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...
Chinese commercial space launch start-up LandSpace has secured RMB300 million ($43 million) in an extended Series B round led by China Growth Capital.
In its debut Japan investment, L Catterton plans to help eyewear maker Owndays expand its customer-friendly business model outside its home market
Swedish pension fund AP2 could be about to see a significant jump in its private equity allocation. Head of alternatives Anders Strömblad outlines what the organization looks for in prospective portfolio GPs
Agora.io, a real-time voice and video communication platform established by Tony Zhao, formerly CTO of Chinese social networking player YY.com, has received $70 million in Series C funding led by Coatue Management.