Tongcheng Life, a social e-commerce business incubated by online travel agency Tongcheng-Elong, has raised a $200 million Series C round led by Joyy, previously known as YY, a US-listed video-based social media platform.
Engage Capital, Legend Capital, BAI, Tongcheng VC, Welight Capital, GSR Ventures and Oriza Holdings also took part. This follows a $100 million round led by Legend in September. Established in August...
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is the largest participant in a KRW223.6 billion ($187 million) investment in Naver Z, the metaverse platform unit of Korean internet giant Naver Corporation.
Horizons Ventures, the private investment arm of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing, has led a A$129 million ($92.3 million) Series B round for Australia’s Harrison.ai, a clinical artificial intelligence (AI) developer.
Airbus Ventures has led a $25 million Series B round for Australia’s Q-Ctrl, a quantum computing developer increasingly geared toward space tech and orbital infrastructure.
STIC Investments has led a KRW1 trillion ($840 million) investment in Iljin Materials, a Korean producer of electric foils used in lithium batteries and consumer electronics, to support the international expansion of its manufacturing footprint.