Palarin of Draper’s Boost VC in Silicon Valley launches today, enabling users to remit money to the Philippines from overseas using Bitcoin.
Richard Hsu has been based in China for just over a decade and has seen some momentous changes in the tech industry in that time. He arrived in Beijing in 2004 as Intel Capital’s managing director for...
2014 was a massive year for venture investments in China, driven primarily by growth in the mobile sector. But it might be the last record-breaking year for a while.
China’s government is to set up a state venture capital fund worth RMB 40 billion (US$6.5 billion) that will invest in the country’s startups.
The firm will target both seed and growth companies as it seeks to enter the virtual reality space.
Sequoia tops a list of investors with most number of portfolio companies in the billion dollar valuation club. Accel has seven unicorns, and it invested early in as many as five of them.
Wempy Dyocta Koto does not come across as an investor who’s just dabbling in Indonesia. As CEO of Indonesia’s Systec Group and its venture capital arm, Koto’s approach to Asia’s tech startup business ...
Last week Jakarta’s newest venture capital firm Convergence Accel announced its first investment in Female Daily Network; a US$1 million round led by seasoned Indonesian VC Ideosource. While Convergen...
As Indonesia’s startup scene becomes more vibrant, new venture capital funds are popping up in Jakarta. Convergence Accel, the archipelago’s latest homegrown fund for early-stage startups, made its de...
The 500 Mobile Collective, a US$10 million microfund, will be managed by Edith Yeung, who ran business development for Dolphin Browser. The main 500 Startups fund will co-invest in most of the deals.
Infinity Venture Partners has reloaded its warchest for early stage companies.
Top Japanese companies pour billions into R&D. Find out why they give Gen Isayama some of that wealth.
Fablic joins Mercari as flea market services raising hefty rounds.
Founded by two Rocket Internet alumni, Nova Founders Capital has expressed commitment to investing in Asia's fintech startups. Money from the son of "Asia's richest man" could help with that.
Apple's entry into this space heats up wearables by several degrees, and we could see another rush of investments.
This new globally-minded VC has US$10 million for seed-stage investment as well as possible continuation into series A backing.
Luke Roush, a Jakarta-based managing principal of Sovereign’s Capital, refers to himself as the new kid on the block in Indonesia. Much like that quiet student in the lunch line on the first day of sc...