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Fintech funding dips in Q3 but Asia on track to see new highs in 2017

Total fintech deals in the year so far grew to 203, only 10 deals short of 2016’s total.

Alibaba, Beyond Ventures lead $40m funding round in genetic testing startup Prenetics

With the latest round, Prenetics has now raised more than $50 million.

After London, could Singapore be next to fall out of love with Uber?

Grab says it has full confidence in capabilities of Singapore agencies to investigate allegations against Uber.

Alibaba to invest $15b in new research initiative focused on emerging tech

Alibaba plans to set up research labs in China, US, Russia, Israel and Singapore.

SoftBank Vision Fund leads $164m Series C round in digital mapping startup Mapbox

Existing investors Foundry Group, DFJ Growth, DBL Partners, and Thrive Capital also joined the round.

Asia PE-VC Summit 2017: Execs share challenges and lessons from growing businesses in Asia

Starting a business is never easy but scaling it up and continuing the growth momentum often prove to be a bigger challenge for many entrepreneurs and executives. At the Asia PE-VC Summit 2017, we will ask leading startup executives to tell us the challenges of scaling up a business in… Read more »

Asia PE-VC Summit 2017 to put the VC monoculture under the scanner

The recent spate of sexual harassment allegations have put the focus squarely on diversity, or the lack thereof, in the venture capital world. The gender imbalance is visible on both sides of the negotiating table. About 94 per cent of VC partners are men and 97.7 per cent of VC-backed companies… Read more »

Asia PE-VC Summit 2017: Series B and upwards, what ails Southeast Asia?

One of the issues plaguing Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem has been the dearth of funding Series B and upwards. While companies continue to find investors at seed and Series A stages, the going gets tough as they look for larger rounds to continue their growth momentum. At the Asia PE-VC… Read more »

Asia PE-VC Summit 2017: Tracking the evolution of corporate VC in Southeast Asia

Corporate venture capital is predicted to contribute to an increasingly larger proportion of overall VC investments. The data so far seems to back the theory. Corporate VC activity picked up in the first half of 2017 on the back of an increase in the formation of new VC units of established… Read more »

Asia PE-VC Summit 2017 is only 2 weeks away – Here’s why you should be there

The Asia PE-VC Summit 2017 is only two weeks away. Haven’t registered yet? This is what you’d be missing: Keynotes by legendary investor Jim Rogers and Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma Get the GPs’ perspective on Asia’s investment landscape. Hear from the top executives at Partners Group, EQT, TAEL, Proterra and… Read more »