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...
A91 Partners’ spinout from Sequoia Capital showcases the deepening networks of the Indian VC space and hints that more ecosystem growth is yet to come
Northstar Group, a Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm that counts Indonesia as its core market, is looking to raise $800 million for its fifth fund, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Jean Eric Salata, CEO of Baring Private Equity Asia, argues that a $6.5 billion fund is not too large for Asia – he wishes he’d raised more – and explains why size increasingly represents a competitive advantage
Indian scooter rental platform Bounce has raised $105 million in a Series D round led by Accel Partners and B Capital Group.