By Swaraj Singh Dhanjal
The US will continue to be a prime market for Intel Capital, which has decided to apply the brakes on investments in some markets, including India. Intel Capital has invested in three Indian companies this year—Hungama, Helpshift and IndiaMART.com. All three of these investments were follow-on investments.
The latest in the deals landscape in China has seen MiningLamp bag $30 million from Sequoia China, while Wangyudashi has raised $23 milion from Shenzhen Capital. MiningLamp raises $30 million Big data solutions firm MiningLamp has raised $30 million from Sequoia Capital China in a Series B round, said a… Read more »
Equity Venture Partners and Microequities have launched a joint startup fund with a corpus of A$20 million targeting SaaS and marketplace ventures.
The Series C round, which also includes existing Skeleton Technologies’ investors UP Invest and Harju Elekter, brings the company’s total financing to dat at $29.4 million.
South Korean cosmetics marketplace Memebox has closed a $69.95 million Series C investment from Formation Group,Goodwater Capital and Pejman Mar Ventures.
Micro lender Fusion Microfinance and software startup Zenoti have raised funds while Kwan Entertainment has acquired entertainment startup Gigstart.
As venture capitalists exercise more caution and place fewer bets, they’re leaving media startups behind.
The investments lagged behind all other private-equity assets for Calpers, partly due to “modestly decreased” activity in venture-backed initial public offerings
Edtech startup Cialfo has closed a pre-Series A investment from Govin Capital and a syndicate of angel investors led by Koh Boon Hwee
The fund does not make disclosure for the terms of its investments. However, a source familiar to the fund revealed that 500 Startups probably invested around $30,000-50,000 in a Vietnamese startups. There were exceptions in which the US investor paid higher, up to $100,000 a deal.