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Q&A: Toyota AI Ventures seeks disruptive start-ups

Toyota AI Ventures, a subsidiary of Toyota Research Institute (TRI), is a Silicon Valley-based venture …

Thunes plots rapid growth after $10M funding round

Emerging market focused cash transfer company Thunes bagged $10 million in VC funding and laid …

China VC bubble turns sour, but valuations remain high

LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: The investment climate for technology startups in China over the …

China to set up $6.5B VC fund

China’s State Council plans to create a CNY40 billion ($6.52 billion) investment fund to support …

KDDI creates start-up investment fund for US and APAC

The US arm of Japanese operator KDDI has created a US$66 million investment fund to support start-up companies focusing on mobile technology in the US, Japan and other Asia Pacific regions

Orange invests millions in digital VC initiative

France Telecom-Orange has partnered with digital agency Publicis Groupe and Iris Capital Management to create a venture capital programme to invest in digital businesses in Europe. Orange and Publicis will contribute a combined EUR150 million into the fund which will be added to another EUR150 million from existing Iris investors.

metaps ad platform receives US1.3M funding

Smartphone app monetisation platform metaps has secured an additional US$1.3 million in Series A funding to the US$4.2 million it raised in December last year

France Telecom-Orange to launch European VC fund

France Telecom-Orange is planning a venture capital fund focusing on digital technology with Publicis Groupe

Chartboost secures US2M series A funding

Mobile app promotion network Chartboost has secured US$2 million in initial venture funding