Oncologie, a cancer drug developer with bases in Shanghai and Boston, has secured $80 million in Series B funding led by Nan Fung Life Sciences and Pivotal Bioventure Partners China.
Qiming Venture Partners has led a $15 million Series B round for Pratilipi, a publisher of Indian vernacular language content.
CMC Capital Partners has led a Series B round of more than RMB100 million ($15 million) for Neobio, a Chinese operator of children’s play centers.
TaniGroup was established to address an information disparity that prevents Indonesian farmers from making more money. Several VC investors are now backing it to become a broader platform
Indian electric vehicle producer Ather has won $51 million in funding as it looks to reinvigorate the two-wheeler market by drawing on old and new economy expertise
Shanghai-based biopharmaceutical company EpimAb Biotherapeutics has raised a $74 million Series B round led by SDIC Fund Management and healthcare specialist Sherpa Healthcare Partners.
An investment platform owned by the Beijing Changping regional government has committed RMB204 million ($30 million) to a partnership with Origin Agritech that will commercialize genetically modified corn seeds.
Singapore land transport services company ComfortDelGro has backed two local logistics start-ups via its recently launched venture capital arm.
China’s pet products and services industry is benefiting from closer relations between man and beast, but not every market segment will turn out a winner for private equity investors
China-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Bordrin Motor has raised RMB2.5 billion ($362 million) in a new funding round that featured Yin An Capital, the investment arm of Sinochem International.
A group of Australian VCs including Blackbird Ventures has invested about A$24 million ($17 million) in local wi-fi and internet-of-things (IoT) chipmaker Morse Micro.
Chinese financial technology start-up Wiseco Technology, which provides big data-powered risk control and debt collection services, has raised RMB650 million ($94 million) in a Series A round led by Huading Capital and Sino Ocean Group.
Hong Kong-based KaiOS Technologies has secured a $50 million Series B round for an expansion plan targeting what could be the mobile telecommunication industry’s most underserved segment
CMB International Capital has led a RMB100 million ($14 million) Series A round of funding for Robosen, a Chinese smart robot manufacturer. Yu Hu, co-CEO of local voice recognition software developer iFlytek also took part.
Sachin Bansal, co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, has led a $51 million investment in local electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Ather Energy.
Chinese biopharmaceutical developer Alphamab Oncology has completed a $60 million Series B round led by US and UK-based investor Hudson Bay Capital Management.
Openspace Ventures has led a $10 million Series A round for Indonesian agricultural technology start-up TaniGroup.
China-based pet products producer Crazy Dog has raised RMB300 million ($43 million) in a Series B round of funding led by Guangdian Capital and Fosun International.
Two Hong Kong investors will commit $100 million to a digital token offering by Proxima Media, a Hollywood production house established by Ryan Kavanaugh, who previously worked with SAIF Partners and IDG Capital on a China-focused film venture.
Japan’s Base Food, a company that produces packaged meals that are said to be nutritionally complete, has raised JPY400 million ($3.7 million) in Series A funding from a group including Global Brain.
Vietnam’s deepening pool of technology talent could be its biggest asset as the country evolves from a nascent start-up ecosystem to one capable of generating multiple unicorns.
China-based Wangdiantong, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform provider for retailers, has raised over RMB100 million ($14.5 million) from a fund backed by TPG Capital and SoftBank Ventures Asia.
Shanghai-based drug developer Allist Pharmaceuticals has raised RMB1.2 billion ($171 million) in a Series A round of funding led by Shiyu Capital. Other participants include Loyal Valley Capital and Suzhou Industrial Park Bioventure Investment.
SBI Investment, the VC arm of Japan’s SBI Holdings, has joined a JPY3.8 billion $35 million Series B round for Pixie Dust Technologies, a local company developing novel uses for ultrasonic waves.