Goldman Sachs-backed taxi-hailing platform Go wants to address Japan’s taxi driver shortage and bring digitalisation to an industry that remains rooted in an analogue world
When Nihon Kotsu, one of Japan’s largest taxi fleet operators, and DeNA, the country’s preeminent mobile gaming and e-commerce services platform, merged their taxi-hailing services in 2020 it was widely...
Novo Tellus Capital Partners, an investor in industrial technology assets across the Indo-Pacific region, has reached a first close of approximately USD 375m on its third fund – matching the overall target for the vehicle.
Matrix Partners China and HongShan (formerly Sequioa Capital China) have joined a USD 16m pre-Series B round for Qihan Biotech, a genome editing player active in human and agricultural therapies.
Trifecta Capital has closed its third India venture debt fund with about INR 17.8bn (USD 214) in commitments. The initial target was INR 10bn with a greenshoe option of INR 5bn.
Asia-focused industrial technology investor ShawKwei & Partners has announced its third investment in a US-based company in three weeks, with a USD 34.3m commitment to battery manufacturer Group14 Technologies.