Qubole, a big data firm based in India and the US, has raised a $30 million Series C round led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).
China-based early-stage investor Innovation Works, which was founded by former Google China head Kai-Fu Lee, is looking to raise $250 million for its third fund.
A panel appointed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has recommended tax law changes and regulatory reforms to ease fundraising for PE and VC funds.
China-based venture firm Qiming Venture Partners has promoted Peter Yin, Stella Zhou, Shiyu Wang and Jay Yin to principal.
CITIC Capital has led a RMB230 million ($35 million) round of funding for Baofeng Mojing, or Baofeng Magic Mirror, a Chinese virtual reality (VR) headset manufacturer.
SoftBank has invested INR1 billion ($14.7 million) in Indian property listing platform Housing.com.
Two principals at SAIF Partners, Mukul Singhal and Rohit Jain, have left the company to start an early-stage venture capital fund of their own.
The venture capital market in Asia is set for growth as new market segments - notably technology-enabled business services - emerge with unmet needs.
New Zealand Venture Investment Fund (NZVIF) and Taiwan’s National Development Fund (NDF) will each commit $7.5 million to a cross-border technology-focused fund.
Japan-based business chat platform ChatWork has raised $12.5 million in Series B funding from Jafco, SMBC Venture Capital and GMO Venture Partners.
China's Yunniao wants to do for corporates in intercity delivery what Didi Kuaidi does for individuals in taxi services. Warburg Pincus has led a $100 million round to support expansion
Past experience suggests that volatility can mean opportunity for private equity investors in China
Shanghai Lujiazui International Financial Asset Exchange (Lufax), a Chinese online finance platform controlled by Ping An Insurance Group, has completed a $1.22 billion round of funding.
Indian food delivery platform Swiggy has raised $35 million in Series C funding from a group of investors, including existing backers SAIF Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Accel Partners.
London-based Cocoon Networks, which is backed private equity firms China Equity Group and Hanxin Capital, has launched a GBP500 million ($720 million) venture fund to invest in UK and European technology start-ups.
Indian e-commerce platform Kartrocket has raised a $6 million round led by Bertelsmann India Investments.
Sequoia Capital and China Taiping Insurance have led a RMB6.65 billion ($1 billion) funding round for JD Finance, the financial subsidiary of online retailer JD.com.
Zhaogang.com, a Chinese B2B steel-trading platform backed by several VC investors, has completed a Series E round of funding worth RMB1.1 billion ($153 million).
The Hong Kong government will create a HK$2 billion ($256 million) fund that will co-invest in start-ups alongside venture capital funds on a matching basis. It is one of a number of initiatives intended to bolster innovation and technology in the territory.
Acfun, a Chinese social networking platform that focuses on video editing, has secured an extended $60 million Series A round of funding from SBCVC, previously known as SoftBank China Venture Capital.
Evonik Venture Capital, the VC arm of German industrial group Evonik, has invested an undisclosed amount in Chinese VC firm GRC Managers' SinoGreen Fund III (GRC III).
App Annie, a mobile app analytics platform developer that was started in Beijing but has since expanded globally, has raised $63 million in Series E funding.
Northern Light Venture Capital has joined a $25 million Series D round for US online security start-up Shape Security, with a view to supporting the company's expansion in China.
4Q analysis: Bain Capital and PAG shine in a difficult fundraising environment; large-ticket infrastructure and tech deals offer pointers for 2016; public market volatility continues to hamper PE exits