Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ)
Twitter has led a $100 million round for Indian social networking platform ShareChat with support from private equity investor Trustbridge Partners.
Chatwork, a Japan-based business chat platform developer, has filed for an IPO in Tokyo that will provide an exit to several of its venture capital backers.
Chiratae Ventures has led a $7.5 million Series A round for Miko, an India-based developer of robots for children.
Gender diversity within private equity is an increasing priority for LPs and GPs alike. Addressing problems around the recruitment and retention of women requires fundamental changes in culture and mindset
Women remain underrepresented in start-up ecosystems across Asia, but for those who have taken the plunge, there is potential to make a social impact that transcends their respective target markets
Erika Cheung, who helped bring the fraud at Theranos to the attention of regulators, discusses her current role as a co-founder of Hong Kong accelerator Betatron and the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs
Ou Wang, the former head of private equity for China Investment Corporation (CIC), has joined China Renaissance Holdings as a strategy consultant. He has also joined the board of Huajing Securities, the firm’s mainland China-focused investment banking...
Nick Miles, leader of the Asia private capital advisory team at Lazard, has taken on a newly created role intended to enhance collaboration between the firm’s operations in Asia and Europe.