Startups

Are B2C valuations in India getting too rich?

Although India remains high on the list of many early to late stage investors’ priorities, there is mounting evidence attention on consumer companies is shifting to business-to-business opportunities.
January 23, 2020

Li Ka-shing-backed MioTech rides ESG wave in China

Founded in 2016 with a broad remit of financial data aggregation and analysis, MioTech has turned its focus to ESG, a new sweet spot for investors. In doing so, its client base has doubled in a year and its financial backers are firmly committed.
January 21, 2020

Temasek-backed Transcenta mulls HK-China dual IPO listing

After announcing a $100 million Series B+ funding, the biotech company’s CEO tells FinanceAsia it is now in full IPO preparation mode with Hong Kong as its preferred destination. However, a dual listing is not out of the question.
January 12, 2020

Russia’s Sistema eyes second Asian fund

The Moscow-based conglomerate is looking to launch its second Asia fund in 2020, to capture the growth in the region’s burgeoning middle class. It is also expanding in Southeast Asia.
December 22, 2019