Zodius Capital has led a INR750 million ($11.1 million) Series B round for Indian online marketplace Ofbusiness.
Japanese venture capital firm Global Brain has launched its sixth fund, targeting JPY20 billion ($174 million), which will be deployed in domestic technology companies.
OneVentures, Brandon Capital and BioScience Managers have been selected to manage the Australian government’s A$500 million ($375 million) Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF).
Australia-based education technology start-up GO1 has received a A$4 million ($3 million) round of funding from a group of domestic and US VCs for its expansion efforts in Asia, North America and Europe.
Taiwan-based IT hardware manufacturer Wistron has partnered with US investor Fenox Venture Capital to launch a $20 million fund to help international technology start-ups access Asian markets.
Taiwan-based travel website operator KKday has extended its Series A round of funding with a $7 million investment co-led by domestic accelerator AppWorks and Singapore’s Monk’s Hill Ventures.
Eight Roads Ventures has led a $12 million Series B round for India-based medical diagnostics services provider Core Diagnostics.
Pavilion Capital, a private equity unit of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has joined a number of Asian VC firms in a $19.5 million Series B investment in Singapore artificial intelligence (AI) company Appier.
American Express Ventures, the corporate VC arm of credit card company American Express, has led a $4 million round of funding in Indian financial technology start-up IndiaLends.
China cleantech-focused VC firm Tsing Capital and US-based SVC Angel Fund have formed a partnership with IngDan, an internet-of-things (IoT) platform that aims to connect hardware start-ups with supply chain resources in China.
Singapore-based Jungle Ventures has reached a final close of $100 million on its second fund, which will target Southeast Asian technology start-ups.
Novogene Technology, a Beijing-headquartered genomic services provider, has raised a $75 million Series B round from Chinese investors including CMB International, SDIC Innovation Investment and Shanghai Sigma Square Capital.
Angel Plus, a Chinese early-stage VC fund established by Michael Yu, co-founder of New Oriental Education, has launched a debut US dollar-denominated fund worth $100 million.
Lok Capital has led a INR450 million ($6.6 million) Series B round of funding for India’s HR Food Processing, which produces dairy products under the brand Oram.
Singapore’s Leonie Hill Capital is backing a $200 million venture fund for the aviation and aerospace industry alongside US-based Starburst Accelerator.
Early-stage VC firm WI Harper Group has teamed up with two Chinese investment funds – Luxin Venture Capital Group and Shandong Leader Equity Investment Fund – to launch a cross-border fund that will invest in start-ups in China and the US.
New Zealand artificial intelligence (AI) company Soul Machines has raised a $7.5 million Series A round of funding from investors including Horizons Ventures and Iconiq Capital.
Quant Group, a China-based financial big data company, has completed a RMB500 million ($73 million) Series C round led by China’s Sunshine Insurance Group.
Australia’s Impact Investment Group has raised A$13 million ($10 million) for a domestically focused venture capital fund. The initial target was A$10 million.
Tangdou.com, a Chinese online platform through which users can share their dancing experiences and join recreational dance groups, has completed a $20 million Series B round of funding across two tranches.
ORI Healthcare Fund, a Chinese sector-focused fund launched by former investment banker at Goldman Sachs, has led a $100 million Series C round for Kymab Group, a UK bio-pharmaceutical company focused on antibody drug discovery.
Australia-listed growth-stage private equity firm Bailador Technology Investments has launched a A$17.4 million ($13 million) capital raising.
Sequoia Capital and Shunwei Capital Partners support Patsnap's push to provide intellectual property analytics services to Asian corporates looking to expand into new markets with minimal legal fuss
US-Japan cross-border investment firm Draper Nexus Venture Partners has closed its second fund at $175 million.