XVC, a Chinese early-stage investment firm established by Boyu Hu, formerly of DCM Ventures and Blue Lake Capital, has closed its second US dollar-denominated fund with around $330 million in commitments.
The fundraising process began in the second quarter of 2019 and took about three months. Most of the LPs in XVC’s debut fund re-upped and the firm attracted new investors such as endowments and foundations,...
Kalihulian - a China-based digital logistics platform that offers an Uber-style service for cargo freight - has raised RMB100 million ($14 million) in Series A funding led by Sino-Ocean Capital, an investment arm of property developer Sino-Ocean Group.
Neuron Mobility, a Singapore-based e-scooter company, has secured a $18.5 million Series A round led by Australia’s Square Peg Capital and US-based GSR Ventures.
Vertex Ventures, a VC arm of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, has received commitments of $180 million from Japanese investors for a fund-of-funds that will support its global portfolio of VC vehicles.
Private markets investors in Asia have outperformed their developed markets peers in four out of the last six years in terms of IRR, with the once substantial gap in median distributions also narrowing, according to analysis by Hamilton Lane.