Qiming Venture Partners has led a RMB200 million ($30 million) Series B round for Emergen, a Chinese company that designs intelligent operating systems for factories and produces industrial robots.
Intel Capital has invested two Chinese start-ups as part of a $117 million commitment across 14 artificial intelligence (AI) companies globally.
Yipinshengxian, a China-based fresh food discount supermarket operator, has raised RMB2 billion ($297 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Tencent Holdings.
Mirae Asset Capital has led a $11.5 million Series B round for Standigm, a Korean drug discovery and development company that uses artificial intelligence (AI).
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Boomplay, a music streaming and download service provider serving African audiences, has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by Maison Capital, with participation from Yunshi Capital.
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Finova Capital, an Indian non-banking finance company (NBFC) targeting rural small businesses, has raised $15 million from Faering Capital and Sequoia Capital India.
Shuidi, the operator of Shuidichou, a Chinese crowdfunding platform for patients with critical medical conditions, has raised RMB500 million ($74 million) in a Series B round of funding led by existing investor Tencent Holdings.
Qiming Venture Partners has led a $42 million Series B round for Chinese cancer drug developer Abbisko.
East Ventures has joined a Series A investment of undisclosed size in Indonesian car sales platform operator Mobilkamu.
Sequoia Capital India has led a $7.6 million round for Indonesian logistics services provider Kargo Technologies.
Tookitaki, a Singaporean technology provider that helps institutions develop regulatory compliance programs, has raised a $7.5 million Series A from a group of investors including Jungle Ventures.
M12, the VC arm of Microsoft, has led an approximately $21 million Series B round for GO1, an Australian workforce services technology start-up focused on corporate training.
Vietnam’s VinaCapital has made investments of undisclosed size in two local start-ups - financial technology provider Wee Digital and marketing services player UrBox.
VisVires New Protein, a Singapore-based VC firm specializing in food technology has led a $5 million round for Nutrition Innovation, a domestic start-up focused on healthier sugar production.
Hangzhou Guochen Robotic Technology, a Chinese company that manufactures intelligent service robots and incubates start-ups in this field, has raised RMB100 million ($15 million) in a Series A round led by domestic VC firm Yingshi Jijin.
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Jushuitan, a China-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of operating management systems to small to medium-sized e-commerce operators, has received RMB300 million ($45 million) from Sequoia Capital China.
Shunwei Capital, a VC firm established by Xiaomi founder Lei Jun, has led a RMB55 million ($8 million) Series B round for B2B apparel sourcing and wholesaling platform Yi Shou.
Newly established Australian venture capital firm King River Capital has confirmed the launch of its debut fund and two initial investments.
MegazoneCloud, a Korean IT services provider that helps companies incorporate cloud-based systems, has raised $45 million from a group of domestic investors, including the National Pension Service (NPS).
Mollybox, a subscription-based pet e-commerce company based in China, has raised a $13 million Series B round led by DCM Ventures and Digitalis Ventures.
Tigerobo, an artificial intelligence-driven financial information search engine, has raised $33 million in Series A funding from PAC, CreditEase New Finance Industry Fund and existing investor Gaorong Capital.