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Legend Capital lets in $177m for healthcare fund

The Legend Holdings-formed venture capital firm is reportedly seeking $300m for the final close of its latest dollar-denominated healthcare vehicle.

Nov 30, 2021

Speedinvest enlists corporates for sustainability fund

Knapp, Greiner and Heinzel Group are among the limited partners in Speedinvest's $90.8m Climate & Industry Opportunity fund.

Nov 30, 2021

Telenor and CP explore Thai investment vehicle

Telenor and CP Group are considering setting up a corporate venturing fund with up to $200m in capital as part of a potential merger of their Thai telecoms units.

Nov 25, 2021

Indonesia launches corporate-backed venture fund

Telkom Group, Bank Mandiri and Bank BRI have backed Merah Putih Fund’s first close, reportedly sized at a hundreds of millions of dollars.

Nov 24, 2021

Kompas points towards $160m investment vehicle

VKR Holdings is a cornerstone investor of the venture partnership’s Fund 1, which will back early-stage companies developing technologies designed to alleviate climate change.

Nov 24, 2021

Prime Sazze Partners picks corporates for $127m fund

LG and Hana Financial are anchoring the venture capital firm’s sophomore vehicle as it gets set to deploy capital across Asia and North America.

Nov 23, 2021

Miaki makes space for SM² accelerator

The joint initiative formed by digital product provider Miaki, SOSV and SBK will target Bangladesh-based seed-stage tech startups, having already chosen three candidates for a maiden cohort.

Nov 23, 2021

Fubon finds $20m for BlueRun Ventures

Fubon Financial Holdings' insurance subsidiary is investing $20m in return for a 2.4% stake in BlueRun Ventures' BRV Lotus Fund III.

Nov 23, 2021

Other News

Thai Wah to create food-focused venture unit

The food product manufacturer is set to launch a subsidiary to make investments in the food supply chain.

Nov 19, 2021

Sunway summons Kejora for $25m fund

Conglomerate Sunway helped establish venture capital vehicle Orbit Malaysia, which has secured the state-owned Mavcap as anchor investor.

Nov 19, 2021

3one4 Capital takes Krafton-backed fund to $135m

Krafton is among the limited partners in the venture capital firm's latest fund, which has just has its targeted close doubled.

Nov 18, 2021

uFaber to enlighten with accelerator initiative

The bespoke education programme operator’s $1.4m startup accelerator will focus on edtech startups in a bid to explore hitherto unknown technologies.

Nov 18, 2021

Corporates bet on $100m Bits x Bites fund

Corporate LPs Syngenta, Adisseo, Esco Lifesciences and Cavallo Ventures all contributed to the agriculture-focused venture firm's sophomore fund.

Nov 18, 2021

Zomato dishes up $175m in investments

The food ordering service has invested in Shiprocket, CureFit and Magicpin and is targeting $1bn in corporate venturing commitments.

Nov 17, 2021

Editor's Picks

Munich Re Ventures introduces $500m Fund II

The reinsurance provider's corporate venturing arm is bolstering its portfolio development activities alongside the launch of its latest fund.

Oct 13, 2021

Herbst leaves Nvidia to set up GFT Ventures

Jeff Herbst has departed from his role heading Nvidia GPU Ventures to join Samsung Ventures alumnus Jay Eum at the recently formed GFT Ventures.

Jul 28, 2021

Brazil adds triple fundraisings

The three funds comes as Daniel de Macedo switches role and a new trade body committee is set up for CVCs.

Jan 19, 2021

Orange spins off corporate venturing unit

Orange Ventures has been spun off into an independent venture firm with an extra $426m from its former parent company, and added Mathieu de La Rochefoucauld as managing partner.

Jan 12, 2021
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