Orvibo, a Shenzhen-based smart home device maker, has secured a RMB110 million ($16 million) Series B round of funding led by A-share listed electronics manufacturer Topband.
Indian motorcycle giant Hero MotoCorp will invest about INR2 billion ($31 million) in domestic VC-backed electric vehicle (EV) start-up Ather Energy.
Yello Digital Marketing (YDM), the digital marketing unit of South Korean mobile internet company Yello Mobile, has received $15 million in funding from Partners For Growth (PFG), the PE arm of SVB Financial Group.
IDG Capital Partners and Walden International have led a $65 million Series B funding round for US and China-based artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics company Rokid.
JD Finance, the financial subsidiary of Chinese online retailer JD.com, has led a $30 million Series B round for Microseer, a Shanghai-based human resources and IT outsourcing services start-up.
US-based retailer Walmart has made a $50 million strategic investment in New Dada, a Chinese online grocery and delivery platform part-owned by JD.com.
Neobear, a China-based company that develops interactive learning tools for children, has raised a RMB250 million ($37 million) Series B round of funding led by Chinese GP New Horizon Capital.
Quona Capital has led a $5 million Series A round of funding for US-based financial technology start-up Coins. It will support an expansion in Southeast Asia with an emphasis on the Philippines.
Indian technology investment firm and accelerator Techcelx has launched a INR1 billion ($15 million) venture fund targeting domestic companies in banking, education and healthcare.
The Indian government has launched a INR600 million ($9 million) fund-of-funds to support domestic start-ups in rural and agriculture-focused industries.
Chinese vacation rental platform Tujia, which has several VC and PE investors, has acquired the homestay businesses of travel websites Ctrip and Qunar, strengthening its already dominant position in China’s accommodation sharing market.
Doumi, a China-based platform that helps people find part-time jobs, has raised $40 million in Series B funding from Hillhouse Capital, Tencent Holdings, Baidu, and food and agribusiness conglomerate New Hope Group.
Trustbridge Partners has led a $30 million Series B round for US-based genetic testing company Veritas Genetics.
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China-based B2B liquor-trading platform Yijiupi has raised a $100 million Series C round led by existing investor Greenwoods Asset Management.
Eight Roads Ventures India and US-based F-Prime Capital - both of which are controlled by Fidelity - have joined a $30 million investment in Singapore and India-based drug manufacturer Eywa Pharma.
Viscovery, a Taiwanese cloud-based image-recognition technology start-up, has raised $10 million in an extended Series A round led by China Development Industrial Bank (CDIB), a subsidiary of China Development Financial Holding.
Indian venture capital firm Lok Capital has led a $3.5 million Series A round for Ummeed Housing Finance, a Delhi-based low-income property finance company.
Indian online news aggregator Dailyhunt has raised a $25 million Series D round led by ByteDance, a Chinese VC-backed online content provider.
With $10 million in Series A funding, Hong Kong fashion e-commerce business Grana is looking to accelerate expansion of its high-automation, low-cost and high-quality service offering
Viva Republica's payments app is said to be the fastest-growing of its kind globally, but the company is now looking to expand into other geographies and other areas of financial services
Dubai-based private equity investor Evolvence Capital has committed $6.2 million to Indian in-vitro fertilization (IVF) clinic chain Oasis Centre for Reproductive Medicine.
InnoVen Capital has provided more than $20 million in venture debt across 15 deals for new and existing portfolio companies in India in the second quarter of the 2017 financial year.