China’s Linear Venture has closed its third fund with a renminbi-denominated vehicle of RMB500 million ($72 million) and a US dollar-denominated vehicle of $70 million.
US-based Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) has established a $50 million Southeast Asia-focused VC fund via its in-house financial technology investment unit.
Joy Capital, a Chinese VC firm that spun out from Legend Capital, has launched a domestic opportunity fund with a target of $300 million.
Fenox Venture Capital, a VC firm based in Silicon Valley, has partnered with Japanese entertainment company Sega Sammy Holdings to launch a $20 million fund to invest in advanced technologies globally.
Shunwei Captial Partners, a Chinese VC firm established by Xiaomi founder Lei Jun (pictured), has closed its fourth US dollar-denominated VC fund at $1.21 billion. The firm’s assets under management (AUM) now stand at $3.3 billion across four US dollar...
China’s Insight Capital has reached a second close on its latest healthcare fund with commitments of RMB500 million ($71.7 million).
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South Korea-based BonAngels Venture Partners has raised $50 million for its third early-stage fund.
Australia-listed Acorn Capital has raised A$55 million ($39 million) for its first venture capital fund that will make Series B and expansion-stage investments.
Bessemer Venture Partners has closed BVP X, its latest global early-stage venture capital fund, at $1.85 billion.
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India’s IvyCap Ventures has launched an angel fund targeting INR600 million ($8.2 million) that will make seed to Series A-stage investments.
Sequoia Capital India has split its investment staff, creating separate teams for India and Southeast Asia focused on venture and growth capital investments. The firm's China and US affiliates already employ a similar strategy.
Future Capital has closed its third US dollar-denominated fund at $100 million. The Chinese VC firm will continue its strategy of backing start-ups with technologies that drive industrial upgrades and improve consumer experience.
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GGV Capital has closed its latest fund – primarily for deployment in China and the US – with $1.88 billion in commitments. The venture capital firm raised $1.2 billion for its previous vehicle in 2016.
IDG Ventures India has rebranded as Chiratae Ventures, marking the end of its association with IDG and underlining its commitment to the local start-up community
China and Southeast Asia-focused VC firm Gobi Partners has launched a $10 million fund aimed at early stage investments in Indonesia.
Indonesian venture capital firm Kejora Ventures is seeking $100 million for a growth fund that will participate in Series B and C rounds for local start-ups. Initial commitments have come from several Korean investors, reflecting the country’s strong...
Social Finance, a globally focused impact investor based in the UK, plans to raise $2 billion for investments in India across two vehicles focused on education and local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).
IDG Ventures India has changed its name to Chiratae Ventures to emphasize the firm’s identity as a backer of high-growth Indian start-ups with potential for global expansion.
Morningside Venture Capital, a China-focused early-stage VC firm, has raised approximately $1 billion for its latest US dollar-denominated fund. It represents a considerable step up in size from the GP’s previous vehicle, which closed at $660 million...
Gobi Partners, a VC firm focused on early-stage Chinese and Southeast Asia companies, has made its first foray to the Philippines through the launch of a $10 million fund. It is partnering with Core Capital, a recently-established VC player based in Manila.