China LeEco’s sports unit valued at $3.5b after new funding round

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Last year, LeSports raised $1.2 billion led by HNA Capital.

Temasek’s venture arm Vertex to launch new Israel, US funds in 2018, says CEO

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The funds will target a size of about $150 million each


Genesia Ventures invests in Vietnam’s Airbnb-like startup Luxstay

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Japanese venture capital Genesia Ventures said it has completed an undisclosed investment in six-month-old house rental startup Luxstay. This is the first venture capital funding round the company has received, an executive with the firm told DEALSTREETASIA. Luxstay allows customers to rent short-term villas, apartments and high-end homestays owned by… Read more »


Australia’s Artesian exceeds target with final close of $19m clean tech fund

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It includes a A$10 million commitment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation


China’s Industrial Securities leads $140m Series B investment in Panda TV

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This is the biggest investment Panda TV has bagged since its inception in 2015.


Singapore: B Capital Group reaches second close of $181m

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Its fund has no target amount listed.


SEA tech startups lag far behind China and India in attracting VC funding

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SEA startups remain behind in terms of both deal flow and funding.


Our deals are in places VCs don’t look: John Fearon, Sugar Ventures

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John Fearon of startup studio/venture builder Sugar Ventures discusses the startup scene, venture building versus venture capital, and the liquidity of the SGX.


India: InnerWave Ventures plans to invest in 20 startups over next three years

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InnerWave Ventures has 32 angel investors at the moment.


India: Aye Finance raises $8m via NCDs from impact investor Blue Orchard

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SAIF-backed Aye Finance had raising $3 million debt funding from SBI in March.