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...
The Carlyle Group achieved an 8x return through a partial exit via SBI Cards’ IPO. The private equity firm still holds a 16% stake and is a resolute believer in the growth potential of India’s credit card market
India's private debt markets lack coordination and standardization. Vivriti Capital hopes to fix this by bringing issuance online. LGT Lightstone Aspada has provided $50 million in support of this effort
MiningLamp Technology, a Chinese big data company, has raised $300 million Series E led by Temasek Holdings and Tencent Holdings. Kuaishou, a local short-video sharing platform backed by Tencent, also took part in the round.
AISing, a Japan-based developer of edge artificial intelligence (AI) technology used in industrial robots and self-driving cars, has raised JPY700 million ($6.5 million) in Series B funding.