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...
Investors see opportunity in bringing a promising currency exchange-focused fintech model from Europe into Southeast Asia. Singapore-focused YouTrip is the region’s first mover in this niche
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Capital has poured into China’s online education sector in recent years, but with losses mounting and valuations called into question, investors are finding that not all business models are created equal
Endiya Partners, an early-stage VC investor based in India, has achieved a first close of $40 million for its second fund. The target is $70 million.