Erika Cheung, who helped bring the fraud at Theranos to the attention of regulators, discusses her current role as an advisor at Hong Kong accelerator Betatron and the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs
Q: What do you see as your most important contribution at Betatron? A: I have worked in an operational role in start-ups, from very small companies with five or six people, to Theranos at a time when...
Htrip, a China-based hotel digital services platform, has raised RMB100 million ($14 million) in an extended Series A funding round, led by Shenzhen Venture Capital.
Fortune Capital and GF Xinde Investment have led an RMB100 million ($14 million) Series B round for VPhoto, a Chinese cloud-based photo service provider. Tzitzit Asset also participated.
Lucence, a cancer screening start-up that spun out from Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research in 2016, has raised $20 million in Series A funding.
The Carlyle Group has made a partial exit from India-listed life insurance company SBI Life, selling one-third of its stake for approximately INR28.2 billion ($392 million).