Quona Capital has led a INR900 million ($12.8 million) investment in Indian microlending platform operator SMECorner.
Accion Venture Lab contributed INR100 million to the equity portion of the round, which amounts to INR350 million. The balance consisted of debt funding provided by Northern Arc Capital and Vivriti Capital....
Investors see opportunity in bringing a promising currency exchange-focused fintech model from Europe into Southeast Asia. Singapore-focused YouTrip is the region’s first mover in this niche
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Capital has poured into China’s online education sector in recent years, but with losses mounting and valuations called into question, investors are finding that not all business models are created equal
Endiya Partners, an early-stage VC investor based in India, has achieved a first close of $40 million for its second fund. The target is $70 million.