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Venture Capital investments in India hit $7.8 billion in first 4 months of 2021

Investors are moving towards later stage deals in India

Carl AdrianMay 25, 2021

Japanese VC Samurai Incubate closes $18.6M fund for African startups – TechCrunch

Samurai Incubate, a Tokyo-based venture capital firm, announced today it has closed its “Samurai Africa 2nd General Partnership” fund, totalling 2.026 billion yen (~$18.6 million). According to the firm, the fund was oversubscribed as it targeted 2 billion (~$18.4 million) and a total of 54 investors joined as LPs. One notable LP is the Toyota […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMApr 16, 2021

Indian VC firm Ankur Capital reaches $45.4 million for its second fund

Ankur Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm from India.

Faith BaltazarMar 16, 2021

Malaysian government to set up RM100 million fund to support startups

The government will invest RM50 million and allocate RM50 million into venture capital fund-of-funds.

Ismawati AsmatNov 11, 2019

Insignia Ventures closes second VC fund of $200 million.

It is the largest maiden vehicle by a Southeast Asian venture capital firm.

Syamil FaisalOct 18, 2019

Income Tax Exemption for Investments in VC and PE Funds to be Gazetted by Year-End.

The RM20 million income tax exemption was proposed in Budget 2018 for investments made in venture capital (VC) firms.

Norshafa WatiOct 03, 2019

Peter Thiel: ‘There are no successful tech companies in Europe’

Thiel’s venture capital fund Founders Fund has invested in several European technology companies, including Spotify, ResearchGate, and Entrepreneur First.

BEAMSTARTMar 17, 2018

Snoop Dogg’s venture firm just closed its debut fund with $45 million

The venture firm that he co-founded a couple of years ago, Casa Verde Capital, has closed its debut fund with $45 million.

BEAMSTARTMar 14, 2018

Singapore Venture Capital Surges as Startups Seek Room to Grow

Singapore is experiencing a surge in venture capital fundraising, reflecting growing interest in Southeast Asia’s startups.

BEAM TeamOct 24, 2017

Temasek's Vertex Raises $210 Million for Southeast Asian Deals

Vertex Ventures, the venture capital arm of Temasek Holdings Pte, has completed its biggest fundraising for Southeast Asian and Indian technology deals.

Benjamin TanOct 11, 2017

How Blockchain and ICOs Are Changing the Funding Game for Startups

For some tech firms, initial coin offerings are a way to raise early capital more quickly than they could through venture funding

BEAM TeamOct 02, 2017

Introducing the Venture Development Program to help Startups take off.

To reach Sustainability or Investment-Readiness with access to Connections, Capital, Customers, Counsel, and more.

BEAMSTARTSep 26, 2017

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