Kuaisuwang, a Chinese B2B trading platform for plastic products, has raised several millions of US dollars in a Series C round of funding from IRPC, a listed Thai petroleum and petrochemicals company.
As part of the deal, IRPC will also set up a joint venture with Kuaisuwang. The Chinese company previously received Series A funding from Lightspeed China Partners in January 2015, according to AVCJ research....
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.