Bertelsmann India Investments has led a $30 million funding round for Rupeek, an India-based online gold loan marketplace.
Rupeek, a registered non-banking finance company (NBFC) founded in 2015, provides six-month loans secured through gold jewelry, with the value of the loan based on weight, purity, and the market price...
Beijing-based MSA Capital and Al Salam Bank-Bahrain have set up a $50 million VC fund that will target cross-border opportunities between China and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Singapore-based online consumer-to-consumer marketplace Carousell has merged with the Southeast Asia subsidiary of Norwegian telecommunications giant Telenor Group.
China Reform Holdings, a state-owned fund manager with RMB700 billion ($100 billion) in assets under management, has launched a RMB50 billion fund that will make investments in the security industry, with a particular focus on technology-enabled services.
Chinese bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Canaan experienced a volatile first day of trading on NASDAQ after raising $90 million in a smaller-than-expected IPO.