China-based Longwater Investment’s advanced materials-focused fund has received a limited partner commitment from the chemicals producer's corporate venture capital unit.
Elliott Robinson, who was one of GCV’s 2019 Rising Stars, has resigned from his partner role at M12 to assume a growth equity investor position at Bessemer Venture Partners.
SEB has formed a venture capital vehicle, Fairpoint Capital, to invest in B2B-focused startups out of a $97m fund with ex-SEB Venture Capital president Frederick Johansson as its head.
LPs including Sompo Japan Nipponkoa and Tokio Marine have put their weight behind Globis Capital Partners’ sixth fund, which is targeting a $335m final close.
Vtron Group has agreed to supply 20% of the capital for an education-focused investment vehicle formed by Tianfeng Securities that has reportedly reached a $44m first close.
Big Idea Ventures will invest in alternative protein and plant-based food developers, and has secured about a third of its $100m Tyson Foods-backed fund.
The insurance provider has teamed with the city of Wuhan to form a healthcare fund sized at approximately $3bn, with LPs including WeDoctor and Jointown Pharmaceutical.
Fatima Ventures, Fatima Group's corporate venturing unit, has joined VC firm Gobi Partners for a $20m fund intended to boost Pakistan's startup scene.