Posts Tagged: investments


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Qualcomm launches $150 million fund to support startups based in China

More and more money is pouring into funds specifically for Asia-based startups. Today San Diego-based mobile chip manufacturer Qualcomm anno...

  • July 24, 2014
  • at 3:57 pm
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A cheatsheet on funding in India; Bangalore keeps Delhi at bay to retain tech throne

Here's a cheatsheet of venture capital funding in tech startups to give you a picture of what has been happening in India the past four quar...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 2:55 pm
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Who in the valley has funding from Tencent? Here’s a list of the Chinese tech giant’s US investments

Chinese consumer tech firm Tencent has its feet in many different parts of the Chinese internet – including games, messaging apps, pay...

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 4:12 pm
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Indonesian conglomerate invests $3.5 million in Singapore startup ISP MyRepublic

The tech investment scene in Indonesia is getting bigger by the minute, and it’s good to see more local companies paying attention to the ...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Check, please! Another Chinese foodie app gets funding, this time to the tune of $7 million

Chinese foodie app Ricebook is no longer sitting on an empty stomach – 36kr reports that the IDG ventures just led a series B funding ...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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This menstruation calendar app just landed $15 million in funding, and it’s quickly turning into a social network for women

Meet You, a Chinese social lifestyle app for women, just announced that it received $15 million in Series B, reports Tencent Tech (hat-tip T...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 8:05 pm
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Sparklabs founder talks about Korea’s new generation of startups and his accelerator’s third batch of teams

It’s been a busy December for SparkLabs, the Seoul-based accelerator that burst into the Asia startup scene in August 2012 and quickly bec...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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120,000 users invest $164 million on first day of Baidu Finance Center

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) announced it reached its maximum allowed investment in less than five hours today, the launch day of Baidu Finance Cent...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 7:04 pm
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A look at Innovation Works’ growing US portfolio

When should a Chinese VC firm head to the US? A look at Innovation Works’ growing US portfolio

Last week Innovation Works, the Beijing-based incubator founded by former Google China head Kai-Fu Lee, invested in Wormhole Games, an emerg...

  • October 22, 2013
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Bareksa is Bloomberg for beginners, changes the game for online trading in Indonesia

In Sanskrit, “Bareksa” is the word for “tree.” As the saying goes, money doesn’t grow on trees. In Jakarta, however, that no longe...

  • July 16, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Earning the halo: How to build relationships with angel investors, even when they won’t invest in you

Rui Ma is the Greater China Venture Partner for the global seed fund and accelerator 500 Startups. She has been working in finance for over ...

  • June 9, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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Here’s our roundup of Alibaba’s investments in US-based companies

Stock market speculators are salivating over Alibaba’s eventual IPO later this summer, but it’s far from the first appearance China’s ...

  • May 23, 2014
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Indonesia’s Ralali sells industrial products online, gets seed funding from East Ventures

East Ventures has invested in Indonesia’s Ralali, a B2C ecommerce site which focuses on selling industrial supplies, and MRO equipment.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 9:51 am
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Xiaomi invests $20 million in Kingsoft-owned online gaming company

Chinese software company Kingsoft (HKG:3888) announced today it will sell $20 million worth of shares of its subsidiary Westhouse to C...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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The News Lens, the startup that wants to disrupt traditional media in Asia, just received its first round of funding

The News Lens, the Taipei-based startup that’s gaining a loyal following for its social approach to popular media, today revealed that it ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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Alibaba invests $364 million in electronic appliance maker Haier to improve China’s e-commerce logistics

E-commerce titan Alibaba and electronic appliance maker Haier (SHA:600690; HKG:1169) announced today that the two companies will jointly...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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Alibaba officially sets up shop in San Francisco as it aims to invest in more US companies

Alibaba, the Chinese internet giant best known for its stronghold in e-commerce, just announced that it has established an office in the San...

  • October 23, 2013
  • at 6:08 pm
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Bangalore-based Unbxd raises $2 million from IDG Ventures India, Inventus Capital Partners

It appears that Indian e-commerce startups are becoming a top pick for investors this year. Just a day after Bangalore-based Flipkart close...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 2:33 pm
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