The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) will introduce a new board for technology start-ups, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the country's first International Import Expo.
Xi also announced a pilot program through which companies seeking to list on the new board need only register, rather than enter the often time-consuming approvals process stipulated by domestic regulators....
Australian graphic design start-up Canva has raised $70 million from investors including US-based General Catalyst and Bond Capital, the new vehicle of Silicon Valley veteran Mary Meeker. It values Canva at $2.5 billion.
India’s Everstone Group has hired Suresh Vaswani (pictured), a former executive at Wipro, Dell, and IBM, as a senior director focused on investments in information technology (IT).
Sanjieke, a China-based vocational training services provider, has raised an RMB130 million ($19 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Wu Capital.