Beijing, China-based online cosmetics and perfume retailer JuMei filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US to raise $400 million, based in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Kentucky, US-based tech startup You Saw Me became part of the accelerator program sponsored by Awesome Inc to enhance its marketing campaigns for its increased-visibility lighted vests.
Just days after he was forced to lift the ban he enforced on Twitter, Turkey Prime Minister accused the social media network of tax evasion, and implied that YouTube and Facebook might be violating the country's laws as well.
The British government awarded £4 million in funding to Staffordshire to help small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) expand and to add more jobs in the region.
On Friday, investment bank Investec said that Bank of Queensland would acquire its Australian unit in a deal valued USD414 million, reported WSJ.
UK-based growth capital fund Station 12 is raising $250 million (£150 million) for its new fund that will invest in the growth rounds of media tech startups in Europe.
The United Bank for Africa has revealed that it would slow down its expansion in Africa that would be favorable to Nigeria's power projects, reported Ventures Africa.
Microsoft Ventures in India established the world's first startup hotline in Bangalore to give startups access to real-time professional advice regarding the accounting, taxation, legal, and technical aspects of a business via toll-free number.
Menlo Park, US-based printer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) settled with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Security and Exchange Commission for $108 million over the bribery and money laundering charges filed against it.
Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG) would raise USD200 million investment for SMEs in Africa in the next two years, said a report from Ventures Africa.
Kohlapur, India-based commercial bank Ratnakar Bank Ltd pocketed $54.6 million (INR3.28 billion) from foreign investors CDC Group and Asia Capital and Advisors through the sale of an undisclosed minority stake to fund its rural expansion.
San Francisco, California-based startup Fundbox emerged from stealth mode and nabbed $17.5 million in a funding round led by Khosla Ventures to help small and medium-sized enterprises get access to cash to clear their invoices within a day.
State Bank of India has announced raising USD750 million to USD1 billion worth of overseas investments through bond sales, reported ET.
Small businesses can now apply for fast-approved business loans following the announcement of Kabbage which has taken in USD270 million more on its credit facility, reported Venture Beat.
GE Financial Services is lending $50 million to investment company Rockland Capital LLC to be used for the latter's acquisition of power generation facility Elgin Energy Center in Illinois, US.