Venture Capital

Allianz Malaysia joins Gobi Partners’ Malaysia-focused SuperSeed II Fund

Pan-Asian venture capital (VC) firm Gobi Partners announced Tuesday the closing of its $10 million Gobi SuperSeed II (Gobi SSII) Fund following the participation of Allianz…

Japan’s Softbank considers launching third Vision Fund – report

Japan-based tech investor SoftBank Group Corp is said to be considering the launch of a new giant startup fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, quoting people…

Amasia creates impact assessment framework to evaluate climate impact for early-stage companies

Amasia, a global early-stage venture capital firm focused on sustainability and climate, said Wednesday it has created a robust impact assessment framework to evaluate and manage…

MetaWeb Ventures raises $30M for builder focused blockchain fund

MetaWeb Ventures, a global venture capital firm focused on pre-seed and seed investments in crypto start-ups, announced Thursday the launch of its first fund (Fund I), with total…

Singapore’s Tin Men Capital announces the first close of Fund II

Tin Men Capital, a Singapore-based venture capital firm, announced Thursday the first close of its second enterprise technology Fund II. This comes on the back of a successful…

Ascend Vietnam Ventures prioritizes FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, Future of Work, Saas as Vietnam tech sector enters ‘Golden age’ [Q&A]

Ascend Vietnam Ventures (AVV), a seed-stage venture capital firm in Ho Chi Minh City, will be prioritizing several segments including FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, as the tech…

CREDAI and Venture Catalysts form $100M Proptech fund in India

The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) and Venture Catalysts, an India-based integrated incubator and accelerator for startups, have partnered…

Li Ka-shing-funded Horizon Ventures ‘sees gold’ in Southeast Asia – report

Horizons Ventures, the private investment arm of Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, is said to be diversifying its US-focused portfolio by beefing up deals in Southeast Asia while…

Singapore’s Genesis Alternative Ventures launches $150M second venture debt fund

Following the success of its debut $90 million fund in 2019, Singapore-based venture capital firm Genesis Alternative Ventures has launched its second venture debt fund to raise…

Taiwan’s Cherubic Ventures completes $110M Fund V, bringing total committed capital to over $400M

Taiwan-based venture capital firm Cherubic Ventures announced Thursday the successful completion of its Fund V at $110 million, with a total of over $400 million in committed…