Martin Tschopp, head of Prosus Ventures – formerly a VC arm of South African media conglomerate Naspers – discusses future plans and emerging internet consumer trends
Q: What is Prosus Ventures? How does it relate to the Naspers? A: Prosus encompasses the internet assets held by Naspers. The venture arm, founded five years ago, is just a formalization of the century-old...
Increased climate change awareness on a corporate level is leading to more investment – either direct or through funds – in start-ups that offer mitigation solutions. Asia is a key geography
Healthcare-focused Panacea Venture has led a $40 million Series C round for China’s XWPharma, a neurobiology-focused biotech developer previously known as XW Laboratories.
Kyee Technology, a Chinese digital medical platform has raised RMB430 million ($64 million) in a Series D round led by Tencent Holdings. Other investors include Longmen Capital, Dyee Capital and Royal Sea Capital.
Biocytogen, a Chinese contract research organization (CRO) that provides genetically-modified mice for drug testing, has raised RMB970 million ($143 million) in an extended tranche of Series D funding.