Japan’s J-Star has confirmed trade sale exits of healthcare coverage specialist NHS Insurance and fire safety equipment supplier Yokoi Manufacturing.
Financial details were not disclosed. J-Star acquired NHS in 2015 via its second fund, which invested companies with valuations in a range of JPY1-10 billion ($9.7-97 million). Yokoi was acquired in 2018...
Tuya, a Chinese software platform for internet-of-things (IoT) systems that mainly offers platform-as-a-service (PaaS) products is pursuing a US IPO.
Australian online human resources services start-up Employment Hero has raised A$45 million ($35 million) in Series D funding led by domestic recruitment business Seek.
Singapore-based Next Gen, which markets a vegetarian chicken brand called Tindle, has raised $10 million in what is being called the largest-ever seed round in the food tech space.
Pakistan-focused VC firm Indus Valley Capital has raised $17.5 million for its debut fund focused on early-stage start-ups. The initial target was $15 million.