Joyworks Culture and Media, a Beijing-based online animations and comics producer. The specific investment amount was not disclosed but the company said it was tens...
Greater China | 10 Jan 2014 |
Bangalore-based start-up MobStac has raised $2 million in Series B funding from Cisco and existing investor Accel Partners.
South Asia | 10 Jan 2014 |
Facebook has acquired Ventureast and GSF Superangels-backed start-up Little Eye Labs, reportedly paying around $15 million for the Android app optimizer.
South Asia | 09 Jan 2014 |
Lightspeed China has led a $20 million Series B round of funding for Chinese cloud services provider QingCloud. Matrix Partners and existing investor BlueRun Ventures also participated.
Greater China | 09 Jan 2014 |
LightInTheBox, the venture capital-backed Chinese online retailer that went public in the US last year, has acquired US social e-commerce site Ador for an undisclosed sum.
Exits | 08 Jan 2014 |
SAIF Partners has led a Series C round of funding worth $30 million for Amprius, a lithium-ion battery manufacturer headquartered in the US but with production lines in China. All of the company’s existing investors also participated.
Technology | 07 Jan 2014 |
Indonesian online babycare retailer Bilna.com has raised a new round of funding led by Digital Garage Incubation, with participation from Golden Gate Ventures, Japanese animation studios TMS Entertainment and existing investors Cyber Agent Ventures and...
Southeast Asia | 07 Jan 2014 |
CITIC Private Equity has reportedly led a Series C round of funding worth up to $100 million for Didi Dache, a Chinese taxi booking app. Existing investor Tencent is also among the participants.
Venture | 03 Jan 2014 |
Nissay Capital, SMBC Venture Capital and Incubate Fund have together invested JPY100 million ($955,000) in BearTail, the Japanese start-up behind the cloud-based household accounting app Dr. Wallet.
North Asia | 03 Jan 2014 |
Dream Incubator has led a $2 million round of investment for Breaker, a Japanese start-up that distributes mobile video content. Seimer Ventures also took part in the round alongside an number of undisclosed investors.
North Asia | 03 Jan 2014 |
Baidu has led a $15 million round of funding for Yoka, a Chinese fashion website. Fidelity Growth Partners also participated in the round alongside existing investors IDG Capital Partners, Matrix Partners and Hearst Corporation.
Venture | 02 Jan 2014 |
Intel Capital has committed an undisclosed sum to Sanjet Technology Corp, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of portable multi-purpose video cameras. The funding will be used to support the development of cameras that can be worn on the body or placed inside...
Technology | 02 Jan 2014 |
Ctrip International, China's largest online travel agency, will invest $100 million in eHi Auto Services, a Shanghai-based car rental company backed by Qiming Venture Partners, Ignition Partners, Goldman Sachs, Jafco and CDH Ventures.
Greater China | 23 Dec 2013 |
China internet giant Tencent Holdings has led a Series B round of funding for Howbuy.com, a Chinese online financial products platform. Existing investor Legend Capital, the corporate venture capital arm of Legend Holdings, also participated in the round....
Greater China | 17 Dec 2013 |
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Join us at the 11th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Australia and New Zealand Forum on 5-7 March at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney to find out how funds of varying size are raising capital, sourcing deals and exits, as well as all you need to know to effectively navigate Australasia's changing alternative asset landscape.
After a decade-long mining boom the economy is experiencing a loss of momentum and the resulting deal flow reduction and lack of value in the market means GPs are chasing many of the same acquisition targets. That said, the exit market is recovering with both IPOs and M&A activity picking up, and an increase in LPs appetite for the asset class, and the recent government change means that the industry is cautiously optimistic for the future and expecting a rise in activity over the next 12 months.
5-7 March 2014, Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney