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Shiwen is a pragmatic centrist interested in the intersection of technology, business, entrepreneurship, science and public policy.
ARA Asset Management Limited has established ARA Harmony VI (“Harmony VI”) to invest in Shanghai’s Century Link project.
Microsoft has launched its first Asian IoT centre in Taipei, leveraging off the technical talent of Taiwan.
Mobile marketplace Carousell has acquired mobile-first car trading application Caarly and made several key hires as part of an expansion push.
Thailand’s fashion e-retailer Pomelo closes follow-on round led by Jungle Ventures, takes Series A funding to $11m
New investors were also brought in, and they include Andre Hoffmann, 500 Tuk Tuks – a fund of VC major 500 Startups – and Jonathan Price. Pomelo said it will use the funds to continue to their expansion in Southeast Asia.
Innovalues Limited, which is into manufacturing of customised precision machine parts, has received a buyout offer from private equity (PE) firm Northstar through wholly-owned indirect subsidiary Precision Solutions Limited. The offer values Innovalues at $238.6 million.
HC Surgical Specialists Ltd (HCSS), a medical services group focusing on endoscopic procedures, is offering 30 million new shares priced at S$0.27 apiece in its initial public offering (IPO) on the Catalist board of Singapore Exchange (SGX). This amounts to gross proceeds of S$8.1 million ($5.83 million). With a projected… Read more »
China: Ant Financial forms partnerships with Verifone, First Data; JD Finance leads $30m strategic investment in Microseer
Ant Financial, which operates Alipay, has partnered with Verifone and First Data in the US to ease payments for Chinese travellers while JD Finance has led a $30 million strategic investment in HR software company Microseer.
In news of startup expansion in the region, Cialfo has established an office in Shanghai while Arcstone is expanding its regional footprint even as Telepod has closed a round of funding that will see it launch its scooter sharing service next year.
China Auto Electronics has received a privatisation offer, while Olam is acquiring Swiss coffee specialist firm Schulter.
Intel Capital has announced $38m of new investments in tech startups, with two Chinese firms Eazytech and Grand Chip Microelectronics the latest additions to their portfolio.