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.
DNX Ventures, formerly known as Draper Nexus Ventures, has launched its third Japan-US cross-border VC fund with a target of $300 million.
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Vietnam’s VinaCapital has made investments of undisclosed size in two local start-ups - financial technology provider Wee Digital and marketing services player UrBox.
The Blackstone Group has made its first transaction in Japan, agreeing to acquire Ayumi Pharmaceutical Corporation from Unison Capital and medical information site operator M3.
Yijiupi, a China-based online B2B trading platform that established itself in liquor before expanding into other consumer goods categories, has raised 100 million in an extended Series D round from Warburg Pincus.
CLSA Capital Partners (CLSA CP) has agreed to buy Bloom Group, a Japanese toy manufacturer best known for its “squishy” products popular among elementary and middle-school-age girls.
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.
Homeplus, a South Korean supermarket retailer that an MBK Partners-led consortium acquired from Tesco for $6.4 billion in 2015, has abandoned plans for the IPO of a real estate investment trust (REIT).
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.
Private equity firms are deploying increasing amounts of capital into Chinese internet plays without having a clear understanding of what the target businesses are worth or how to add value to them, according to Bain & Company.
Acko General Insurance, an Indian online insurance broker with several VC and strategic backers, has raised $65 million from a group of new and existing investors.
Japan-based Infinity Ventures has launched its fourth fund focused on Japan and China with a target of $120 million.
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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.
Lufax, a Chinese online lending and wealth management platform established by Ping An Insurance, has achieved a post-money valuation of $39.4 billion with the completion of the Series C funding round. It comes after the company was said to have postponed...
Everlife, an Asia healthcare investment platform managed by India’s Everstone Group, has made its first investment in India, committing an undisclosed amount to medical device manufacturer CPC Diagnostics.
Bertelsmann India Investments has led a $27 million Series C round for AgroStar, an Indian mobile retail platform focused on the agriculture sector.
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.
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SoftBank plans to invest around $1.6 billion in Chinese ride-hailing app operator Didi Chuxing, marking the Japanese internet giant’s third investment in the company.
Newly established Australian venture capital firm King River Capital has confirmed the launch of its debut fund and two initial investments.