SBI Investment, the VC arm of Japan’s SBI Holdings, has joined a JPY3.8 billion $35 million Series B round for Pixie Dust Technologies, a local company developing novel uses for ultrasonic waves.
SBI invested via its JPY50 million artificial intelligence and blockchain fund, which focuses on fields including healthcare, the internet-of-things, robotics, and the sharing economy. Other backers include...
Newlink Group, operator of a platform that helps drivers in China locate the best value gas stations, has raised a RMB900 million ($128 million) Series D round led by China Capital Investment Group. Xiaomi Corporation also participated.
Chinese biotech start-up Harbour BioMed has raised $102.8 million in Series C funding. It comes four months after it closed an extended Series B round of $75 million.
Vietnam’s VinaCapital and Japan’s Daiwa PI Partners are poised to make a partial exit from Vietnamese dairy producer International Dairy Products (IDP).
BlueCity Holdings, the VC-backed holding company for Chinese gay dating platform Blued, traded strongly after raising $84.8 million through a NASDSAQ IPO.