Chinese peer-to-peer (P2P) lending business Dianrong has received $40 million in funding from Dalian Financial Industry Investment Group – a joint venture investment platform established by Orix Group and the Dalian city government – against a backdrop of uncertainty for the industry.
Orix Asia Capital, a unit of the Japanese financial conglomerate, led the company’s $70 million extended Series D round earlier this year with participation from CLSA. That took the overall size of the...
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.