Convergence Ventures and CyberAgent Ventures have led a $4.2 million pre-Series A round for Indonesian hotel reservation service provider Nida Rooms.
Bertelsmann India Investments has invested $5 million in Roposo, a domestic fashion-oriented social network and shopping app provider.
Zero Zero Robotics, a Beijing-based start-up that has developed a flying camera for the consumer market, has received $23 million in Series A funding from IDG Capital Partners, GSR Ventures, ZhenFund and ZUIG.
China-based VC firms IPV Capital and Tsing Capital have led a $26 million Series C round of funding for RayVio Corp, a US company that has developed an ultraviolet LED technology for use in hygiene products.
Aarin Capital has anchored the launch of Ideaspring Capital, a venture fund seeking to raise INR1.2 billion ($18.8 million) for investments in Indian technology start-ups.
The Thailand government has announced the launch of a THB20 billion ($568 million) venture fund as part of an economic modernization agenda.
UCWeb, a mobile browsing services company controlled by China's Alibaba Group, has launched a $20 million program to promote Indian start-ups focusing on games and apps.
ClearVue Partners has led a $10 million Series C round for Yummy Express, a Beijing-based start-up that provides logistics services for online-to-offline (O2O) food-ordering platforms. SBCVC also participated in the investment.
The Abraaj Group leads a $30 million round to support expansion of Ninja Van's last-mile delivery services into more Southeast Asian markets
Supported by Kaizen and Zephyr Peacock India, non-banking finance company Varthana wants to provide funding to Indian schools that would otherwise go without
Huochebang, a China-based online logistics platform that allows truck shipment tracking, has raised a $35 million round of funding led by Genesis Capital.
The Abraaj Group has led a $30 million Series B round of funding for Ninja Van, a last-mile logistics provider with operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Fosun Kinzon Capital, a VC arm of Fosun Group, has led a RMB150 million ($23 million) extended Series B round of funding for Huivo, a Chinese online education solutions provider for kindergartens.
Sequoia Capital’s India unit has led a $7.5 million Series A round for 90 Seconds, a cloud video production platform founded in New Zealand and headquartered in Singapore.
Indian consumer-focused private equity firm DSG Consumer Partners is said to have reached a first close of $35 million on its second fund.
Seed-stage valuations remain robust despite a general cooling in the global venture funding market that has seen a number of highly-valued technology start-ups raise later-stage down rounds.
Joyowo.com, a Chinese online HR services platform, has raised a RMB100 million ($15 million) Series B round from VC investors including Sequoia Capital, Greenwoods Asset Management and Meridian Capital.
Samsung Venture Investment has led a $13.5 million Series A round for Kyulux, a developer of advanced lighting technology used in digital screens.
Cyara Solutions Corp, a customer experience monitoring service established in Australia in 2006, has received $25 million in a Series A round of funding led by PeakSpan Capital and Greenspring Associates.
Singapore-based venture capital firm DMP has led a $2.5 million Series A round for clinical services marketplace Medical Departures.
Hzins.com, a Chinese third-party insurance service provider, has raised RMB200 million ($30 million) in a Series B round of funding from domestic GPs including Beijing Wanrong Times Capital and Shenzhen CDF-Capital.
Fosun Kinzon Capital, a VC arm backed by Fosun Group, has led a RMB100 million ($15 million) Series B round for Easyhin, a Chinese mobile app that provides healthcare services to mothers and children.
By offering lower fees and faster turnarounds than Western Union and PayPal, InstaRem hopes to steal a march on its rivals and build a truly Asia-focused money transfer platform
Ping An Ventures, the VC arm of China's Ping An Insurance Group, has led a $10 million Series A round for Hong Kong-based genetic test developer Prenetics.