Accel-KKR, a US-based private equity firm created by Accel Partners and KKR, has made a growth-stage investment of undisclosed size in New Zealand data visualization software provider Seequent.
Founded as Aranz Geo in 2003, Seequent specializes in systems that allow raw data to be projected in visual displays that allow corporate clients to analyze and describe their operations and agendas. The...
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).