Industry attempts to contextualize the advent of artificial intelligence as a key moment in the history of humanity risk overheating a market already on fire
Indian technology-focused private equity firm Z3 Partners has invested in Cyfirma, an analytics platform that helps enterprise clients identify potential cyber threats.
SpaceX-inspired global fervor about the possibilities of space technology has infiltrated China. Some start-ups appear well set for commercial lift-off, but many others will misfire
Inflexor Ventures, a recently established venture capital firm, is looking to raise $100 million for its debut fund, which will focus on early-stage deals.
Indian online tutoring service Vedantu raised $24 million in an extended Series C round led by GGV Capital. It is the latest example of the primarily China-focused manager's push into India.
Linctex Digital, a Shanghai-based design services platform for the fashion industry, has raised RMB100 million ($14 million) in funding led by Gaorong Capital. Shunwei Capital, Vision Plus Capital, Baidu Ventures and Yinxinggu Capital also took part.
Huize Holding, a Shanghai-based insurance platform backed by SAIF Partners, has raised about $55 million in a US IPO.
Hamilton Lane has led a $200 million restructuring of a VC fund managed by China-based Legend Capital, transferring 12 investments into a new vehicle as a means of extending the holding period.
Nexon Asia Pacific, an Australian enterprise IT services provider controlled by EQT Partners, has acquired three local IT businesses.
The trendy, shape-shifting world of venture capital is broadly seen as a young person’s game, although hard evidence to this effect remains in scarce supply
Australia’s Quadrant Private Equity has agreed to acquire the enterprise services division of listed IT specialist Arq Group for A$35 million ($23.5 million).
MoEngage, an India and US-focused business that helps corporate clients improve mobile engagement with consumers, has received $25 million in Series C funding led by Eight Roads.
Yijiupi, a Chinese B2B e-commerce platform that initially focused on liquor products, has acquired local B2B consumer goods distributor Zskuaixiao. It has also secured a new round of funding backed by several Zskuaixiao investors.
Sequoia Capital is looking to raise between $1.28 billion and $1.35 billion for its latest set of funds – comprising separate venture and growth vehicles – for deployment in India and Southeast Asia.
Warburg Pincus has invested an undisclosed sum in Circles.Life, a Singapore-based digital-only telecom operator.
General Atlantic has made another investment in India-based online learning provider Byju’s.
Shanghai-based Universal Medical Imaging, China’s largest independent imaging diagnosis company has raised a RMB600 million ($86 million) Series B round led by Cathay Capital, V Star Capital and CEC Capital.
Indian agritech startup WayCool Foods raised $32 million in a Series C funding round led by Lightbox Ventures.
Schroders has participated in a funding round for Singapore-headquartered incubator Antler that takes the company's total fundraising over the past six months to $75 million.
Booktopia, an Australian online retailer specializing in books, has closed a Series A round of A$20 million ($13.4 million), after 16 years of self-funding.
Northstar Group and Beenext have joined a $20 million Series A round for Indonesia’s Zenius Education.
Having assessed some 40 autonomous driving companies globally, Lightspeed China Partners decided that Hesai - a business born in the US and raised in China - is best-placed to take the technology forwards
Japan’s Global Brain has led a Series B round of undisclosed size for Gtriip, a biometrics-focused identity authentication technology provider pursuing a pan-Asia expansion.
Navegar sees Great Deals E-commerce, a provider of delivery and digital services to traditional retailers in the Philippines, as a proxy for growth in online shopping