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Singapore’s GIC backs DNA sequencing firm Oxford Nanopore’s $140m funding round

Oxford Nanopore will use proceeds from the round, which was joined by China Construction Bank and Australia’s Hostplus, for a new manufacturing facility.

India Digest: Karma Healthcare raises $500K; Micromax invests in ‘inOne’

Healthcare service startup Karma Healthcare says it has secured a $500,000 equity funding from 1Crowd.

China Digest: Orchid Asia backs Hunli Ji, SoYoung; Sinar Mas invests in Yinqitong

One-stop wedding services startup Hunli Ji has closed a $65 million Series C funding round led by PE firm Orchid Asia Group.

China’s DiDi Chuxing invests in local car service firm Yestock

DiDi has engaged in investments and technology partnerships with seven international ride share leaders, including Grab, Lyft, Ola, Uber, 99, Taxify and Careem. At home, it holds more than 87% of the Chinese private ride-share market.

Go-Jek may spin off arm Go-Life, says Senior VP Dayu Dara

Go-Life is a mobile app comprising four services: Go-Massage (home spa and massage service booking), Go-Clean (house-cleaning service booking), Go-Auto (vehicle maintenance service booking), and Go-Glam (beautician booking service). Since it was launched as a separate app from Go-Jek last year, it claims to have acquired 3 million users in 25 cities across Indonesia.

Indonesia: Alibaba Cloud data centre in Jakarta; Danapac to buy Kresna-backed DTK

Alibaba Group’s cloud computing arm, Alibaba Cloud has launched a data center in Indonesia.

Go-Jek partners with state-lender BNI to facilitate micro-loans to MSMEs

The collaboration will look to particularly target MSMEs in the culinary industry that are registered partners of Go-Jek in its Go-Food service.

CVC, Baird-backed bereavement firm Nirvana eyes expansion in Asia and beyond

The focus of the company’s expansion are Asian countries that have cultural similarities with its current markets.

SG: Tikehau Capital, SPRIM Ventures’ joint healthcare fund makes first close at $50m

The TKS1 fund will make early-stage investments in med-tech and life science companies.

Indonesia’s MDI Ventures leads $10m funding round in Australia’s Whispir

The venture capital arm of telco Telkom Indonesia was joined by existing investors Telstra Ventures and NSI Ventures in the latest funding round.