Cambricon Technologies, a Beijing-based artificial intelligence (AI) developer, has raised a $100 million Series A round of financing from Lenovo Capital & Incubator Group (LCIG), and an investment unit owned by Alibaba Group.
Other new investors include government-backed State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) and CAS Investment Management – an investment unit of Chinese Academy of Science – as well as Chinese...
Rob Kaplan is CEO of Singapore’s Circulate Capital, which is dedicated to reducing oceanic plastic pollution. Its $150 million debut fund is backed by the likes of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Unilever
Australia’s Blackbird Ventures has raised A$500 million ($357 million) for its fourth fund and named Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes as chairman.
Yaoyanshe, a Chinese contract research organization (CRO) for novel drugs, has raised RMB600 million ($86 million) across two rounds in the past eight months.
MyGlamm, an online Indian cosmetics brand, has agreed to acquire POPxo, a women-focused content platform, for an undisclosed sum. Both companies have several VC backers.