Amber Group, a Hong Kong-based start-up offering crypto-based financial services, has raised $28 million in a Series A round led by Paradigm and Pantera Capital.
Indian technology-focused private equity firm Z3 Partners has invested in Cyfirma, an analytics platform that helps enterprise clients identify potential cyber threats.
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A group of US-based investors led by Lever VC has backed an early-stage round of undisclosed size for Singapore’s TurtleTree Labs, which creates milk from cells with no animal needed.
Linctex Digital, a Shanghai-based design services platform for the fashion industry, has raised RMB100 million ($14 million) in funding led by Gaorong Capital. Shunwei Capital, Vision Plus Capital, Baidu Ventures and Yinxinggu Capital also took part.
GrabWheels, a unit of Singapore-based ride-hailing giant Grab, has received $30 million from Taiwanese motorcycle maker Kymco for electric vehicle (EV) development in Southeast Asia.
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Shanghai-based Universal Medical Imaging, China’s largest independent imaging diagnosis company has raised a RMB600 million ($86 million) Series B round led by Cathay Capital, V Star Capital and CEC Capital.
Booktopia, an Australian online retailer specializing in books, has closed a Series A round of A$20 million ($13.4 million), after 16 years of self-funding.
Northstar Group and Beenext have joined a $20 million Series A round for Indonesia’s Zenius Education.
Samsung Ventures has led a group of Korean investors in a Series B round for H2O Hospitality, which claims to be Japan’s largest vacation rentals provider.
Japan’s Global Brain has led a Series B round of undisclosed size for Gtriip, a biometrics-focused identity authentication technology provider pursuing a pan-Asia expansion.
Chinese genetic testing specialist Genskey raised an RMB50 million ($7.1m) extended Series B round of funding led by Shenzhen-based Fortune Capital. Existing investor Legend Capital re-upped.
Indian app-based lending start-up MoneyTap has raised $70 million in a Series B round led by Aquiline Technology Growth (ATG), RTP Global, and Sequoia India.
Japan’s TDK Corporation has made a VC commitment of undisclosed size in AutoFlightX, an electric air mobility company based in Germany with a significant China presence.
Hong Kong-based multi-family office Raffles Family Office will invest $15 million in local co-working space operator WorkTech.
Indian B2B packaging marketplace Bizongo raised $30 million in a Series C round led by Schroder Adveq.
India-focused route optimisation software firm LogiNext raised $39 million in a Series B round led by Tiger Global Management and Steadview Capital.
Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and Sweden’s EQT will commit $500 million to the launch and development of O2 Power, a renewable energy platform in India.
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Chinese gene testing business AmCare Genomics Lab has raised RMB110 million ($16 m) in Series B funding led by Green Pine Capital Partners. This comes four months after the company closed an extended Series A round of RMB30 million.
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Airlook, a Chinese three-dimensional map provider, has raised nearly RMB100 million ($14 million) in an extended Series B round led by GF Qianhe, the alternative investment arm of Hong Kong-listed GF Securities.