Chengtun Mining Group took part in Hithium’s $278m series B round while HubSpot Ventures contributed to Jasper’s $125m series A.

M&A Utmost, an Ireland-based workforce management service provider backed by staffing platform Workday, has been purchased by human resources management system provider Beeline for an undisclosed amount. Workday subsidiary Workday Ventures backed its last round, a $21m series B in May 2021 that took its total funding past $32m. Funding CompanyCompany descriptionSectorCountryRoundRound size($m)Deal dateInvestorsHithiumAdvanced battery manufacturerEnergy and Natural ResourcesChinaB27819/10/2022Chengtun Mining Group; Agricultural Bank of China (ABC International) (lead), Matrix Partners China, Fenghe Capital, Dayone CapitalJasperProvider of AI content creation softwareMediaUSA12518/10/2022HubSpot (HubSpot Ventures); Insight Partners (lead), Coatue, Bessemer Venture Partners, IVP, Foundation Capital, Founders Circle CapitalSwift NavigationGlobal navigation satellite system providerITUSD10018/10/2022SK (co-lead), Telus (Telus Ventures), Taiwan Mobile (TWM Venture), Schox Patent Group (Schox Venture Capital); Potentum Partners (co-lead), New Enterprise Associates, Eclipse Ventures, Epiq Capital Group, FM Capital, OVN Capital, Buckley Ventures, unnamed other investorsEnableCollaborative rebate software platformFinanceUSC9419/10/2022Schneider Electric (SE Ventures), Telstra (Telstra Ventures); Insight Partners (lead), Lightspeed Venture Partners, HarbourVest Partners, PSP Partners (PSP Growth), Norwest Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, unnamed othersNucleome TherapeuticsPrecision genetic medicine developerHealthcareUKA42.219/10/2022Merck Group (M Ventures) (lead), Johnson & Johnson (Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC), Pfizer (Pfizer Ventures); Oxford Science Enterprises, British Business Bank (British Patient Capital)LandisRenter-focused home purchasing platformServicesUSB4018/10/2022Alphabet (GV) (lead), Roc Nation (Arrive), National Association of Realtors (Second Century Ventures); Sequoia Capital, Operator Partners, Signia Ventures, Team Builder VenturesAnokionAutoimmune disease therapy developerHealthcareUSN/A3518/10/2022Pfizer (Pfizer Breakthrough Growth Initiative)Inbound HealthHome nursing service providerHealthcareUSN/A2018/10/2022Allina Health; Flare Capital PartnersBolsterAutomated digital risk protection platformITUSN/A1518/10/2022Liberty Global (Liberty Global Ventures) (co-lead); Cervin Ventures (co-lead), Cheyenne Ventures (co-lead), Thomvest Ventures, Crosslink CapitalPartipostInfluencer marketing and commerce platformMediaSingaporeN/A719/10/2022Cathay Financial Holding (Cathay Venture), Taiwan Mobile; iGlobe Partners (lead), Temasek (Pavilion Capital), Quest VenturesWeb3 BuildersSmart contract and NFT security platformITUSSeed718/10/2022OpenSea (OpenSea Ventures); Road Capital, Sparkle Ventures, Picus Capital, Acme, TTV, G20 Ventures, Global Founders Capital, Haven VenturesLumiq Data analytics software platformITIndiaA5.419/10/2022InfoEdge (lead); Season Two Ventures, RedStart LabsOtonomi Digital cargo insurance providerFinancialUSN/A3.419/10/2022Bering Waters, Greenlight Capital Re (Greenlight Re Innovations); ATX Ventures (lead), GSR Ventures, Punja.VC, Altari Ventures, Soundboard Venture Fund, Blackhorn VC, Refashiond VenturesMother SparshBabycare product brandConsumerIndiaB1.619/10/2022ITCSnowball WealthMobile debt payment appFinancialUSN/A1.618/10/2022Bumble (Bumble Fund), Alphabet (Google for Startups); Ulu Ventures, The Community Fund, Goodwater Capital, Rafael Garcia, Eliana Murillo, Shivani SiroyaFarmSeeAI technology developer for the swine industry IndustrialIsraelN/AN/A19/10/2022Munters GroupContentBotAI content generator for marketingMediaIndiaN/AN/A19/10/2022LianLianVolare FinanceWeb3 protocol for crypto marketsFinancialUSSeedN/A18/10/2022GSR, Huobi (Huobi Ventures); Master Ventures (MVIM), Arrington XRP Capital, Spark Digital CapitalMycoWorksMycelium material providerIndustrialUSN/AN/A19/10/2022General Motors (GM Ventures)

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Edison Fu

Edison Fu is a reporter and Asia liaison at Global Corporate Venturing.