Tiger Global Management has led a $300 million funding round for India-based online learning platform Byju’s, joining an investor roster that already includes Tencent Holdings, General Atlantic, Naspers Ventures, Sequoia Capital India, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
The company is now valued at $8 billion, up from a reported $5.75 billion six months ago, when Qatar Investment Authority led a $150 million round. Byju’s has now received more than $1 billion in total...
Moat Private Equity, a Korea GP set up last year, has taken an approximately 14% stake in KOSDAQ-listed electronics industry supplier Exax for KRW19.8 billion ($16 million).
Nykaa, an online retailer of cosmetic and fashion products in India, has raised INR1 billion ($13 million) in a funding round led by Steadview Capital.
Southeast Asia and Latin America are trying to leverage complementary aspects of their start-up ecosystems, much like China and Africa before them. These endeavors are not as straightforward as they might seem
Tadasu Matsuo, head of alternative investments at Japan Post Insurance (JPI), has joined HarbourVest Partners as a managing director where he will co-lead Japan coverage alongside Tatsuya Kubo.