QIA to invest $1 billion to support local and regional entrepreneurs

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is set to launch Qatar's first venture capital (VC) fund of funds, a strategic investment program to foster innovation in Qatar. The fund of funds program will invest more than $1 billion in international and regional venture capital funds.

Eric Cheng, CEO of Carsome Group

Malaysia-based Carsome raises $300M from Temasek-backed funds, QIA – report

Carsome, Malaysia's first tech unicorn, is said to be planning for an initial public offering in the US later this year.