The relatively recent advent of sizeable VC funds and high-profile start-ups in Japan has exposed long-simmering ambitions to be more international. This could be a breakout moment
Japan’s Global Brain is finally living up to its name. The VC firm, founded in 1998, has dabbled in overseas investment since its early days but didn’t have much success until recent years, with most...
Novo Tellus Capital Partners, an investor in industrial technology assets across the Indo-Pacific region, has reached a first close of approximately USD 375m on its third fund – matching the overall target for the vehicle.
Matrix Partners China and HongShan (formerly Sequioa Capital China) have joined a USD 16m pre-Series B round for Qihan Biotech, a genome editing player active in human and agricultural therapies.
Trifecta Capital has closed its third India venture debt fund with about INR 17.8bn (USD 214) in commitments. The initial target was INR 10bn with a greenshoe option of INR 5bn.
Asia-focused industrial technology investor ShawKwei & Partners has announced its third investment in a US-based company in three weeks, with a USD 34.3m commitment to battery manufacturer Group14 Technologies.