1. China may require data security reviews for all overseas IPO

2. Towngas and top battery maker CATL eye China’s growing demand for renewable energy storage systems

3. Huawei Reaches Patent License Agreement with Volkswagen’s Supplier

4. Chain restaurant brand 和府捞面 Hefumian closed Series E of around 800million RMB, led by CMC Capital

5. Hoteam Software raises USD 28 million in Series B to expand industrial design offerings

6. Invisible orthodontics company 牙领科技 toolink closed Series A of 20million USD, led by Sequoia China


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1. Indian startups raised a record $10.46 billion in the first half of 2021

2. Sequoia-backed B2B marketplace unicorn Moglix acquires Indian ecommerce startup Vendaxo

3. Byju’s India rival UpGrad earmarks $250m for acquisitions

4. Y Combinator co-leads $1.9m seed round of ex-Googlers’ AI startup Fountain9

5. Grab PayLater, Atome, Hoolah gain traction amid BNPL boom in Singapore, says report

6. Indonesian ecommerce firm Bukalapak aims to raise over $1b in its IPO on signs of strong demand

7. Dagangan bags pre-Series A for its one-stop platform for household needs in Indonesia

8. Indonesian edtech startup Gredu raises $4m

9. AirAsia looks to raise $300m from US listing of digital business via SPAC merger



1. India’s Reliance Industries looks to acquire Norwegian solar module maker REC

2. Singapore’s CapitaLand launches $300m logistics fund in India



1. Global Venture Funding Hits All-Time High In First Half Of 2021, With $288B Invested

2. London fintech funding soars in first half of the year

3. Satellite imagery provider Planet going public via SPAC

4. Dataminr’s first ever acquisition is UK-based geovisualization platform WatchKeeper

5. AnyVision raises $235M for facial recognition tech

6. European challenger bank Bunq raises $228 million at $1.9 billion valuation

7. Outbrain, an adtech company that provides clickbait ads below news articles, raises $200 million ahead of its IPO

8. OnBoard, a cloud-based platform for boardroom meetings, closes $100M round

9. Mmhmm raises $100M, which is a fun thing to say to people who don’t follow tech

10. Tiger Global leads $34M investment into Unit21, a no-code fraud prevention platform

11. Magic Fund raises $30m for second fund, picks Payfazz CEO as partner

12. Osso VR raises $27 million to turn surgery into a video game

13. r2c raises $27M to scale its security-focused code analysis service

14. Juni, a ‘vertical’ neobank for e-commerce and online marketing companies, raises $21.5M

15. Lacuna raises $16 million in Series A to help cities manage mobility via digital twin

16. Real estate platform Casafari raises $15M to allow PE to buy single-family homes at scale

17. Localyze raises $12M for a SaaS that supports cross-border hiring and relocation

18. Raylo nabs $11.5M to get more mobile users to lease and reuse

19. WellSaid attracts $10M A round for higher quality synthetic speech

20. Opaque raises $9.5M seed to secure sensitive data in the cloud

21. DeFi investor platform Zerion raises $8.2 million Series A



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