Malaysia's state pension fund is hoping to drive VC activity with its new $105 million investment vehicle, both domestically and across Southeast Asia, focusing largely on promising early-stage companies.
From ocean protection funds to turtle conservation and eco-tourism ventures, Singapore-based single-family office Rumah Group marries personal interests with early-stage impact investing.
Vietnam’s start-up ecosystem often draws comparison with that of Indonesia and China some years back, but investors in the market face different opportunities and exit options, say VC experts.
The two investors' new JV underlines Temasek's commitment to carbon neutrality, but other sovereign wealth funds are unlikely to follow with their own venture capital investments.
Its latest technology investment will boost the Chinese insurance group's auto insurance business. But, the VC fund head tells AsianInvestor, further gains are expected.
New Zealand's government wants to see the domestic venture-capital market bridge the gap in series A and B capital funding. NZ Super is providing funds to support that development.
The Korean venture capital firm aims to final-close at the end of this year, as it taps foreign investors for the first time for what would be its biggest fundraise.
Brett Krause has switched from a 20-year career in banking to the buy-side, at mainland venture capital manager PurpleSky Capital. He explains why and gives his take on China opportunities.
Emerging-market PE returns fell in 2015 despite a storming fourth quarter, says Cambridge Associates, with Chinese assets outperforming and media the clear leader by sector.
Some investors feel China's technology sector has been overfunded and that even some unicorns – private companies worth $1 billion-plus – will die off.
China's financial technology sector has seen a sharp drop in flows from private equity investors amid concerns about peer-to-peer lenders and the prospects for start-ups.
Institutional-grade capital must be properly incentivised to participate in the Hong Kong government’s new HK$2 billion tech fund, says Denis Tse of the HKVCA.