Investments & Deals

NZVIF signs up for SwipedOn’s $660,000 round
The New Zealand software developer raised $200,000 more than its target.
SIDBI Ventures makes Holachef exit
The web startup has been acquired by Foodpanda India after months of talks.
Vertex leads Get’s $3.4m funding round
The Australian payments startup has recently branched out into Hong Kong and Singapore.
Amgen inserts $66m into Oxford Nanopore
GIC-backed Oxford Nanopore has secured $66m from Amgen, after the latter’s subsidiary Decode Genetics used the spinout’s technology to sequence hundreds of human genomes.
Innovent advances closer to $500m IPO
Legend Holdings, Eli Lilly, Ping An, China Life and Taikang Insurance are in line for exits as Innovent Biologics gears up for an initial public offering sized at $400m to $500m.
Linklogis connects to GIC for $220m
Bertelsmann and Tencent returned for supply chain financing provider Linklogis' $220m series C round, which was led by Singapore’s GIC.
Momenta drives to $1bn valuation
Tencent, local government funds and existing backer Nio Capital both invested as autonomous driving software developer Momenta took its overall funding to $200m.
Bpifrance backs CybelAngel’s $12m round
The data-protection business also received investment from venture capital firm Serena.

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IFC helps Chaldal deliver $5.5m series A
The US based grocery-fulfilment business is targeting densely populated cities around the world.
CloudWalk reaches series B-plus destination
Guangzhou-backed facial recognition system developer CloudWalk Technology has secured an undisclosed sum in a round that included leasing services firm Bohai Capital.
Xiaozhu moves toward $300m in latest round
The Bertelsmann and GIC-backed short-term accommodation marketplace has raised nearly $300m in a round led by Yunfeng Capital.
Korea Development Bank backs Classting’s $6.5m round
The state agency contributed $2.5m, with venture capital firm Mistletoe making up the difference.
New York City aims for cybersecurity capital status
The $100m Cyber NYC program involves the creation of two tech hubs.
BDC in the picture for CrowdRiff’s $11.6m series A
The visual marketing company works with major global travel brands.

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Nio parks in public markets with $1bn
The Tencent, Baidu, Lenovo and electric carmaker floated near the foot of its range at a reported $6.4bn valuation.
Meituan Dianping confirms $4.4bn IPO plans
The GIC-backed local services portal plans to float in Hong Kong in two weeks time and has locked up $1.5bn in investment already.
Puls finds $50m series C rhythm
Samsung has put its weight behind a Temasek-led $50m series C round for Puls, which connects consumers with technicians specialising in smart devices.
RXQ Compounding takes Advantage of Ohio incentive
The medical outsourcing business has received $3.6m from Advantage Capital, supported by the Ohio Rural Business Growth programme.
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