Cloudwalk, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up that specializes in facial recognition technology has closed a Series B round of funding led by several government-backed funds. The deal underlines China’s desire to push further into AI-powered surveillance.
This round was led by China Reform Holdings, Shanghai Atlas Capital, Bohai Industrial Investment Fund Management, Sfund, and Technology Financial Group. Shanghai Atlas is owned by Chinese Academy of Sciences...
Private equity compensation rose across the board in Asia Pacific last year – a trend that is seen to reflect rising competition for talent as the number of firms and volume of capital in the region continues to grow.
Indian restaurant discovery and food delivery platform Zomato has raised $210 million from existing investor Ant Financial, the financial services affiliate of China’s Alibaba Group.
The Carlyle Group and Chinese healthcare services provider Meinian Onehealth have together invested in Adicon Holding, a local independent clinical laboratory (ICL) provider. Carlyle is now the company's single largest shareholder.
IDG Ventures India has changed its name to Chiratae Ventures to emphasize the firm’s identity as a backer of high-growth Indian start-ups with potential for global expansion.