The Mongolia Opportunities Fund is looking to make its first investment by the end of October. Batsaihan B. Jamichoi, the former Uniqlo executive who started the fund, told Bloomberg that he is targeting infrastructure and service provider in the mining sector.
The Mongolia Opportunities Fund wants to raise $75 million by June 2012 and has already received $25 million from investors including Mitsubishi Corp., International Finance Corp. and the European Bank...
The government of Shenzhen, China has launched a VC fund with an initial corpus of RMB500 million ($79 million) to invest in blockchain start-ups in the city.
Sequoia Capital China and Serica Partners have co-led an $11 million Series A round for US-based molecular diagnostics start-up NuProbe.
Shenzhen Capital has joined a $30 million Series C round for US-based 3D printing company Formlabs that will support an expansion effort in China and Asia.