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India’s leading escooter player Ola Electric raises $385 Mn
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India’s leading escooter player Ola Electric raises $385 Mn

Bengaluru, 27th Oct 2023: Ola Electric, a leading player in the electric vehicle (EV) industry, has recently secured an impressive funding amount of Rs 3,200 crore. This substantial investment comes from prominent investors, including Temasek and State Bank of India (SBI). In an official statement, Ola Electric proudly announced the successful conclusion of this funding round, led by Temasek and SBI. The company plans to allocate these funds towards the expansion of its EV business, as well as the establishment of India's inaugural lithium-ion cell manufacturing facility. This facility will be situated in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu. Looking forward, the Bangalore-based firm is eager to accelerate its growth trajectory in the EV market. Ola Electric aims to achieve this by ramping up it...
Info Edge Ventures gets $50 Million Commitment from Temasek
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Info Edge Ventures gets $50 Million Commitment from Temasek

New Delhi, Dec 18th, 2020: Info Edge Ventures said China based Temasek committed about USD 50 million to the fund. Info Edge Ventures is a $100 early-stage venture capital fund backed by Info Edge, parent company of Naukri.com. The fund was launched in January this year. "Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore, has committed about USD 50 million to the fund, which will continue to explore India-focused opportunities enabled by technology," a statement said. Since its establishment, the fund has already invested in nine early stage startups in e-commerce, digital media, fintech, edtech, healthtech, gaming and SaaS segments.  These companies include DotPe, Bulbul, Qyuki, Fanclash, Truemeds, Rusk Media, FirstHive, Polymerize and Udayy. "We are del...
Infosys Partners with Temasek, Acquires 60% Stake in Trusted Source
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Infosys Partners with Temasek, Acquires 60% Stake in Trusted Source

Indian software service exporter Infosys Ltd has partnered with Singapore state investment firm Temasek Holdings for the purpose of accelerating up its Southeast Asia operations and strengthen its skills in the emerging technology space mainly in artificial intelligence. Both the companies will acquire a stake in Singapore-based Trusted Source Pte Ltd. Infosys will be acquiring a 60% stake in the company while Temasek Holdings will take over the remaining. Trusted Source is at present a wholly owned unit of Temasek. The company offers IT services to the investment firm and other clients. The amount of the deal is expected to be around 12 million Singapore dollars ($8.7 million). The amount will exclude adjustments for working capital, cash and net debt on closing. The deal is expecte...
Temasek and Ascendas-Singbridge to Invest 2000 Crore in India
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Temasek and Ascendas-Singbridge to Invest 2000 Crore in India

Global Investment Company Temasek and Singapore's Ascendas-Singbridge are looking forward to investing Rs. 2000 crore in India's industrial real estate and logistics sector. It is interesting to note that Ascendas-Singbridge has launched an "Ascendas India Logistics Programme" which has Temasek as its principal investor. Speaking of the latest development, Ascendas said in its official statement, Temasek and Ascendas-Singbridge Group have jointly committed Rs 20 billion (approx Singapore dollar 400 million) to invest in logistics and industrial real estate in key locations in India. The investment strategy for the programme will be executed by "Ascendas-Firstspace" which is a platform established by Ascendas-Singbridge and Firstspace Realty in 2017. Interestingly, India's indust...
Temasek’s Vertex Closes $210 Mn Fund For Southeast Asia, India
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Temasek’s Vertex Closes $210 Mn Fund For Southeast Asia, India

Vertex Ventures, the venture capital arm of Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings, said it has raised a $210 million fund to invest in southeast Asian and Indian startups, exceeding its original target size of $150 million. Vertex plans to continue its strategy of investing in early-stage technology companies in southeast Asia and India across enterprise technology, financial technology and consumer internet, it said in a statement. Vertex was an early investor in ride-hailing firm Grab. In July, Grab announced a $2.5 billion fundraising round, which a source said values it at $6 billion. ALSO READ Yahoo Says All 3 Bn Accounts Hacked In 2013 Data Theft       Indian Government Makes Changes in GST, Relief to SMEs and Exporters   Ve...
Bicycle Sharing Startup Mobike Gets Funding From Temasek, Others
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Bicycle Sharing Startup Mobike Gets Funding From Temasek, Others

Chinese bicycle-sharing startup Mobike said on Monday it has raised funding in a new round led by Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] and hedge fund Hillhouse Capital, bringing its total new funding in 2017 to more than $300 million. The Shanghai-founded startup said last month it raised $215 million from a range of investors including Tencent Holdings Ltd, Warburg Pincus LLC and Chinese travel firm Ctrip.com International Ltd. Mobike also announced an undisclosed investment from Foxconn last month, in a bid to double the number of bikes it produced last year to 10 million in 2017. A spokesman for the startup declined to confirm the amount of the most recent investment. Mobike has not shared its valuation. Mobike allows users to find, ride and pay for company bic...
InnoVen Capital Invests $20 Million in 15 Deals
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InnoVen Capital Invests $20 Million in 15 Deals

ANI- Asia's leading venture debt and specialty lending business InnoVen Capital has announced deals funded in the second quarter for FY17. The company has provided venture debt worth over $20 million in 15 deals across new clients on-boarded and existing portfolio companies that have exhibited strong performance. Among the new clients that InnoVen Capital has added to its growing portfolio are: OYO Rooms - Indian hotel brand that owns and operates as well as aggregates standardized hotel rooms, RAW Pressery - fresh cold pressed juices, and Rentomojo - online furniture rental platform. Between July and September this year, InnoVen as a platform has also closed its first two cross-border deals with Capillary Technologies and Simplilearn, in order to cater to their global aspirations an...
CarTrade.com raises Rs950 crore investment
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CarTrade.com raises Rs950 crore investment

Mumbai: Cartrade.com, an online auto classifieds company also known as MXC solutions Pvt. Ltd  has raised Rs.950 crore funding led by Singapore-based investment firm Temasek and March Capital, with participation from existing investor Warburg Pincus. The company had raised $30 million in 2014 from a group of investors that included Tiger Global, Warburg and Canaan Partners. The company  was founded in 2009 by Vinay Sanghi. Earlier it had raised $30 million from Tiger Global, Warburg and Canaan Partners. The funding will use to expand its offerings for users and dealers. The company will be looking at a few more acquisitions to strengthen its position in the market. The company operated only on the space of used cars until in November 2015 it acquired Carwale to enter into the new cars s...