Tsinova, a Chinese smart bicycle manufacturer, has closed a RMB150 million ($23 million) Series B round led by THG Ventures, a venture capital firm backed by state-owned Tsinghua Holdings.
Tsinova was co-founded by an ex-Infiniti employee and a Tsinghua University alumni. Its e-bikes have incorporated Tsinova's self-developed power system, which can identify road conditions, automatically...
Bertelsmann India Investments has earmarked USD 500m, provided by its eponymous German parent, for investment in local start-ups. The VC unit’s total deployment since its launch in 2013 is USD 285m.
UK-headquartered incubator Entrepreneur First (EF) has raised USD 158m, targeted in part at investment in Southeast Asian start-ups and expanding its reach in the region.
CDH Investments has agreed to sell New Zealand-based supplements manufacturer The Better Health Company (TBHC) to Nestlé Health Science for an undisclosed sum.
India and Southeast Asia-focused Panthera Growth Partners has reached a first close on its second fund with commitments amounting to more than half the overall target of USD 250m.