Electrify, a Singapore-based energy marketplace based on blockchain technology and backed by Japan’s Global Brain, has raised an investment of undisclosed size from TEPCO Frontier Partners, an incubator sponsored by Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO).
The investment is aimed at supporting the deployment of Synergy, a peer-to-peer energy trading platform that will allow utility customers with solar panels or other generating capacity to trade their surplus...
Chinese commercial space launch start-up LandSpace has secured RMB300 million ($43 million) in an extended Series B round led by China Growth Capital.
In its debut Japan investment, L Catterton plans to help eyewear maker Owndays expand its customer-friendly business model outside its home market
Swedish pension fund AP2 could be about to see a significant jump in its private equity allocation. Head of alternatives Anders Strömblad outlines what the organization looks for in prospective portfolio GPs
Agora.io, a real-time voice and video communication platform established by Tony Zhao, formerly CTO of Chinese social networking player YY.com, has received $70 million in Series C funding led by Coatue Management.