Grab has increased its latest round to $2.85bn with a $150m investment by its latest strategic partner, Yamaha Motor.
Nichirei Corp led Licious' series D round, three months after the online meat and fish delivery service raised $25m in a separate round led by Bertelsmann.
Next47 associate Rachel Zhong has taken a position at CR Capital, which manages a $16bn fund on behalf of conglomerate China Resources Group.
Naspers Ventures is leading a funding round for Byju’s already sized at $322m, with a $400m target, that is valuing the online learning platform at $3.6bn.
The facial and body recognition software developer is lining up a round that would value it at between $3.5bn and $4bn, with existing backer Alibaba a possible investor.
Novel and existing investors PayPal and Qualcomm Ventures all contributed to a round for Toss owner Viva Republica that valued it at $1.2bn.
The smart device developer, which counts SEB and Xiaomi as backers, has raised tens of millions of dollars in its third funding round this year.
Ecovacs Robotics invested in the emotion-recognition technology developer as part of a series B round, participating as an existing backer.