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Naspers is in talks to invest in Southeast Asia’s Carousell – TechCrunch

Naspers is in talks to invest in Southeast Asia’s Carousell – TechCrunch Naspers, the South Africa-based firm that famously backed Chinese giant Tencent in its infancy, is in talks to invest in Singapore-based startup Carousell, according to two sources with knowledge of discussions. Carousell offers a mobile app that combines …

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500 Startups takes strategic investment from Abu Dhabi Financial Group – TechCrunch

500 Startups, the U.S.-headquartered VC firm hit by scandal last year after co-founder Dave McClure resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct, has announced an unconventional deal that sees Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG) take a stake in its parent company. It is normal for VC firms to work closely with …

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