China-focused Long Hill Capital has reached a final close of $265 million on its second US dollar-denominated VC fund as well as a first close of about $30 million for its first renminbi vehicle.
LPs in Fund II were predominantly investors from Long Hill’s first vehicle, which closed in 2016 at $125 million, including New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Asia Alternatives. Investors in the renminbi...
The Blackstone Group has agreed to invest $400 million in YiChang HEC Changjiang Pharmaceutical (HEC Pharm), a Chinese drug developer listed in Hong Kong, through a convertible bond issuance.
Silicon Valley-based seed-stage accelerator Y Combinator (YC) has chosen Qi Lu, the former group president and COO of search giant Baidu, as the founding CEO of its China branch, YC China.
Singapore’s Golden Equator has launched an accelerator in Brunei aimed at helping local small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) expand across Southeast Asia.
Clobotics, a China and US-based computer vision start-up backed by a number of venture capital firms, has raised $11 million in Series A funding.