This edition features the monthly startup fundraising review and trends from India and Greater China.
Editor's take: The week that was — Dec 4-9
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Greentech has taken a giant leap in uncertain times, says LeapFrog partner Nakul Zaveri
Europe agrees to landmark AI rules in bid to lead global race
Philippine fintech startups and old players jockey for digital banking
Warburg Pincus president appointed chairman of US-ASEAN Business Council
GoTo confirms it is in talks with TikTok over a potential e-commerce partnership
Saudi’s optimism in Hong Kong signals deepening China-Gulf investment ties
The new fund will support projects focused on India, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.
Rohm had participated in the $14b buyout of Toshiba.
Side Stage Ventures as well as US-based Smash Capital and TIRTA Ventures invested in Leonardo.Ai.
Policy & Regulations
Binance is reassessing its global structure as regulatory pressures mount.
The United States will remain a key market, the fund’s CEO said.
With this investment, Jada will become an anchor LP in the fund.
The list of disclosure items has expanded to include gender gaps in workforce and sustainability risks.
The world’s top-selling automaker said in July it would sell some of its holdings in telecom giant KDDI.
IPOs & Markets
Rakuten said it planned to use the proceeds of the sale for the early repayment of bonds.