KK Guan, a China-based online-to-offline (O2O) retailer that mainly sells imported goods, has received RMB400 million ($59 million) in Series C funding led by the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) Ecosystem Fund, which is backed by Alibaba Group and Ant Financial.
Other participants include Hongtai Capital, a fund established by Minhong Yu, CEO of US-listed New Oriental Education & Technology Group, and banker Xitai Sheng in 2014. The company’s existing investors...
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.