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There is little doubt about the momentum behind greentech and renewables in SE Asia, but there remain an array of concerns for the regulators, players and investors to navigate.
Southeast Asia's healthtech sector has defied the wider dealmaking slowdown to maintain its momentum in the first nine months of 2023.
Rest of Asia
The new fund will support projects focused on India, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.
With this investment, Jada will become an anchor LP in the fund.
ProHance plans to expand to markets such as the Philippines, Australia, and South America.
Side Stage Ventures as well as US-based Smash Capital and TIRTA Ventures invested in Leonardo.Ai.
The round was co-led by Wavemaker Partners and AgFunder.
DSG Consumers Partners and existing investor AC Ventures also participated in the round.
The software unicorn has onboarded over 100 venture capitalists and startups from the region on its platform.
Scimplifi will use the funds to expand its core team on the business, value engineering, and technology front.
M&As in Indian hospitals space totalled $4b in 2022 and $2.2b in the first five months of 2023.
Rohm had participated in the $14b buyout of Toshiba.
Up-and-coming digital banks are at the stage of making upfront investments to woo customers.
The dealings in the H-shares are expected to start on Dec. 18.
The EU moves toward becoming the first major world power to enact laws governing AI.
"Other regulatory probes could follow given the growing concentration in AI."
Binance is reassessing its global structure as regulatory pressures mount.
The departure of Tan will come with a slew of elevated roles for some deputies.