Origami, a Tokyo-based mobile payments platform, has raised JPY6.6 billion ($60 million) in Series C funding from investors including SBI Investment, Union Pay International, Mitsui Sumitomo Card, and Credit Saison.
Tencent Holdings and Meituan-Dianping have led a $200 million Series D funding round for business-to-business (B2B) online liquor trading platform Yijiupi.
AGIC Capital, a private equity firm focused on cross-border investments, has exited its stake in Italian robotics supplier Gimatic to US-based industrial products manufacturer Barnes Group for EUR370 million ($436 million) in cash.
Shunwei Capital has led an RMB160 million ($23 million) Series B round of funding for Rokae, a Chinese industrial robotics developer, with participation from GSR Capital, THG Ventures and Plum Ventures.
Chinese online-to-offline (O2O) lifestyle services platform Meituan-Dianping gained 5.3% on its trading debut in Hong Kong following a HK$33.1 billion ($4.2 billion) IPO.
Indian home design portal Livspace has raised $70 million in Series C funding led by TPG Growth, the middle market investment platform of TPG Capital, and Goldman Sachs.
Questions about the sustainability of Meituan-Dianping's expansion strategy suggest that even newly listed unicorns are not immune to the changing sentiment in China's technology sector
Investcorp, a Bahrain-listed asset manager, has made its first foray into China by committing $150 million to China Everbright’s New Economy Fund. There is an additional co-investment right of up to $100 million.
Chinese start-up Video++ raises Series C1 round to grow its AI advertising business aimed at China's streaming video platforms
Indian ride-hailing app Ola has raised a $50 million round of funding from Sailing Capital and the China-Eurasian Economic Cooperation Fund (CEECF), a vehicle backed by the Chinese government to support the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative.
Anacacia Capital has exited Yumi’s Quality Foods, an Australian chilled food manufacturer that it acquired in 2014, to George Weston Foods (GWF) for an undisclosed sum.
KKR-backed Emerald Media was formed to invest in Asia’s media landscape, but it has found a growing number of opportunities in technology. Managing Director Paul Aiello discusses how the sectors have grown together
Fosun Group and Morningside Venture Capital lead a $50 million Series C round to support PingCap's US-China cloud database services push
Golden Gate Ventures has closed its third Southeast Asia-focused fund at $100 million. Like its predecessors, the oversubscribed fund will invest in start-ups using technology to disrupt traditional business models in the consumer sector.
Anxinji, a Chinese app used by many of the country’s blue-collar workers to keep track of their working hours, has closed a Series B funding round led by Alibaba Group affiliate Ant Financial.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has led a $44.4 million Series C funding round for Freightos, a Hong Kong-based logistics technology platform that connects carriers with importers and exporters globally.
Tuhu, a Chinese B2C platform specializing in automobile after-sale services, has raised $450 million in a Series E funding round led by investors including Tencent Holdings, The Carlyle Group, and Sequoia Capital.
Chinese news aggregator app Qutoutiao raised $84 million in a downsized US IPO – continuing a recent trend among Chinese tech start-ups – but then saw its stock price more than double on the first day of trading.
Healthcare specialist GTJA Investment Group leads a $130 million Series B for Jianke in the expectation that the company will consolidate its leadership position in China's online pharmacy market
Cocos-BCX, a Beijing-based blockchain game development platform, has raised $40 million from a group of strategic and VC investors to support its expansion plans.
Yunfeng Capital, Shang Qi Capital, and China’s State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) have participated in a first round of funding worth more than RMB1.6 billion ($234 million) for Banma Network Technologies, a smart car joint venture established...
Weimai, a Chinese healthcare-focused big data platform that operates on a city-by-city basis, has received $30 million in Series B funding led by Cenova Ventures, Source Code Capital, Vision Plus Capital, and Matrix Partners China.
China Renaissance Holdings is planning an aggressive push into wealth management services, targeting high net worth individuals in China’s new economy, with proceeds from its upcoming Hong Kong IPO.
Sequoia Capital India has led a $24 million Series B round for Moka, a developer of cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) systems based in Jakarta.