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Singapore’s Xen Technologies hits over US$100M assets through its investment platform
Xen Technologues hits over US$100M through its investment platform.
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Vickers Venture Partners
Singapore’s Vickers Venture Partners raises $200m for $500m Fund VI
Vickers Venture Partners, a Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm, has raised $200 million for its $500 million sixth fund to invest in deep tech startups in Asia and globally.
Singapore VC firm Expara to invest in startups combating Covid-19
Interested startups may apply until April 30 this year.
Tencent Sets Up US$100 Million Global Anti-Pandemic Fund to Support Fight Against COVID-19
The Fund will initially focus on the sourcing and donation of medical supplies.
Japan’s SoftBank plans to sell $14b in Alibaba shares
SoftBank Group Corp. plans to sell about $14 billion in shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Elite Partners Capital
SG-based Elite Partners makes first close of $236m logistics fund
Singapore-based private equity firm Elite Partners Capital has announced the first close of its pure-play Elite Logistics Fund.
SG state investor Temasek’s biggest shareholdings fall $23.5b in three months
Temasek Holdings Pte’s biggest equity shareholdings and those of its subsidiaries have plunged almost $24 billion since January as the spreading coronavirus sends markets into spasms.
Design Innovation Seed Fund
Design Innovation Seed Fund open for applications from Western Cape innovators
The Design Innovation Seed Fund will provide Western Cape innovators with grants of up to R800k.
Vision Plus Capital
Vision Plus Capital Raises Bulk of USD450 Million for New Fund in First Round
Vision Plus Capital said it has raised more than USD400 million for its third fund, securing most of the USD450 million overall target it set in just the first round of fundraising.
Mandiri Capital Indonesia
Bank Mandiri’s Mandiri Capital plans to invest up to US$5M in startups
The company plans to provide an initial investment of up to US$5 million for startups targeting especially the e-payments sector.
Two JSE-Listed Firms Unveil Two Separate Startup Funds Worth USD 32.7 Mn Within 72 Hours
This new fund will have an initial capitalisation of USD 20 Mn (about ZAR 320 Mn) and will invest in startups in the logistics industry.
Northern Arc Investments
Northern Arc Investments announces the first closing of its India Impact Fund
With this fund, Northern Arc Capital targets to make 15-20 investments over the next 12-18 months, with deal sizes between $3-5 million.
Singapore-based Credence Partners has announced the launch of its first venture capital fund and has made the first close at US$50 million
The VC firm will invest in companies in fintech, deeptech, consumer, logistics & mobility, and tech-enabled businesses.
Quona Capital closes US$203M round to focus on fintech companies in emerging markets
Quona Capital targets fintech companies in Asia.
Strive hits final close of Asia-focused fund at over $100m
Launched in April 2019, the fund is being deployed into seed-stage opportunities in the business-to-business sector across Southeast Asia, India, and Japan.
Fashion tech-focused VC firm Lyra launches second fund
With the new fund, Lyra looks to focus on global opportunities, particularly in Southeast Asia, the US, Israel, and Europe.
Gojek-backer Openspace Ventures launches $200m third fund
Openspace Ventures typically invests in early-stage startups, primarily in Southeast Asia, at Series A and B stages.
Actis Takes Majority Stake In Lagos-based Rack Center To Start USD 250 Mn Pan-African Data Center Buying Spree
Actis, a leading investor in growth markets across Africa, Asia and Latin America, is in the process of establishing a USD 250 Mn pan-African data center platform.
Monk’s Hill Ventures
SG’s Monk’s Hill Ventures closes second fund below target at $100m
Venture capital firm Monk’s Hill Ventures has closed its second Southeast Asian fund at $100 million.
Kickstart Ventures seeks potential Philippine unicorns with USD 200 million fund
The VC is looking to pour USD 2 million to USD 10 million into Series A to C global companies through the fund.
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