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Acorns squirrels away $300M Series F after scrapping SPAC, now worth nearly $2B

Savings and investing app Acorns has raised $300 million in a Series F funding round that values the company at nearly $2 billion. The announcement of the raise comes about six weeks after the consume

Indian logistics firm Xpressbees becomes unicorn with $300 million fresh funding

Xpressbees, an Indian logistics startup that works with several e-commerce firms in the country, has more than tripled its valuation to $1.2 billion in a new financing round. The Pune-headquartered st

AI startup Fractal becomes unicorn with $360 million investment from TPG

Fractal has raised $360 million from TPG in a new financing round and entered the unicorn club as the Mumbai and New York-based AI startup, which counts Google and Wells Fargo among its customers, sca

With $36 million Series C, Brazil’s Ambar hopes to make civil construction more efficient

Brazilian construction tech startup Ambar announced it has raised a large Series C round of R$204 million, approximately $36 million, to boost the digitization arm of its business.

Climate accounting platform Persefoni raises $101M Series B led by Prelude and TPG

There’s nothing like an increasing level of regulations to create spaces for new startups to appear, especially in SaaS. Asset managers, banks and other financial institutions need to calculate thei

Airtel Africa gets an extra $200M for its mobile money business from QIA

Qatar Holding LLC, an affiliate of Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of Qatar, is set to invest $200 million into AMC BV through a secondary purchase of shares from Airtel Africa.

Indian healthcare startup PharmEasy to acquire majority stake in listed firm Thyrocare for over $600 million

API Holdings, which operates the giant healthcare startup PharmEasy, said on Friday it has reached an agreement to acquire a 66.1% stake in Thyrocare, which runs a diagnostic lab chain, for about $613

Dell dumps another big asset, moving Boomi to Francisco Partners and TPG for $4B

It’s widely known that Dell has a debt problem left over from its massive acquisition of EMC in 2016, and it seems to be moving this year to eliminate part of it in multi-billion-dollar chunks.

Airtel Africa sells $200M mobile money business stake to TPG’s Rise Fund

In February, London-listed telecom Airtel Africa said it was looking to sell a minority stake in its mobile money business in a bid to raise cash and sell off some assets. The firm seems to have found

After pulling in around $80 million last year in revenue, LA’s StackCommerce is acquired by TPG’s Integrated Media Company

The Los Angeles-based commerce and content platform StackCommerce has been acquired by Integrated Media Company, a holding company set up by the massive private equity fund TPG to acquire new media bu

Calm raises $75M more at $2B valuation

Calm, a well-known meditation app, has raised new capital at a valuation of $2 billion. The round was anticipated after the company was reported to be hunting for up to $150 million at a valuation of

Singapore’s GIC and TPG to invest over $1 billion in Reliance Retail

GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, will invest $752 million in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail, and TPG will invest $250 million in the Indian firm, they all said Saturday midnight (loca

Green Monday Holdings, Asia’s answer to Beyond Meat, raises $70 million from TPG, Swire Pacific

Green Monday Holdings, a manufacturer of plant-based pork substitute products and frozen meals and an operator of a chain of vegetarian-focused retail outlets and cafes, said it has raised $70 million

Indian fantasy sports app Dream11’s parent firm raises $225M at over $2.5B valuation

Dream Sports, the parent firm of fantasy sports app Dream11, has secured $225 million in a new financing round as the Mumbai-headquartered firm builds what it calls an “end-to-end sports tech compan

PropertyGuru lands $220M from KKR and TPG to conquer Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s leading property listing company PropertyGuru is making great strides across the region as it secures a fresh investment of SG$300 million ($220 million), it announced this week

India’s Reliance Jio Platforms to sell $250 million stake to L Catterton

Speaking of Reliance Jio Platforms, the top Indian telecom operator said on Saturday it has secured another investment. L Catterton, a U.S. private equity firm will invest $250 million for a 0.39% sta

India’s Reliance Jio Platforms to sell $600 million stake to TPG

American private equity firm TPG said on Saturday it will invest $600 million in Jio Platforms, joining a roster of high-profile investors including Facebook and Silver Lake that have backed India&#82

Brava, a smart oven maker with big names attached, just sold to an industrial equipment company

Brava had a lot of things working in its favor, as startups go. It was founded in 2015 by serial executive John Pleasants, whose past stints have included being co-president of Disney Interactive Medi

Apple rolls out Apple Card Preview to select users

Apple Card is getting its first group of public test users today. A limited amount of customers that signed up to be notified about the release of Apple Card are getting the ability to apply for the c

China’s used-car marketplace Uxin to raise $230M via convertible notes

Uxin, a Chinese second-hand car dealer with Leonardo DiCaprio as its latest brand ambassador, is tipped to get a bag of new funding less than a year after it raised $225 million from its public offer
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