Nominations for the 2018 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards have now closed. The public voting stage of the process will begin around October 10.
All nominations relate to activity in the last 12 months, i.e. September 23, 2017 to September 21, 2018. For more information, please go to: www.avcjforum.com/awards. This site also includes information...
Trax, a Singapore-based developer of retail computer vision and analytics solutions with several private equity backers, has acquired US-based shopping rewards app developer Shopkick for an undisclosed amount.
Chinese art education platform Yiqi Technology Group has raised $40 million in the first tranche of a Series C round led by Tencent Holdings. It is said to be the largest-ever funding round for a start-up in this space.
Australia’s Square Peg has secured two new superannuation fund backers for its second fund, which has closed at A$340 million ($237 million).
JD Logistics, the delivery unit of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has reached a first close on a renminbi-denominated fund that invests in smart logistics and related technologies. The full target for the vehicle is RMB1.5 billion ($218 million).