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...
US-based Liberty City Ventures has led a USD 359m round for Hong Kong blockchain media company Animoca Brands at a pre-money valuation of USD 5bn, more than double its valuation in October.
Harmay, a China-based omnichannel beauty products retailer, has raised USD 200m across Series C and D rounds.
Novotech, an Asia-based clinical trials specialist controlled by TPG Capital, has secured USD 760m in new equity and debt financing at a post-deal valuation of approximately USD 3bn.
Quadrant Private Equity has sold Journey Beyond, an Australia-based experiential tourism business, to US-based Hornblower Group, which is best known for offering cruise and sightseeing packages.