Nominations for the 2019 AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards is September 26. Many thanks to all who participated. The voting stage will commence within a fortnight.
For more information on the process, category specifications and past winners, please go to: www.avcjforum.com/awards. Following the close of nominations, the AVCJ Editorial Board evaluates the entries...
Pine Labs, an India payments start-up backed by MasterCard, PayPal, and Sequoia Capital India, has acquired Fave, a Malaysian counterpart also backed by Sequoia India, for $45 million.
Southeast Asia-focused ride hailing and local services platform Grab has agreed to go public in the US through a merger with a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) at an enterprise valuation of $30.4 billion.
Lever VC, a Hong Kong-based food tech investor, has achieved a fourth close of $46 million on its debut fund, claiming 2.3x growth in the value of the portfolio since 2019.