Xingkeduo, a Chinese hair salon operator that specializes in fast-turnaround services, has raised RMB100 million ($14.5 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Shunwei Capital, China International Capital Corp, Hongdao Capital and Future Capital.
The proceeds will go towards expanding Xingkeduo’s store network, increasing brand awareness and upgrading its IT systems, said Wei Zhuang, the company’s founder and CEO, according to a Shunwei statement....
Prosus Ventures, formerly a VC arm of South African media conglomerate Naspers, has led a $30 million Series C round for Indian agricultural technology provider DeHaat.
Having scaled up in fund size to $75 million for its second vintage, Endiya Partners is looking for opportunities in an increasingly attractive yet competitive Indian start-up ecosystem
Placement agent Monument Group has appointed Hiroshi Nishimuro, formerly of Morgan Stanley, as its Japan representative to lead fundraising efforts and manage GP relationships in the country.
Simon Lau, who has led the Asian operations at fund-of-funds Pathway Capital Management since 2012, has been promoted to managing director.