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.
An eruption of investment and company creation in Chinese biotech has signaled the dawn of a raw but promising market. First-movers must negotiate immediate pitfalls while targeting long-term upside
Connie Chan (pictured), the executive at US venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz responsible for managing the Asian network, has been promoted to general partner.
China’s emerging venture capital firms are seeking an edge in a competitive market through differentiated deal sourcing – offering a more personalized service than their more established counterparts or simply making bets that confound conventional...
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
A shortage of attractive and accessible targets and the introduction of new private equity players - notably from the banking sector - could result in a squeeze on Malaysia’s middle-market deal flow.
With nearly every Southeast Asia-focused GP set to spend some part of 2018 on the fundraising trail, LPs must once again deliberate on the optimal fund size, strategy, and geographic coverage for the region
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
Malaysian investors are unfazed by a period of political tumult that has directly embroiled the country’s government-guided private equity industry. An erratic growth trajectory now appears set to stabilize
VCs continue to shun the field of supercomputing despite new commercial upside related to the rise of artificial intelligence. Asia, however, could offer a relatively competitive launchpad for start-ups in the segment
Creador has scheduled a first close of $430 million on its fourth Southeast Asia and India-focused fund and set the hard cap at $550 million.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has raised the limit on capital that can be invested by local private equity and venture capital funds in overseas companies from $500 million to $750 million.
C-Bridge Capital has reached a first close of just over $400 million on its third healthcare fund, which focuses on Chinese pharmaceutical, medical technology and healthcare services companies with proven products and technologies.
HQ Capital has joined Yuanju Capital, an affiliate of China Everbright’s asset management arm Everbright Financial Holding, to launch a wealth management platform aimed at the Chinese market.
Telstra Ventures, the corporate VC arm of Australian telecom giant Telstra, has teamed up with Hong Kong’s HarbourVest Partners to create a fund focused on technology companies across Asia Pacific and the US.
Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) has appointed Escamillo Lin, formerly of CDH Investments, as managing director and head of Southeast Asia for private equity and mezzanine.
A long-smoldering trade dispute between the US and China has begun to reverberate globally across a range of sectors. Private equity must not ignore the potential impacts
Chris Lerner, a partner and head of Asia at placement agent Eaton Partners, discusses why LPs are allocating more capital to private equity in the region and who are the biggest beneficiaries
Hideyuki Inokuma, who as chief administrative officer at Advantage Partners is responsible for investor relations as well as middle and back-office functions, is to retire from the Japan-based firm.
Malaysia-based Affin Hwang Asset Management has launched a private equity arm under the name Bintang Capital Partners.
The Carlyle Group expects to find more than enough opportunities in Asia's ongoing economic growth for the $6.55 billion corpus of its latest Asia buyout fund
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