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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That brings Bain Capital’s total investment in the firm to $250 million.
Qarbotech’s round included innovation grants from Temasek Foundation and Khazanah’s Dana Impak.
The loan will be used by VinFast to establish lithium-ion battery manufacturing facilities in Vietnam.
The past week saw several fundraisings and deals in the climate sector.
Aquatech platform Tepbac issued shares to investors, including Aqua-Spark and AgFunder.
The VC firm also announced a co-investment partnership with Tekton Ventures.
The startup raised $3.7m from local and international investors last year.
The new fund will continue its predecessor thesis of backing local mid-sized firms in consumer sectors.
The healthtech sector has defied the wider dealmaking slowdown in the first nine months of 2023.