News round up 29 January 2018
Posted on 29 January, 2018 by Thierry Heles, editor
A round up of all the latest news on www.globalgovernmentventuring.com for our subscribers.
The Singapore state-owned investor says it is well placed to take advantage of India’s vibrant startup scene.
The International Finance Corporation and European Investment Bank have put their weight behind Partech Africa, which has now secured more than $70m in funding towards its $123m target.
Singaporean government-backed Carousell was previously reported to have secured between $70m and $80m in its series C round, but financial documents now put the figure at $45.3m.
Investors in the Aberdeen-based oil-exploration firm also include Norway’s Statoil.
Singapore’s Temasek and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan took part in the round.
Temasek subsidiary Vertex Ventures was among the Israeli firm’s backers.
The cybersecurity firm has been acquired by Amazon’s cloud business.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has bought secondary shares in the renewable energy developer, which is backed by corporate JV Jera.
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