Japanese corporate analytics platform Abeja has raised JPY200 million ($2 million) in Series B funding from PNB Inspire Partners, a domestic investor aimed at helping companies expand into Southeast Asia and Islamic countries.
According to a statement, the capital will be used to strengthen the company's international competitiveness, especially in ASEAN member states. As the investment is Sharia-compliant, it is expected to...
The Blackstone Group has agreed to invest $400 million in YiChang HEC Changjiang Pharmaceutical (HEC Pharm), a Chinese drug developer listed in Hong Kong, through a convertible bond issuance.
Silicon Valley-based seed-stage accelerator Y Combinator (YC) has chosen Qi Lu, the former group president and COO of search giant Baidu, as the founding CEO of its China branch, YC China.
Singapore’s Golden Equator has launched an accelerator in Brunei aimed at helping local small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) expand across Southeast Asia.
Clobotics, a China and US-based computer vision start-up backed by a number of venture capital firms, has raised $11 million in Series A funding.