Sequoia Capital entered the home security and automation arena by making a minority investment in Boston, US-based company SimpliSafe to take advantage of the lucrative situation of the present do-it-yourself home security market.
Santa Monica, US-based music streaming service Beats Music is looking to raise between $60 million and $100 million in a new funding round in a bid to keep up with bigger rival Spotify, as the Beats Electronics spin-off failed to attract the targeted number of subscribers since its January launch.
Avaz AAC has received USD500000 funding round led by Inventus Capital and other investors including Mumbai Angels, Raju Reddy of Sierra Atlantic and Google India MD's Rajan Anandan for the development of an app directed for those who have autism.
HS Group Ltd (HSG) will invest an undisclosed amount in Pleiad Investment Advisors, a new hedge fund in Hong Kong formed by former Soros Fund Management executives Kenneth Lee and Michael Yoshino, which will be launched in the third quarter of 2014.
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd backed chocolate retail chain The Cocoa Trees with an undisclosed amount of fresh capital as the travel retail sector of Asia enjoys a sudden rise in income.
Singapore City, Singapore-based same-day hotel booking app In2Nite raised $2.8M in a venture round led by IDG Ventures and other undisclosed investors to expand its reach across the Asian market.
Today, home-rental Airbnb has received a rare funding that reached a hefty USD500 million from a funding round from investors led by TPG, Dragoneer Investment Group and T. Rowe Price along with other mutual funds.
Santa Clara, US-based semiconductor chip maker Intel Corp shelled out $100 million to establish an innovation center in China to accelerate the innovation of smart equipment in the Asian country.
SpringCM announced raising USD18 million led by Goff Capital, Foundation Capital and Square 1 Bank. The announcement was made today adding that the funding round would be used to expand company operations in sales and marketing division.
Melbourne, Australia-based animal therapeutics developer Nexvet Biopharma scored $31.5 million in a funding round from investors and shareholders to expand its product portfolio and clinical program for pets' health.
Milan, Italy-based mobile app development platform AppsBuilder bagged $1.5 million in a funding round from United Ventures to consolidate its businesses in the UK and the US.
The International Finance Corp (IFC) is shelling out $25.8 million for the construction of a new wind farm in Sindh province of Pakistan to fill in the increasing energy deficit in the region.
Pune, India-based tablet and phablet manufacturer Swipe Telecom nabbed a $4.9-million (INR30 crore) investment from Kalaari Capital to widen its market reach across the country.
Helsinki, Finland-based corporate wellness startup HeiaHeia scored €1.5 million in its first funding round led by Wallstreet Financial Services for its international expansion, marketing improvement, and product development.
New York, US-based investment firm TPG Growth committed $100 million in a joint venture with Gurgaon, India-based emerging business market builder Smile Group to help Internet and e-commerce firms expand to India, Africa, and other emerging markets.
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