Hangzhou Guochen Robotic Technology, a Chinese company that manufactures intelligent service robots and incubates start-ups in this field, has raised RMB100 million ($15 million) in a Series A round led by domestic VC firm Yingshi Jijin.
Other participants include Hongcheng Capital. Guochen raised an angel round of undisclosed size from GSR Ventures in 2015. Guochen’s self-developed products include surveillance security robots used...
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.