Global Venture Capital Weekly Report | The latest valuation of Indian education unicorn Byju’s is about $ 8.2 billion; Gojek unveils the third batch of members of its accelerator program Gojek Xcelerate


Editor’s note: Weekly Venture Capital Weekly Report is a fixed column of 36 氪 International Venture Capital (ID: wow36krchuhai).We’ve compiled the top 5 news, boutique articles, and investment and financing events of this week.This week’s overseas news Top 5 Indian education unicorn Byju’s latest valuation is about $ 8.2 billion.According to Tech in Asia, the company’s valuation has reached about $ 8.2 billion as General Atlantic recently injected $ 200 million into Byju’s.SoftBank led a $ 150 million Series E funding round for FirstCry, an Indian mother and baby product retailer.36 氪 was informed that, according to foreign media Crunchbase news, India’s FirstCry completed a US $ 150 million round E financing and was invested by SoftBank.Premji Invest, a family fund owned by Indian software tycoon Azim Premji, led a $ 126 million Series F funding round from Iora Health, a US-based primary care clinic operator.According to ET, this round of financing will be mainly used to develop existing businesses, apply for EHR certification, and add new features to its technology platform, Chirp.Vezeeta, a Cairo digital healthcare startup, has raised $ 40 million in Series D funding.36 氪 was informed that, according to foreign media reports, Vezeeta recently completed a US $ 40 million Series D financing led by Gulf Capital of the UAE and Saudi Technology Ventures, an existing investor from Riyadh.Gojek announces the third batch of members of its accelerator program, Gojek Xcelerate.According to Tech in Asia, Gojek has selected nine retail startups in the fast moving consumer goods sector as its third batch of members.It is reported that Gojek Xcelerate focused on the vertical field of machine learning in the first issue, while the second issue focused on technology startups founded by women.Recommended articles in the overseas circle: Cross-border e-commerce upstream and downstream “war epidemic” Based on this, we interviewed sellers, cross-border e-commerce platforms and cross-border logistics service providers on cross-border e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asian and African markets to try to piece together the epidemicUnder the influence, the real cross-border e-commerce picture.Everyone admits that they are under pressure but more motivated.In this tug-of-war between cross-border e-commerce and the epidemic, spring may be coming.Paytm tests social e-commerce business According to local Indian media reports, Indian mobile payment platform Paytm has launched a new product called MyStore on its merchant page, or its first step to test social e-commerce.At present, Mystore has launched Paytm for its merchants-Paytm for Business.But this latest Paytm product is still in beta for several quarters and has not yet officially launched.From Netflix to accompany and deconstruct the Southeast Asian streaming media in 2016, Netflix moved to Southeast Asia.The Asian market is the fastest growing market for Netflix in the past two years.As of the third quarter of 2019, Netflix had 14.48 million subscribers in Asia, a growth rate of 150% compared to the first quarter of 2017.Despite sweeping 190 countries around the world, Netflix’s streaming video market in Southeast Asia is not one-size-fits-all.Rebel Foods, an Internet catering startup supported by Sequoia, Goldman Sachs, and Gojek, may become the next Indian unicorn. According to foreign media reports, Indian cloud kitchen Rebel Foods with a group of “star capital” plans to raise about 1-US $ 150 million.According to people familiar with the matter, after the end of the new financing round, Rebel Foods’ valuation is expected to reach $ 1 billion, becoming India’s new unicorn.Investment and financing eventsThe following are the investment and financing events worthy of attention this week: Indian medical data analysis company Innovaccer completed a $ 70 million Series C financing.According to Inc42, investors in this round of funding include Steadview, Tiger Global, Mubadala, and Microsoft’s venture fund M12.Pepperfry, the online furniture and home goods market in India, has raised $ 40 million in a new round of financing.According to Inc42, this round of financing was led by Indian company Pidilite Industries.The financing has not yet ended, and more investors may join in the future.Indian mobile marketing automation platform MoEngage completes $ 25 million in Series C funding.According to ET, this round of financing was led by Eight Roads Ventures and F-Prime Capital, with Matrix Partners and Ventureast participating.GGV Capital led the Indian online education platform Vedantu to complete a $ 24 million C + round.According to Techcrunch, this round of financing has increased the amount of Series C funding to $ 66 million.It is reported that Tiger Global led a $ 42 million Series C financing in Vedantu last August.To date, Vedantu has raised more than $ 80 million in total.Chaayos, an Indian tea e-commerce company, raised $ 21.5 million.According to ET, this round of financing was led by Silicon Valley-based Think Investments, with existing investors Tiger Global and SAIF Partners participating.Seven months after its establishment, Indian social e-commerce platform Simsim has raised $ 16 million.According to Techcrunch, Simsim raised $ 16 million from seed, Series A, and Series B funding, with the latest Series B funding of $ 8 million.The investors are Shunwei Capital, Accel Partners and Good Capital.Grab in Southeast Asia raised $ 30 million for its shared mobile app GrabWheels.According to DealStreetAsia, Grab has raised $ 30 million for GrabWheels from Taiwanese motorcycle manufacturer KYMCO.It is reported that this new funding for GrabWheels is also part of Grab’s ongoing Series A financing.GudangAda, Indonesia’s B2B platform, has completed an 8-figure seed round of financing.According to KrAsia, this round of funding was led by Indonesian venture capital firm Alpha JWC Ventures and early-stage Southeast Asian venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners. Temasek ’s Pavilion Capital participated.East Ventures leads Indonesian startup Greenly to complete seed round financing.Foreign media news, Indonesian restaurant retail startup Greenly has recently received a seed round of financing, the amount has not been announced.In addition to leading investor East Ventures, several angel investors also participated in this round of financing.Temasek, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, invested in New Zealand fintech company FNZ.According to DealStreetAsia, Temasek has invested in FNZ, New Zealand’s first unicorn fintech company, and the amount has not been disclosed.Okadoc, a Middle East-based online doctor appointment platform, has completed a $ 10 million Series A funding round.According to menabytes, both Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) and Ithmar Capital Partners participated in the round.The total investment raised by Okadoc has exceeded $ 12 million.Jordanian fintech company Liwwa completes $ 6 million fundraising.According to Menabytes, the investment was led by the Dutch Enterprise Development Bank FMO, with 500 Startups, Edgo VC, EFG-EV and Wamda Capital participating.In addition, Liwwa’s existing investors Bank al Etihad, DASH Ventures and Silicon Badia also participated in the round.According to the statement, Liuwa also raised $ 15 million in debt financing.African Nigerian fintech startup Aella Credit completes $ 10 million in debt financing.According to Techpoint, Aella Credit has received $ 10 million in debt financing from Singapore’s HQ financial Group.Kaszek Ventures, one of the largest investment funds in Latin America and Latin America, participated in the $ 8 million financing of Brazilian real estate technology company Docket.According to Contxto, investors participating in this round of financing also include Brazilian venture capital Canary, ONEVC, a seed round venture capital company based in Silicon Valley and Brazil, and Valor Capital, an investment group focused on the US and Brazil markets.It is reported that as of now, the company has raised a total of US $ 8.5 million.Other Israeli cybersecurity company Deep Instinct has completed a $ 43 million Series C financing.Israeli cybersecurity company Deep Instinct completed a $ 43 million Series C financing led by Millennium New Horizons, followed by London-based companies Unbound, South Korea’s LG Group and US Nvidia.So far, Deep Instinct has raised a total of USD 100 million.(Global Innovation Catcher) Israeli cybersecurity company Sixgill completes $ 15 million in Series A financing.According to TechCrunch, this round of financing was led by British fund REV Venture Partners and Portuguese fund Sonae IM, with Israeli fund Our Crowd, Israeli electronics industry company Elron, and Israeli fund Terra Venture Partners participating.Currently, Sixgill has raised a total of 20 million US dollars.Text | Du Jun @ 36 氪 出 图 | Visual China.

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