Australia's GO1 raises $3m for global push
Australia-based education technology start-up GO1 has received a A$4 million ($3 million) round of funding from a group of domestic and US VCs for its expansion efforts in Asia, North America and Europe.
Investors included Y Combinator, Blue Sky Ventures, Tank Stream Ventures, Black Sheep Capital, Amasia, Full Circle Ventures, and the Queensland government's Business Development Fund. The round values...
VC investors primed for exit with China Youzan reorganisation
Hillhouse Capital and Matrix Partners China are set for liquidity events after China Youzan, an e-commerce software-as-a-service (SaaS) business listed in Hong Kong, agreed to take full control of its key subsidiary for HKD 2.6bn (USD 334.5m).
Goldman backs Japan taxi-hailing player Go
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has committed JPY 10bn (USD 75m) in Series D funding to Go Inc, operator of a Japan-based taxi-hailing app.
AVCJ daily bulletin returns May 29
AVCJ’s daily bulletin will not be published on May 26 due to a public holiday in Hong Kong.
Digital bank Tyme wins funding for SE Asia, Africa expansion
Tyme Group, an emerging markets-focused digital banking group with operations in the Philippines and South Africa, has raised USD 77.8m in pre-Series C funding. A portion of the proceeds will be used for expansion into other markets in Southeast Asia.