Temasek, Emerson Collective lead $40m Series B in US virtual reality startup Within

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Temasek co-leads $40M Series B in VR startup Within.

Japan’s Nomura plans to sell its 17.6% stake in VC firm Jafco

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If all the tendered shares are sold, the deal will generate for Nomura a pretax profit of around 9 billion yen ($80.94 million), to be booked in the July-September period.


China: CMC, Wu Capital lead $100m Series C in English language app firm Liulishuo

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Trustbridge, IDG Capital, GGV, Cherubic Ventures, and Hearst also joined the round.


India: 1mg raises $15m in funding round led by HBM Healthcare

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The series C round also saw participation from existing investors Maverick Capital Ventures, Sequoia India, Omidyar Network and Kae Capital.


Jaguar Land Rover backs mobility-focused Israeli venture capital fund

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JLR’s corporate venture arm was among strategic investors who backed a $40 million fund raised by Maniv Mobility LP.


India Dealbook: IAN, Anand Mahindra back Thinkerbell Labs; Bugworks to get CARB-X funding

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Thinkerbell Labs, which builds literacy devices for the visually impaired, has raised an angel investment of Rs 1.3 crore ($202,000) from the Indian Angel Network and Anand Mahindra.


Singapore: Vertex Ventures backs $23m Series B in Israel’s PerimeterX

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Vertex Ventures backs PerimeterX’s Series B round.


Sequoia, Brisbane Angels, others invest in FunCaptcha’s $1m series A round

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The pre-Series A funding round was led by investor Leon Brummer.


GDP Venture backs Indonesian media startup Kumparan

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In Indonesia, Kumparan competes with IDN Media, Baca, Brilio, and UC News.


Singapore: ST Engineering launches $150m corporate venture capital unit

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It has also launched an open innovation lab called Innosparks.