This week’s Silicon Dragon News: China Media Capital takes stake in Ron Howard’s film group, Amadeus inks first India deal, 500 Startups steps up in Southeast Asia, Lightspeed recharges with 2 news funds at $1.2B, and Alibaba and SoftBank restructuring and bulked up. Elon Musk sounded off about Singapore roadblocks to Tesla. Plus, VR and cloud computing deals got funding.
Tagged: Startup Asia
Weekly Wrap – Qiming raises a 5th fund of $650 million to invest more in China’s leading edge tech innovators while Softbank gears up to pour $10 billion in India over next 10 years.
Startup Asia News: Sequoia, Kleiner, Qiming, NLVC, Gobi, Golden Gate, SAIF all factor Into 5 Significant Fund Raisings. Plus Ctrip and MakeMyTrip Make Odd But Strategic Couple.
Indian startups bag money for fast-growing e-commerce and mobile businesses as venture capital floods the market at highest levels seen.
Venture investments in Singaporean bitcoin and biotech startups and one Indian data analytics newcomer show Asia is benchmarking against other regions well for core tech.
Alibaba turns to India for outreach, with new investments in Indian startups Paytm and Snapdeal.