China e-commrce giant Alibaba Group is investing $120 million in US venture capital-backed gaming company Kabam. The investment is understood to value the company at over $1 billion.
Early stage | 01 Aug 2014 |
Qualcomm Ventures, the venture investment unit of US chip-maker Qualcomm, has invested in India's Portea Medical, a provider of in-home healthcare services. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
South Asia | 01 Aug 2014 |
Nippon Venture Capital (NVCC), early stage investor Global Brain Corp., and Japanese internet firm Adways have together invested $1 million in mobile games publisher 3rdKind.
North Asia | 31 Jul 2014 |
When building the next Baidu or Facebook, finding the right team is as important as raising the next round of capital, if not more so. Early-stage investors can play an active role in the process.
People | 31 Jul 2014 |
When Chinese search engine Baidu originally reached out to Wanxue Education Technology, it didn't envisage becoming a financial investor in the company. Rather, Baidu was looking for quality content to improve its existing education platform Jiaoyu Baidu...
Consumer | 31 Jul 2014 |
Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart has raised $1 billion from new and existing backers in what is one of the biggest funding rounds raised by an e-commerce company globally and the single largest round by an internet company in the country.
South Asia | 30 Jul 2014 |
Arbor Ventures has led a $3.3 million Series A round for Exchange Corporation (ExCo), the Japanese start-up behind e-commerce payment and instant credit service Paidy, with participation from CyberAgent Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners. Exisiting...
North Asia | 30 Jul 2014 |
Inventus Capital Partners and IDG Ventures India have led a $2 million Series A round of funding for Peel-works, a Mumbai-based software as a service (SaaS) and big data analytics firm.
South Asia | 29 Jul 2014 |
Newly-created private equity firm Apis Partners has launched its first growth capital fund targeting financial technology (fintech) investments in Asia and Africa.
Technology | 29 Jul 2014 |
Baifendian, a Chinese data analytics start-up, has raised a $25 million Series C round of financing. Details of investors were not disclosed.
Greater China | 28 Jul 2014 |
Sequoia Capital and Mayfield Advisors have invested $16 million in India's Knowlarity Communications, a cloud telephony and call handling solutions provider.
South Asia | 28 Jul 2014 |
The government-backed Blue Economy Zone Industry Fund (Blue Fund) and Capital Science and Technology Group, the private equity arm of the Beijing local government, have led a Series A round of funding for Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Huaguo...
Greater China | 28 Jul 2014 |
Japanese early stage investor Global Brain Corp. has joined Energy and Environment Investment and publishing firm Kodansha to invest JPY400 million (about $4 million) in Toyko-based Mind Palette, the start-up behind fashion-focused photo sharing app Snapeee....
Consumer | 28 Jul 2014 |
SAIF Partners has led a $15 million Series B round of funding for Supersonic, a mobile app monetization firm based in San Francisco.
Greater China | 25 Jul 2014 |
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