India-based online jobs platform Apna has closed a $100 million funding Series C round at a valuation of $1.1 billion, achieving unicorn status just 21 months after launching its flagship product.
Tiger Global Management led the round, with support from Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, Sequoia Capital India, Maverick Ventures, and GSV Ventures, Nirmit Parikh, Apna’s founder and CEO, said in a LinkedIn...
Black Sesame Technologies, a China-based chipmaker specializing in autonomous driving applications, has closed a Series C extension led by SummitView Capital. This brings the size of the overall round to USD 500m.
Japanese lower middle-market private equity firm J-Star has made an investment of undisclosed size in air cargo transportation and courier services provider Score Japan Holdings.
Gaorong Capital and Tsing Song Capital have led a CNY 500m (USD 74m) Series C for IntellectiveBio, a China-based contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO).
Morningside Venture Capital has teamed up with Kingray Capital, Trinity Innovation Fund, TigerYeah Capital, and FountainBridge Capital to provide USD 20m in angel and pre-Series A funding for Epigenic Therapeutics, a China-based gene editing specialist.