WuXi NextCode, a genome sequencing analysis business with ties to China-based contract research organization WuXi PharmaTech, has raised $200 million in a Series C round of funding from a consortium led by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF).
Of the $200 million committed, the ISIF put down $70 million, with the rest coming from other participants include the company’s longtime existing shareholders Temasek, Yunfeng Capital and Sequoia Capital,...
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.