Golden Gate Ventures was founded in order to bring much-needed support to Southeast Asia’s fledgling start-up community. The firm has found success by promoting an entrepreneurial culture within its team
Venture capital firms in Southeast Asia see a growing range of exit avenues thanks to a maturing local start-up market and increasing interest from global investors.
Singapore’s Golden Equator Capital and Korea Investment Partners (KIP) have jointly launched a S$120 million ($88 million) Southeast Asia technology fund focused on start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SME).
SRI Capital has launched its debut fund, targeting innovative technology start-ups in the US and India, with a target of $100 million.
Investors are pursuing a number of strategies for addressing Southeast Asia's late-stage VC funding shortfall
Flipkart sets the tone as strategics deliver tech trade sale exits; Chinese internet players and healthcare are the trendsetters in investment; buyouts, venture stand out in Asia fundraising
Having co-founded NSI Ventures as an affiliate of Northstar Group, Shane Chesson took the business independent this year and renamed it Openspace Ventures. He discusses Southeast Asia’s macro outlook
Long Hill Capital, a Chinese venture capital firm that spun out from New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in 2016, has raised $252.2 million for its second VC fund.
Ganesh Ventures, a Chinese investor focused on India, has reached a first close of $30 million for a VC fund targeting $250 million.
The Indian government has committed INR2 billion ($29 million) to four domestic investment funds as part of its support for the entrepreneurial sector.
Lightspeed Venture Partners has closed its second India-focused fund at $175 million for investments in early-stage consumer and enterprise technology start-ups.
Sunway, a Malaysian conglomerate with operations in real estate and construction, has launched a venture capital fund with a view to raising $50 million.
Japan Post Investment Corporation seeks to fill the late-stage investment gap in Japan's venture capital market that local VC investors lack the capacity to address
OneVentures co-founder Michelle Deaker leveraged a background of IT innovation to introduce a much-needed dose of entrepreneurialism into the early days of Australia’s venture capital industry
World Innovation Lab (WiL) has raised $521 million for a US-Japan venture capital fund.
Matrix Partners China has raised $750 million for its fifth venture capital fund to invest in the technology, cleantech, education, energy, healthcare and financial services sectors in China.
Gobi Partners has strengthened its ASEAN team with the appointment of Dan Chong as COO for the region and the recruitment of two partners for its ASEAN and Thailand funds.
The move to allow zero-revenue biotech companies to list in Hong Kong has spurred investor interest in healthcare. But valuations are high and success in this capital-intensive space is by no means guaranteed
Indian early-stage investor and accelerator Axilor Ventures has launched a INR2 billion ($30 million) fund aimed at seed investments in Indian start-ups.
Southeast Asia-focused ride-hailing app operator Grab has launched a venture capital unit aimed at developing and investing in emerging technology businesses across the region.
Nan Fung Group has established Pivotal Bioventure Partners China to build a concentrated portfolio of high-quality life science assets and nurture them from inception to exit
China's venture capital space is increasingly popular among LPs, overpopulated by GPs, and generally difficult to navigate
Gumi, a Japanese mobile game publisher backed by a number of VCs, has secured $30 million for a venture capital fund that will invest in blockchain and cryptocurrency start-ups.
Having raised $270 million for his debut fund at AlphaX Partners, former Highland Capital Partners executive Chuan Thor is keen to tap emerging trends in consumer internet and enterprise services