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Cathay Cartech Fund Invests in Innovative Used Car Platform YouCKU

11.19.2020Portfolio News

ZenBusiness snags $55M Series B for its incorporation and growth platform for micro businesses

11.19.2020Portfolio News

FirstVet Is All Paws In For American Expansion Following $35M Round

11.10.2020Portfolio News

Hong Kong insurtech startup Coherent gets $14 million Series A led by Cathay Innovation

11.10.2020Portfolio News

Peek: Travel Companies That Are Thriving Amid the Pandemic

11.03.2020Cathay News

Cathay Innovation Ranks #40 on The VCJ 50: Venture Capital’s Heavy Hitters

10.29.2020Portfolio News

Skan raises $14 million to automate repetitive business processes with computer vision

10.15.2020Portfolio News

Spain’s Savana Medica raises $15 million to bring to the US its AI toolkit turning clinical notes into care insights

09.18.2020Portfolio News

Chime is now worth $14.5 billion, surging past Robinhood as the most valuable U.S. consumer fintech

09.10.2020Portfolio News

Climate change insurance startup Descartes Underwriting raises $18.5 million for its US expansion

07.23.2020Portfolio News

Sidecar Health raises $20 million to help users shop for health service


Cathay Innovation leads the new financing round of Cloudpick, to fully digitalize in-store retail distribution through AI


Alkemics the supplier-retailer collaboration platform raises €21M as online grocery sales soar

06.10.2020Cathay News

Denis Barrier (Cathay Innovation): Cathay Capital invests in environmental projects

06.09.2020Cathay News

SANOFI invests in the Cathay Innovation venture capital fund


Sanofi joins hands with Cathay Innovation to access transformative innovation in healthcare technology


Cathay Smart Energy Fund Completes First Closing to Fight Against Climate Change and Support Innovative Carbon Neutral Energy Solutions


MEDWING closes €28M in financing to accelerate healthcare system digitalization

05.25.2020Portfolio News

Cathay Innovation’s first investment in Germany is healthcare startup Medwing

05.22.2020Cathay News

Cathay Innovations Raises $550 Million in Second Round Funding

05.14.2020Cathay News

Cathay Capital Raises $1.4 Billion in Private Investment Funds

05.14.2020Cathay News

Cathay Innovation raises $550M for its second global VC fund

05.14.2020Cathay News

Cathay Innovation Says Positive Impact Investing Will Help World Recover

05.14.2020Cathay News

VC Daily: Some Comfort for PPP Applicants; Cathay Capital Reloads; Startups Roll Out Contact-Tracing Apps


Cathay Capital raises €1.3 billion to support entrepreneurs

05.12.2020Cathay News

Cathay Innovation raises $550m for second fund, opens first SE Asia office

05.12.2020Cathay News

Cathay Innovation raises US$550M for second fund, will continue investing in SEA

05.07.2020Portfolio News

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck health startup Owkin used to raise funding from top VCs to fight the coronavirus

04.24.2020Portfolio News

Insurtech Startup Axinan Closes Series A+ with $16 Mn

04.20.2020Portfolio News

‘Banking in America is broken:’ The CEO of $5.8 billion challenger bank Chime wants to put the customer first during the coronavirus crisis


Cathay Capital launches its insight-sharing platform Cathay Connect & Consult to link corporates and entrepreneurs across continents


Waytous, the leader of unmanned intelligent mines, completed A2 round of financing and aims towards a global development with the Support of Cathay Cartech Fund


The Cathay Smart Energy Fund invests in the industrial IoT solutions provider ALLSENSE Technology

02.04.2020Portfolio News

Serena, Obvious Ventures Invest In This Clinical Trial Marketplace’s $14M Series A

01.17.2020Portfolio News

Chime CEO Chris Britt on teaming up with NBA’s Dallas Mavericks

12.30.2019Cathay News

2019 Africa Roundup: Jumia IPOs, China goes digital, Nigeria becomes fintech capital

12.19.2019Portfolio News

Spain’s Glovo grabs $166M Series E for its ‘deliver anything’ app

12.05.2019Portfolio News

Digital bank Chime quadruples valuation in less than a year to $5.8 billion as it takes on megabanks

12.05.2019Portfolio News


12.05.2019Portfolio News

Digital bank Chime quadruples valuation in less than a year to $5.8 billion as it takes on megabanks

12.03.2019Cathay News

Which Insurtech Distribution Model Gets It Right?

12.02.2019Portfolio News

Singapore App-Lending Startup Scores $500 Million Valuation

11.27.2019Portfolio News

Ontruck acquires digital freight forwarding platform Briver from Wtransnet, consolidating market position in Spain

11.18.2019Portfolio News

Heetch adds $4M to its Series B round

11.12.2019Portfolio News

Cathay Innovation a investi dans Pinduoduo, le nouveau poids lourd du e-commerce chinois

11.08.2019Cathay News

AfricInvest & Cathay tie in new LP

11.01.2019Cathay News

L’Oréal commits to Cathay PE’s second innovation fund

11.01.2019Cathay News

Cathay Innovation expands presence in europe as it seeks second fund

10.24.2019Cathay News

L’Oreal Invests In Cathay Innovation Fund To Develop Tech Startups in China


L’Oréal invests in global venture capital fund Cathay Innovation to develop beauty tech startups in China

10.06.2019Portfolio News

Longliv invests $5m in microbiome co DayTwo


DayTwo announces strategic investment by Longliv Ventures, a member of CK Hutchison Holdings Group, Cathay Innovation and Samsung NEXT

10.01.2019Portfolio News

Intérim : Iziwork lève 12 millions d’euros pour se déployer

10.01.2019Portfolio News

Intérim : Iziwork lève 12 millions d’euros pour se déployer


iziwork becomes the leading temporary staffing platform in France and raises 12 million euros, 1 year after its launch

09.26.2019Portfolio News

Terminal raises $17M led by 8VC to source and build remote teams of engineers

09.24.2019Portfolio News

Fundbox raises $176 million Series C to build ‘Visa’ for B2B payments

09.12.2019Portfolio News

Trifacta Raises $100 Million to Support Explosive Growth of Data Wrangling for AI and the Cloud

09.12.2019Portfolio News

Fast growing Bay Area data startup wrangles $100 million in funding

09.06.2019Cathay News

JUUL, Startup Growth, And Who Is Investing For The Long-Term

09.04.2019Portfolio News

Chime Reaches 5M Accounts As Rival Acorns Reaches 6.2M

08.23.2019Portfolio News

The path to the next billion internet users is through feature phones

07.25.2019Portfolio News

Cathay Innovation Leads Series B Round In Chinese Kindergarten Operator

07.23.2019Portfolio News

WhatsApp arrives on Nokia 8110 and other KaiOS smart feature phones

07.16.2019Portfolio News

Fintech startup Curve raises USD55m

06.27.2019Portfolio News

Cathay Innovation leads Laiye’s $35M round to bet on Chinese enterprise IT

06.21.2019Portfolio News

Orange and KaiOS Technologies reinforce their partnership to close Africa’s digital divide through Series B funding

06.20.2019Cathay News

Biotech Investors Are Flocking to Paris

06.19.2019Cathay News

Cathay Innovatoin hits €320m first close for Fund II


Cathay Innovation launches its second venture capital fund to act as the trusted global expansion partner of entrepreneur

06.18.2019Cathay News

Cathay catches $358m for ccorporate-backed fund

06.18.2019Cathay News

Cathay Capital’s venture affiliate seeks €500m for latest fund

06.18.2019Cathay News

Who is Cathay Innovation, at the origin of a second fund of 320 million euros?

06.17.2019Portfolio News

Exclusive: Peek Could Be North America’s Next Travel Unicorn

06.13.2019Portfolio News

How China’s first autonomous driving unicorn Momenta hunts for data

05.29.2019Cathay News

Fintech Used To Be A Local Game. Today It Can Be Global


KaiOS Technologies Secures $50 Million of Series B Funding to Connect the Next Billion People

05.22.2019Portfolio News

KaiOS raises $50M, hits 100M handsets powered by its feature phone OS

05.08.2019Portfolio News

Heetch raises $38M to take on Uber in French-speaking countries

05.02.2019Cathay News

Africa Roundup: Jumia’s IPO, DHL launches Africa e-Shop, Cathay’s $168M VC fund, ConnectMed acquired

04.30.2019Portfolio News

Glovo, the on-demand ‘deliver anything’ local app, raises $169M Series D

04.24.2019Portfolio News

Location de voitures entre particuliers: Drivy se vend à la start-up américaine Getaround


Cathay Innovation’s portfolio company Drivy acquired by Getaround to form the global carsharing leader

04.24.2019Portfolio News

Car-Sharing Startup Getaround Drives Into Europe

04.12.2019Cathay News

Venture capital funds are starting to make bigger bets on African startups

04.12.2019Portfolio News

Getaround acquires European car rental platform Drivy for $300M


AfricInvest and Cathay Innovation join forces to launch the leading Pan-African Venture Fund

04.10.2019Cathay News

Cathay Innovation and AfricInvest to raise $168M Africa VC fund

04.09.2019Portfolio News

Connecting African Entrepreneurs to the world with the first Pan-African Venture Capital Fund

03.07.2019Portfolio News

Owkin Closes A New Venture Round Led By F-Prime Capital And Eight Roads Ventures

03.06.2019Portfolio News

Pinduoduo sold RMB 65 billion in goods from anti-poverty program in 2018

03.05.2019Portfolio News

Online bank Chime now valued at $1.5 billion after new funding round

03.05.2019Portfolio News

Chime Raises $200 Million At $1.5 Billion Valuation

02.28.2019Portfolio News

Trifacta Triples User Base And More Than Doubles Cloud-Based Revenue in 2018

02.07.2019Portfolio News

DataSine raises $5.2M led by Pentech and Propel for its AI content-marketing platform

02.06.2019Portfolio News

Chime recognized by 11:FS as the winner in the US Disruptor category

02.06.2019Portfolio News

Meet the start-up bank with millions of customers trying to disrupt the ‘adversarial’ American banking system

02.04.2019Portfolio News

Chime is among the top seven most promising personal finance companies on Forbes 2019 Fintech 50 list

02.01.2019Portfolio News

Denis Barrier sat down with Technotopia’s John Biggs to discuss his outlook on the future of global innovation


Cathay CarTech completes funding round for world leader in 3D sensing systems UPhoton


FINALCAD raises $40M to digitise the construction industry

12.12.2018Portfolio News

Finalcad, the mobile platform for the construction industry, raises $40M Series C

11.20.2018Portfolio News

The ‘Neo-Banks’ Are Finally Having Their Moment

11.14.2018Portfolio News

Satellites, Big Data Help U.S. Spy on Smugglers of Iranian Oil

11.01.2018Portfolio News

Kayrros’ technology highlighted as helping U.S. find smugglers of Iranian oil

10.25.2018Portfolio News

New Partnership with Groupon Brings Thousands of Peek’s Bookable Activities to Groupon’s Marketplace

10.18.2018Portfolio News

Chinese Autonomous Driving Firm Momenta Raises New Round At Unicorn Valuation


Autonomous driving company Momenta completes a new round of financing and reaches Unicorn status

10.18.2018Portfolio News

Momenta claims China’s first self-driving unicorn title after new round of funding


Luxury brand Group Shopal completes Series B+ financing round of RMB 200 million

10.08.2018Portfolio News

Satellites Aid the Chase for Better Information on Oil Supplies

09.28.2018Portfolio News

Announcing General Availability of Google Cloud Dataprep by Trifacta

09.18.2018Portfolio News

Kayrros Secures $24M in Series B Funding to Expand Energy Market Penetration


Kayrros Secures $24M in Series B Funding to Expand Energy Market Penetration

09.03.2018Portfolio News

Website builder Strikingly raises $10M Series A+ to continue growth in China


Cathay Innovation invests in website and mini-program editor SXL

07.27.2018Portfolio News

Pinduoduo stock soars in debut as IPO fever rolls on


Official listing on Nasdaq of Cathay Innovation’s portfolio company Pinduoduo for a market value of USD 24b

07.18.2018Portfolio News

Barcelona-based Glovo secures €115 million Series C funding to strengthen its international growth


Alex Lazarow Joins Cathay Innovation as Director in San Francisco Office

06.19.2018Portfolio News

Peek raises $23M and inks partnership with Google in push to digitize travel activities

05.30.2018Portfolio News

OnTruck picks up €25M Series B for its haulage tech platform

05.15.2018Portfolio News

La Blockchain, c’est la quatrième révolution industrielle!


Heetch raises $38 million to accelerate its expansion in France and French-speaking Africa

04.21.2018Portfolio News

Alibaba’s Worst Nightmare: Pinduoduo Becoming the No.1 E-commerce App in China


Cathay Capital launches its Smart Energy Fund with founding partners Total and Hubei High Tech

01.18.2018Portfolio News

Ledger raises another $75 million to become the leader in cryptocurrency hardware wallets

01.16.2018Portfolio News

OWKIN raises $ 11 million to harness artificial intelligence for medical researc

12.15.2017Portfolio News

Orange Takes Part in $11 Million Funding Round For FollowAnalytics

10.16.2017Portfolio News

Cathay Capital Fund Leads Series B2 Round In Chinese Autonomous Driving Tech Firm Momenta

10.04.2017Portfolio News

European on-demand delivery startup Glovo raises €30 million Series B

09.27.2017Portfolio News

Chime raises $18 million for mobile banking without the fees

08.21.2017Portfolio News

Cathay Innovation Leads $15M Round In Chinese Men’s Fashion Start-Up MagMode


Cathay Innovation Raises $320 Million Inaugural Fund to Invest in Early Growth Technology Startups

06.29.2017Cathay News

Large French groups join forces with Chinese tech entrepreneurs


Record fundraising for Cathay Innovation’s first fund


Cathay Innovation invests in Lechebang, to participate in the Chinese car aftermarket opportunity

04.17.2017Portfolio News

Ex-Google Engineer Builds $1.5 Billion Startup in 21 Month


Cathay Capital deploys Innovation Fund to Ifchange


Cathay Innovation supports the growth of FollowAnalytics

02.24.2016Portfolio News

This Stanford physicist quit academia to help companies like Pepsi sell more soda


Quantifind Secures $30 Million Funding Round


Cathay Innovation makes first US investment: Trifacta

01.03.2016Cathay News

The Franco-Chinese digital alliance takes action

06.30.2015Portfolio News

Top 5 most popular apps for Chinese women


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