Japanese venture capital firm Samurai Incubate has closed its second Africa-focused fund above target at just over JPY2.02 billion ($18.6 million).
The Tokyo-based GP launched the vehicle in January 2020 – looking for JPY2 billion – and continued fundraising throughout COVID-19, eventually securing commitments from 54 LPs. Most investors have...
India’s Innoven Capital, a joint venture between UOB and Temasek Holdings-owned Seviora Holdings, has fractionalised a USD 50m venture debt fund using blockchain and smart contracts.
OneVentures and UniQuest have led a AUD 34m (USD 23m) funding round for Vaxxas, an Australia-based biotechnology company running clinical programmes that include a needle-free COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
Temasek Holdings, A91 Partners, and Kae Capital have invested USD 135m in Indian omnichannel wellness products retailer HealthKart.
Northleaf Capital Partners, a Canada-based asset manager that invests in private equity, private credit, and infrastructure, has opened a Tokyo office to spearhead fundraising activity in Asia and is considering the addition of a Korea presence.