Investment & Financing

OpenAI forms exclusive computing partnership with Microsoft to build new Azure AI supercomputing technologies

2019-07-22 21:00 232

Multiyear partnership founded on shared values of trustworthiness and empowerment, and an investment of$1 billion from Microsoft, will focus on building a platform that OpenAI will use to create new AI technologies and deliver on the promise of artificial general intelligence SAN FRANCISCO and R...

Moiin, Inc Announces the Formation of a $100m Venture Capital VR Gaming Fund

2019-07-22 12:47 287

SEOUL, South Korea, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Moiin Inc, a VR hardware working to build the world's first fully immersive world, announced that they would be forming a$100m VC fund, based in Silicon Valley, to aid in the growth of VR gaming globally. This announcement came during a...

Collinson makes further investments in airport scale-ups to deliver its vision for a redefined airport experience

2019-07-19 09:00 1140

LONDON, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Collinson , a global leader in customer benefits and loyalty, today announced a significant investment in French start-upInflyter , the pre-eminent airport retail and duty free ordering platform. Col...

Celltrion and Nan Fung Group to establish Vcell Healthcare Limited to Develop and Commercialize Biosimilars in China

2019-07-19 08:00 1016

INCHEON, South Korea and HONG KONG, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Celltrion and Nan Fung Group announced today the establishment of Vcell Healthcare Limited, a Joint Venture company between both parties. At the formation of the Joint Venture, Vcell Healthcare Limited has simultaneously signed a ...

Venture Global Secures Binding Commitments of over $10 billion for its $5.8 billion Calcasieu Pass LNG Construction Financing

2019-07-19 07:25 1138

ARLINGTON, Virginia, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture Global LNG, Inc. is proud to announce that the company's$5.8 billion Calcasieu Pass LNG construction financing has received over$10 billion in binding commitments from Initial Coordinating Lead Arrangers. The transaction is nearly two tim...

Thomson Reuters Launches 'TR IGNITE' the Asia Pacific Technology Investment Programme, offering startups the opportunity to pitch for up to US $250,000

2019-07-18 10:29 1011

SINGAPORE, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters announced the launch of its technology investment programme,TR Ignite , for early stage start-ups in the legal and regulatory space acrossAsia Pacific. Founders of sta...

Wavecell Acquired by 8x8, Enabling 8x8 to Enter Global Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) Market and Add to Industry-Leading Cloud Communications Platform

2019-07-18 04:05 2318

SINGAPORE, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading cloud provider of voice, video, chat and contact center solutions for over one million users worldwide, today announced the acquisition of privately-held Wavecell Pte. Ltd., aSingapore-based global Co...

Gallop.ai merges with Japanese travel major Amnet

2019-07-17 21:00 1183

NEW YORK, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gallop.ai, a next generation Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing travel technology company, announced that they are merging with Amnet, the 3rd largest US based travel management company servicing US &Japan. With their merger, the two companies w...

Fifth Wall Closes New $503 Million Fund, the Largest Real Estate Venture Capital Fund Raised to Date

2019-07-17 19:30 1197

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fifth Wall, the largest venture capital firm focused on technologies for the global real estate industry (property technology or "proptech"), announced the close of its second real estate technology fund. The oversubscribed$503 million Fund II mor...

Icertis Cements Undisputed CLM Market Leadership with $115 Million Round

2019-07-17 19:30 1182

BELLEVUE, Washington, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Icertis, the leading provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, today announced the closing of a$115 million Series E round. With this funding, Icertis becomes the first Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) company in the world to b...

GHP Financial Group Acquire Vostok Project

2019-07-17 10:00 871

LONDON, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Garber's GHP Financial Group has become the sole owner of the Vostok project after previous owner,Alexander Ivanov, fully sold his stake in Vostok in order to focus on the development of his main project - the Waves Platform. The deal will enable GHP Gr...

Blue Planet acquires a sustainable solution to tackle Asia's growing e-waste problem

2019-07-17 10:00 883

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Planet Environmental Solutions Pte. Ltd. ("Blue Planet"), aSingapore headquartered integrated waste management company, announced today the strategic acquisition of British electronic waste (e-waste) technology company, Smart Creative Technologies Ltd...

Visa to invest in GOJEK and collaborate on enhancing digital payments across Southeast Asia

2019-07-17 09:00 5334

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa, the world's leading digital payments technology company has invested in GOJEK,Southeast Asia's leading mobile on-demand service and payments platform, as part of the latter's ongoing Series F fundraising round. The two companies will work together to...

Breville Group Acquires ChefSteps

2019-07-17 06:14 1020

SYDNEY, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global kitchen appliance maker, Breville Group, today announces its acquisition ofSeattle-based food and technology company, ChefSteps.  The acquisition brings together two companies with an aligned mission to help home cooks achieve perfect results, while of...

Delfino and China Unicom Beijing Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement in Beijing

2019-07-16 22:34 1723

BEIJING, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 12, 2019, Delfino and China Unicom Beijing Branch held a strategic cooperation signing ceremony inBeijing. The chairman of Delfino signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the head of the Internet of China Unicom Beijing Branch, and jointly anno...

TMP Worldwide Acquires Perengo - A Leader in Programmatic Recruitment

2019-07-16 22:00 1118

SINGAPORE, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, announced that it has acquired Perengo, a programmatic recruitment platform that helps large companies automate and improve their recruitment process. The Perengo team, with experience root...

Blockchain Platform Startup, dltledgers, Secures Pre-Series A Funding

2019-07-16 21:00 1290

* Founded by serial entrepreneur Samir Neji * Digitalise cross border trade execution with >US$1B trade executed SINGAPORE ,July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore-based blockchain start-up, dltledgers , recently completed its Pre-Series A funding with global VC firm Walden In...

CAMS Powered by Auto and Technology Expertise to Enter New Energy and Charging Industry

2019-07-16 20:31 1069

CHANGZHOU, China, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Four leading players in China's auto and charging industry - Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd., FAW Group, JAC Group and Star Charge - officially established the joint venture, CAMS New Energy Technology Co., Ltd., on mission to takeChina's ch...

Cipla EU and Jiangsu Acebright Enter Into Joint Venture

2019-07-16 11:22 2696

MUMBAI & JIANGSU, China, July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cipla (EU) Limited, ("Cipla EU"), a U.K.-based wholly-owned subsidiary of the leading global pharmaceutical company Cipla Limited (BSE: 500087) (NSE: CIPLA EQ) (hereafter referred to as "Cipla") and Jiangsu Acebright Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd....

NetEase Games Announces Strategic Investment in Behaviour Interactive

2019-07-16 09:00 6281

GUANGZHOU, China, July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NetEase Games, the online games division of NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), one ofChina's leading internet and online game services providers, today announced that it has acquired a strategic minority stake in Behaviour Interactive Inc. ("Behaviour"),...

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