SOSV sees parallels between the e-commerce awakenings in Pakistan and China, though 20 years apart. Dastgyr has positioned itself at the fore, but it wants to be asset-light rather than asset-heavy
When William Bao Bean started investing in China with SoftBank in the mid-2000s, the total market capitalisation of the country’s internet companies was about USD 3bn. Now with SOSV, he has transitioned...
Timothy Zee, a Singapore-based managing director with PAG whose primary responsibilities included deal sourcing and business development, has left the firm after 10 years.
Bertelsmann India Investments has earmarked USD 500m, provided by its eponymous German parent, for investment in local start-ups. The VC unit’s total deployment since its launch in 2013 is USD 285m.
UK-headquartered incubator Entrepreneur First (EF) has raised USD 158m, targeted in part at investment in Southeast Asian start-ups and expanding its reach in the region.
CDH Investments has agreed to sell New Zealand-based supplements manufacturer The Better Health Company (TBHC) to Nestlé Health Science for an undisclosed sum.