Kleiner Perkins and Aspex Management, a pan-Asia investor founded in Hong Kong last year, have led a $64 million round for Korean financial technology start-up Viva Republica.
Existing investors Altos Ventures, Goodwater Capital, GIC Private, Sequoia Capital China, and Bessemer Venture Partners also participated. It brings total funds raised to date to KRW300 billion ($247 million)...
Kotak Mahindra Group hopes his longstanding experience in financial services will serve as a differentiator as it looks for deals in India's increasingly popular distressed space
Conservative sovereign wealth investors are increasingly comfortable making direct commitments to venture-oriented technology companies. The strategy appears to suit them but remains to be validated
01VC has secured institutional LP support for its second fund, which closed at $100 million. The early-stage investor plans to deploy it across industrial and enterprise deals in China and Southeast Asia