Capria Ventures, a US impact investor sponsored by Unitus, has launched a $100 million fund that will focus in part on developing regions within Asia.
According to a release, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is set to provide up to $13 million. Capria, which operates regionally via offices in India, has described the vehicle as a “network...
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.