Carousell, a Singapore-based mobile classifieds marketplace for second-hand goods, has acquired Indonesian re-commerce platform Laku6 with support from Temasek Holdings-owned Heliconia Capital.
Laku6 previously received seed funding from Golden Gate Ventures in 2015 around the time of its founding. Tokopedia – now part of mobility, commerce, and financial services super app GoTo – invested...
GoTo’s rocky start on the Indonesia Stock Exchange betrays the pioneering nature of the listing and cements a legacy as an ecosystem lynchpin. Long-time backer Openspace Ventures reflects
New Zealand hydrogen and zero-emission technologies developer Fabrum has raised a NZD 23m (USD 14.5m) Series A round led by UK-based AP Ventures.
Japanese corporate contact and recruitment database provide Baseconnect has raised a JPY 5.4bn (USD 41m) Series B round led by Z Venture Capital (ZVC), formerly YJ Capital.
Iwasaki Electric, a Japanese lighting solutions provider that has worked on projects ranging from sports stadiums to hospitals, is set to be acquired by The Carlyle Group through a tender offer at a valuation of JPY 34.9bn (USD 266m).