Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) has led a $50 million Series D round for Astroscale, a Singaporean space technology company focused on orbital debris removal.
Other participants included SBI Investment and Mitsubishi Estate. The capital will be used to boost equipment production and R&D in Japan, as well as to upgrade and expand existing ground control operations. ...
Pine Labs, an India payments start-up backed by MasterCard, PayPal, and Sequoia Capital India, has acquired Fave, a Malaysian counterpart also backed by Sequoia India, for $45 million.
Southeast Asia-focused ride hailing and local services platform Grab has agreed to go public in the US through a merger with a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) at an enterprise valuation of $30.4 billion.
Lever VC, a Hong Kong-based food tech investor, has achieved a fourth close of $46 million on its debut fund, claiming 2.3x growth in the value of the portfolio since 2019.