P&G establishes $24m India innovation fund
Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) India unit has established a INR 2bn (USD 24.1m) fund that will invest in technologies that help address challenges within its core business.
The P&G Technovate Fund will “accelerate digital transformations by fostering innovation and leveraging technology, in collaboration with existing and new external suppliers,” the company said in a...
Co-Stone leads $43m round for China biosynthesis player
Co-Stone Capital Management has led a CNY 300m (USD 43m) Series B round for Readline, a Shenzhen-based company that specialises in synthetic biology.
Australia’s Heal Partners closes debut fund on $137m
Australia’s Heal Partners, a health, education, and lifestyle-focused venture capital firm, has closed its first fund on AUD 200m (USD 137m). The target was AUD 100m.
US regulator gets access to Chinese audits
The threat of delisting that has haunted Chinese companies that trade on US exchanges appears to have receded after the US regulators announced they had gained full access to the audits of these companies for the first time.