Acko General Insurance, an Indian online insurance broker with several VC and strategic backers, has raised $65 million from a group of new and existing investors.
Binny Bansal, the co-founder of Indian internet giant Flipkart, contributed $25 million to the funding round, according to media reports linked from Acko’s Twitter feed. Other new investors include Intact...
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.