KKR to invest in companies catering to the region’s growing middle class.
To use funds for expansion in China, Japan and South Korea.
Draper is one of the most high-profile U.S. venture capitalists.
Southeast Asia has the largest Chinese diaspora in the world.
Sea is working with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on the share sale.
China’s two biggest e-commerce players have both poured major sums into SEA.
The startup is backed by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz
Aliza Knox helped Twitter Inc. and Google Inc. build Asian businesses from scratch.
Grab had raised $750m in September 2016 at a valuation of more $3b.
Warburg Pincus’s investment in the first billion-dollar Indonesian tech startup began with an American executive noticing green motorcycle helmets on the roads of Jakarta. Jeffrey Perlman, the buyout firm’s Southeast Asia head, had been traveling regularly to the Indonesian capital to oversee the firm’s joint venture with mall operator PT… Read more »