William Klippgen, founder of Singapore’s InseadAlum Ventures, and Michael Blakey, director of UK-based Avonmore Developments have set up Cocoon Capital, a Singapore firm with a S$10 million ($7.1 million) debut seed fund targeting Southeast Asia and India.
The firm will support business-to-business (B2B), business-to-customer (B2C), software-as-a-service (SaaS), e-commerce and financial technology companies, with deployments of up to S$1 million. According...
The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest RMB726 million ($108 million) for a 10% stake in Chinese home textiles maker Luolai Lifestyle Technology.
Warburg Pincus has agreed to acquire an 80% stake in Avanse Financial Services, an India-based non-banking finance company (NBFC) focused on education.
M12, the VC arm of Microsoft, has led an approximately $21 million Series B round for GO1, an Australian workforce services technology start-up focused on corporate training.
DNX Ventures, formerly known as Draper Nexus Ventures, has launched its third Japan-US cross-border VC fund with a target of $300 million.