Youku and Tudou, China’s leading online video companies - both of which are US-listed - will merge in a 100% stock-to-stock to transaction worth over $1 billion. The combined entity will be the country's biggest video platform with a more than 35% market share.
Competition is intense in the online video market, with Sohu, Baidu and Tencent all seeking to eat away at the two market leaders. This has led to increasing costs for internet bandwidth, content and mobile...
Vineet Rai’s career in impact investing started before the concept really existed. Spurred – but also slightly troubled – by mainstream awareness, he has big plans for India-based Aavishkaar Group
Indian online education business Unacademy has received funding from Tiger Global Management and Dragoneer Investment Group at a valuation of $2 billion, up from $1.4 billion in its previous round just two months ago.
BRI Ventures, a unit of Bank Rakyat Indonesia has reached the first close of IDR150 billion ($11 million) on its locally incorporated tech venture fund.
MDI Ventures, the corporate VC arm of state-controlled Telkom Indonesia, has teamed up with financial technology investor Finch Capital to form a $40 million fund targeting early-stage investments in Southeast Asia.