Z Holdings’ Z Venture Capital subsidiary took part in interactive generative AI platform Wrtn’s $11.8m series A round.

Wrtn team


Luko, a French home insurance provider backed by mobile phone network Orange, has been acquired by insurer Admiral Group, for an undisclosed amount. The company had raised nearly $85m as of a $60m series B round in 2020.


IAG Firemark Ventures, the corporate venturing arm of Australian insurer IAG, has formed a ClimateTech Insurance joint collaboration, having partnered with venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners and accelerator operator Margalit Startup City New York. The initiative will help insurers achieve sustainability goals by working with climate technology startups.


South Korean interactive generative artificial intelligence platform Wrtn Technologies has raised ₩15bn ($11.8m) in series A funding from Z Venture Capital, the corporate venturing subsidiary of holding company Z Holdings. Capstone Partners led the round, which included Woori Financial Group’s Woori Venture Partners unit, Korea Development Bank, KEB Hana Bank, Hana Securities and KB Securities.

Company Company description Sector Country Round Round size ($m) Deal date Corporate investors Other investors
Wrtn Technologies Interactive generation AI platform IT South Korea A 11.6 19/06/2023 Z Holdings (Z Venture Capital) Capstone Partners (lead), Woori Financial Group (Woori Venture Partners), Korea Development Bank, KEB Hana Bank, Hana Securities, KB Securities
DTE AI-based metal production predictive process control platform Industrial Iceland A2 10 19/06/2023 Novelis Metaplanet,  European Innovation Council Fund, Chrysalix Venture Capital, Brunnur Ventures
Anique NFT-equipped anime and manga character IP platform Financial Japan A 4.3 10/06/2023 Mixi, Toppa Printing W, Carta Ventures, Kasagi Labo
Concordia Cryptocurrency-focused risk and collateral management protocol IT British Virgin Islands Seed  4 16/06/2023 Kraken (Kraken Ventures) (co-lead), Credit Saison (Saison Capital) Tribe Capital (co-lead), Cypher Capital
Tagboard Brand-focused social media content platform Media US N/A 4 13/06/2023 National Basketball Association (NBA Equity) Blue Star Innovation, Ryan Sports Ventures, Greg Norman Group, Singularity Capital
Informetis AI-equipped power analysis technology developer Energy and Natural Resources Japan N/A 3.5 19/06/2023 Itochu (Itochu Enex), TIS Japan Investment Adviser
GlassDollar Startup-driven innovation technology marketplace Consumer Germany N/A 2.1 19/06/2023 APX High-Tech Grunderfonds (lead), Stefan Gross-Selbeck, Sigmar Gabriel, Gregor Stühler, Christian Lindener, Gleb Tritus, Miriam Wohlfarth, Alexander Tschirnhaus, Sascha Menges, Philipp Willigmann, Ole Tillmann, Michael Jäger, Kerim Galal, David Majert, Sascha Weiler
Nabla Mobility Aviation industry’s decarbonisation technology developer Energy and Natural Resources Japan Pre-A <1 ($705,000) 19/06/2023 Itochu (Itochu Technology Ventures), Mitsubishi UFJ (Mitsubishi UFJ Capital), Boeing DNX Ventures, Incubate Fund, unnamed private investors
Roslin Technologies Stem cell-based cultivated meat developer Consumer UK N/A N/A 19/06/2023 Ayala Corp (The ACTIVE Fund) N/A
Taiko Ethereum virtual machine developer IT US N/A N/A 16/06/2023 OKX (OKX Ventures) N/A
Wota Water infrastructure system provider Industrial Japan B N/A 19/06/2023 Swing Corporation, Daiki Axis, Metawater, Takasago Thermal Engineering, Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL Plus), Kyoritsu Holdings, Quantum, San-Ai Oil, ShinMaywa, Sekisui Chemical, Dentsu (Dentsu Ventures), Maezawa Industries, Mitsubishi (Mitsubishi Kakoki), Watanabe Pipe, Kitaoka Group, YCP Holdings, Kobayashi Holdings Development Bank of Japan, Yusaku Maezawa, Japan Green Investment Corp. for Carbon Neutrality, Mitsubishi UFJ (Mitsubishi UFJ Capital), Sumitomo Mitusi Financial Group (SMBC Nikko Securities), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Hachijuni Bank (Hachijuni Investment/Hachijuni Sustainability Fund 1), Iyo Bank (Iyogin Capital), NCB (NCB Venture Capital), Ehime Bank (Setouchi SDGs Fund), Ocean Lease (Kogin Regional Fund 2), Tomony Holdings (Community and Tomoni Fund 1), Hokuhoku Capital (Hokuhoku Innovation Co-creation Fund 1), Yamanashi Chugin Management Consulting (Yamanashi Chugin SDGs Fund), Bank of Iwate (Iwate New Business Creation Fund 2)

Deals from June so far

Company name Company description Sector Country Round Round size ($m) Deal date CVC Investors Other Investors
Octave Behavioural healthcare provider Healthcare US C 52 16/06/2023 Cigna (Cigna Ventures) (co-lead), Novo Nordisk (Novo Holdings) (co-lead) Avidity Partners (co-lead), Health Velocity Capital, Greycroft Partners, Felicis Ventures, Company Ventures, Obvious Ventures
Bit2Me Cryptocurrency accounting technology provider Financial Spain N/A 15.3 15/06/2023 Telefonica (Telefónica Ventures) Investcorp (lead), Stratminds VC, Adaverse, Gabby Dizon, Yield Guild Games (YGG Fund)
Reask  Natural hazard risk data aggregator Financial Australia Seed 4.6 15/06/2023 Tencent Mastry Ventures (co-lead), Collaborative Fund (co-lead), Macdoch Venture, SV Angel, Hawktail
Intuition Decentralised infrastructure provider IT US (Puerto Rico) Seed 4 16/06/2023 Matrixport (Matrixport Ventures), Polygon (Polygon Ventures), ConsenSys Superscrypt.  Shima Capital, Avon Ventures, WW Ventures
Eze Electronic wholesaler-focused B2B marketplace Services US Seed 3.7 15/06/2023 Itochu Y Combinator, Right Side Capital, C2 Ventures, Boro Capital, EVPI Investments, Jack Greco
Commonplace Citizen engagement platform Services UK N/A 2.6 16/06/2023 Grosvenor Property UK Beringea (lead), The Conduit Impact Fund, Concrete Ventures, OION (Oxford Innovation Finance), Foundation Ventures
iUGO Connected vehicles and mobility Transport Turkey N/A  1 15/06/2023 Otokoç Otomotiv n/A
Snowplow  AI-ready customer behavioural data IT US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Databricks (Databricks Ventures) N/A
Lovelytics Data engineering and business intelligence consultancy IT US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Databricks (Databricks Ventures) Interlock Equity Invest
Praxis Labs VR immersive learning platform Media US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Accenture (Accenture Ventures) N/A
Arena  Robotic strength training and rehabilitation devices Industrial US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Atlanta Hawks (Hawks Ventures) N/A
Carro  Used car marketplace Transport UK N/A N/A 16/06/2023 Jardine Cycle & Carriage N/A
6K Sustainable manufacturing platform Industrial US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Stellantis (Stellantis Ventures) N/A
Beweelsociety Connected e-bikes app Transport France N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Stellantis (Stellantis Ventures) N/A
NetZero Carbon removal by turning agriculture residues into biochar Industrial US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Stellantis (Stellantis Ventures) N/A
Nauto AI and computer vision technology for safer driving IT  US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Stellantis (Stellantis Ventures) N/A
Trails Offroad Digital library of detailed offroad trail guides Media US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Stellantis (Stellantis Ventures) N/A
Viaduct AI vehicle analytics for quality and maintenance Transport US N/A N/A 15/06/2023 Stellantis (Stellantis Ventures) N/A
Eavor Technologies Scalable geothermal closed-loop technology Energy & Natural Resources Canada B N/A 15/06/2023 OMV N/A
Omnevue (formerly ESGgen) ESG accounting platform IT UK Seed 3.1 15/06/2023 CaixaBank/Global Payments/Ingenico (Zone2boost) Elbow Beach Capital (co-lead), Pi Labs (co-lead), unnamed angel investors

Company name Company description Sector Country Round Round size ($m) Deal date CVC Investors Other Investors
The Independents Luxury brand-focused marketing and communications group Consumer France N/A 400 06/06/2023 FL Entertainment TowerBrook Capital Partners
Cohere Enterprise data-secure AI language platform IT Canada C 270 06/08/2023 Nvidia, Oracle, Salesforce (Salesforce Ventures), Deutsche Telekom (DTCP), SentinelOne Inovia Capital (lead), Mirae Asset, Schroders Capital, Thomvest Ventures, Index Ventures
Upstream Bio Inflammation therapy developer Healthcare US B 200 06/08/2023 Access Industries (Access Biotechnology) Enavate Sciences (co-lead), Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners (co-lead), Bain Capital Life Sciences, Wellington Management, OrbiMed, Decheng Capital, Altshuler Shaham Provident Funds, TCG X, HBM Healthcare Investments, Omega Funds, Samsara BioCapital
The Real Pet Food Company Fresh chilled pet food Consumer Australia N/A 161.2 06/01/2023 New Hope Group Temasek, PE Hosen Capital
Amogy Ammonia power technology developer Energy and Natural Resources US B 150 (updated) 06/06/2023 Mitsubishi Corp (Marunouchi Climate Tech Growth Fund/Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America), Synergy Marine, SK (SK Innovation), Korea Zinc, Saudi Aramco (Aramco Ventures), Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL Plus), Yanmar (Yanmar Ventures), Zeon Corp (Zeon Ventures), Anglo American Platinum (AP Ventures) Temasek, DCVC
Bitterroot Bio Cardiovascular immunotherapy developer Healthcare US A 145 06/07/2023 Alphabet (GV), Koch (Koch Disruptive Technologies), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (Alexandria Venture Investments) Arch Venture Partners (co-lead), Deerfield Management (co-lead), unnamed others
Xinhua Semiconductor material manufacturer IT China B 141 06/07/2023 China National Building Material (CNBM New Materials Fund) China Construction Bank (CCB Investment), Shanghai Pudong Innotek Capital, Chengdu Science & Technology Innovation Investment Group, CRCC Transformation and Upgrade Fund, Oriza Rivertown Capital, Yuhai Capital, Hudson Capital
Eagle Eye Networks AI-equipped cloud video surveillance platform IT US N/A 100 06/07/2023 Secom N/A
Brivo Cloud-based access control tool provider IT US N/A 92 06/07/2023 Secom N/A
Kongsberg Digital Holding  Heavy asset industry-focused digitalisation subsidiary of conglomerate Kongsberg Industrial Norway N/A 90 06/01/2023 Shell (Shell Ventures) N/A
Synthesia AI video creation platform IT UK C 90 13/06/2023 Nvidia (Nventures), Alphabet (GV) Accel (lead), Kleiner Perkins, Firstmark Capital, Alex Wang, Olivier Pomel, Amjad Massad
Katop Lithium-ion battery developer Energy & Natural Resources China N/A 80.7 06/07/2023 BYD, Highpower Technology, Amperex Technology, Cnano Technology State Power Investment Corporation
Mozart Therapeutics Autoimmune and inflammatory disease therapy developer Healthcare US A 80 06/07/2023 Pfizer (Pfizer Ventures), AbbVie (AbbVie Ventures), Ono Pharmaceutical (Ono Venture Investment), Eli Lilly & Company, Merck & Co (MRL Ventures Fund), Bayer (Leaps by Bayer), Alexandria Real Estate Equities (Alexandria Venture Investments), UMPC (UPMC Enterprises) Arch Venture Partners, Sofinnova Partners, Altitude Life Science Ventures
Red 6 Augmented reality technology developer Media US B 70 06/02/2023 Boeing/AE Industrial Partners (AEI Horizon X Fund), Lockheed Martin (Lockheed Martin Ventures), Walt Disney (Disney Accelerator Investments) RedBird Capital Partners (lead), Alpha Edison, Washington Harbour Partners, M-Cor Holdings, Moonshots Capital, Irongate, State of Florida Opportunity Fund, Alumni Ventures, Alliance Holdings, Alcazar Capital, Downey Labs, British Business Bank (National Security Strategic Investment Fund)
PCG Power Distributed photovoltaic generation system provider Energy and Natural Resources China A+ 69.8 6/14/2023 Sunwoda Electronics, Yuneng Technology, SenseTime Group (Sense Capital) Hua Ventures, Eastern Bell Capital, Huamei International Investment Group
Percepto Surveillance-focused autonomous drone developer Industrial US C 67 12/06/2023 Koch Industries (Koch Disruptive Technologies) (lead), Delek US Holdings Zimmer Partners, US Venture Partners, Atento Capital, Spider Capital, Arkin Holdings
LayerX Enterprise expense management platform IT Japan A 58.6 (updated) 13/06/2023 Uzabase (UB Ventures), Mitsubishi UFJ (Mitsubishi UFJ Innovation Partners), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank/SBI Investment (SuMi Trust Innovation Fund), Mizuho Bank (Mizuho Capital) JIC (JIC Venture Growth Investments), Dream Incubator (Dimension)
EvenUp AI-based injury lawyer support platform Healthcare US B 50.5 06/08/2023 Clio (Clio Ventures) Bessemer Venture Partners (lead), Bain Capital (Bain Capital Ventures), Scott Belsky
Instabase Customisable app development platform IT US C 45 06/07/2023 Standard Chartered Bank (Standard Chartered Ventures)  Tribe Capital (lead),  Andreessen Horowitz, New Enterprise Associates,Greylock Partners, Spark Capital, K5 Global
Carta Healthcare AI-equipped health system cost reduction platform Healthcare US B 45 (updated) 06/08/2023 Memorial Hermann Health System, UnityPoint Health, Mass General Brigham Paramark Ventures, Frist Cressey Ventures, American College of Cardiology, Asset Management Ventures, CU Anschutz (CU Healthcare Innovation Fund), Maverick Ventures Investment Fund, Storm Ventures
Flux No-code AI platform for business IT Japan B 44 14/06/2023 Salesforce (Salesforce Ventures), Sony (Sony Innovation Fund), NTT Docono (NTT Docomo Ventures) Japan Co-invest, DNX Ventures, Archetype Ventures, SMBC Nikko Securities, Aozora Bank (Aozora Corporate Investment)
Gensyn Deep learning compute protocol developer IT UK A 43 12/06/2023 Protocol Labs Andreessen Horowitz (A16z Crypto) (lead), CoinFund, Canonical Crypto, Eden Block, unnamed angel investors
Yingke Biopharmaceutical Microemulsion injection developer Healthcare China B 42.4 06/02/2023 China Life Insurance (China Life Private Equity) (lead) Sherpa Healthcare Partners, Xinshang Capital, BCT Capital
Finch Human resources management platform Services US B 40 06/07/2023 Intuit (Intuit Ventures) (co-lead) Menlo Ventures (co-lead), General Catalyst (co-lead)
Sabi Africa-focused B2B ecommerce infrastructure provider Consumer Nigeria B 38 19/05/2023 CommerzBank (CommerzVentures) Norrsken22, Fluent Ventures, Proof VC, CRE Venture Capital, Janngo Capital
F1 Arcade Formula 1 simulator racing platform Media UK N/A 37.7 12/06/2023 Liberty Media (co-lead),  Formula 1 (co-lead) Zak Brown, Lando Norris, Logan Sargeant
SustainCert Carbon emissions accounting and verification platform Energy and Natural Resources Netherlands B 37 06/07/2023 Microsoft (Climate Innovation Fund) Partech, Hartree, Citizen Capital, Innovacom 
Pixxel Hyperspectral earth-imaging technology developer Industrial India B 36 06/01/2023 Alphabet (Google)  Radical Ventures, Lightspeed, Blume Ventures, GrowX, Athera, Sparta Group
Trucksters Freight electrification technology developer Transport Spain B 35.7 12/06/2023 Volvo Group (Volvo Group Venture Capital) European Investment Bank, Amplifier VC and Metavallon VC, BigSur Ventures, Bonsai Partners, Kibo Ventures, The Valley VC
Indifi Digital lending platform Financial India E 35 13/06/2023 Icici Bank (Icici Venture) (lead), OP Financial Group/Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation (OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I) Omidyar Network India, Flourish Ventures, CX Partners, British International Investment
EliseAI AI-equipped business automation conversational platform IT US C 35 06/07/2023 Koch Industries (Koch Real Estate Investments), JLL Technologies (JLL Spark) Point72 Private Investments (lead), Golden Seeds, Navitas Capital, DivcoWest
Debut Integrated synthetic biology platform Industrial US B 34 06/02/2023 L’Oreal (Bold) (lead), GS Group (GS Futures), Wilbur Ellis (Cavallo Ventures) Fine Structure Ventures, Material Impact, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, ACVC Partners
Shift5 Operational technology data analytics software provider IT US B 33 06/07/2023 Booz Allen Hamilton (Booz Allen Ventures), JetBlue (JetBlue Ventures) Moore Strategic Ventures (lead), Teamworthy Ventures
CubicPV Solar wafer manufacturers Energy & Natural Resources US N/A 33 13/06/2023 Siam Cement Group (SCG Clean Energy) (lead) Hunt Energy Enterprises, Breakthrough Energy (Breakthrough Energy Ventures)
NexWafe Solar cell producer-focused wafer manufacturer Energy and Natural Resources Germany N/A 32.2 06/01/2023 Reliance Industries (Reliance New Energy), Saudi Aramco (Aramco Ventures) Athos Venture, Malcolm Turnbull, Keshik Capital, Alex Turnbull
Fernride Human-assisted autonomous trucking Transport Germany A 31 13/06/2023 HHLA (HHLA Next), DB Schenker (Schenker Ventures), Krone 10x Founders, Promus Ventures, Fly Ventures, Speedinvest, Push Ventures
Ceibo Advanced copper extraction technology developer Industrial Chile B 30 06/01/2023 CoTec Holdings Energy Impact Partners (lead), Orion Resources, Pincus Green, Khosla Ventures, Aurus Ventures, Audley Institute, Unearth Capital
Helium Health SaaS-based electronic medical records platform Healthcare Nigeria B 30 05/06/2023 Tencent, Ohara Pharmaceuticals, LCY Group Anne Wojcicki, Capria Ventures, Angaza Capital, Flatworld Partners, Global Ventures, Western Technology Investment, AAIC Ventures
Healthifyme Health and fitness app Healthcare India Pre-D 30 06/07/2023 Unilever (Unilever Ventures) LeapFrog Investments (lead), Khosla Ventures, Van Lanschot Kempen, FinnFund, Blume Ventures, Chiratae Ventures, Healthquad
Xiangxiang (Horen) IoT-driven recyclable packaging company IT China D 28 11/06/2023 Zhongguancun Technology Leasing (lead), Shanghai Lingang Economic Development Group Technology Investment (Shanghai Sinan Yuanke Private Equity Fund Management) N/A
Lentra Lending software provider Financial India B 27 06/07/2023 MUFG Bank (Ganesha Fund) (co-led), MUFG Group (MUFG Innovation Partners), Susquehanna International Group (SIG Venture Capital), HDFC Bank  Dharana Capital (co-led), Bessemer Venture Partners
Insify Freelancer-focused digital insurance provider Financial  Netherlands A 26.7 06/08/2023 Munich Re (Munich Re Ventures) (lead) Frontline Ventures, Visionaries Club, Accel, Nico Rosberg, BNP Paribas Group (Opera Tech Ventures)
WaveBL Blockchain-based electronic bills of lading provider Financial Israel B 26 06/06/2023 ZIM, Kuehne + Nagel/Temasek (Reefnot Investments) NewRoad Capital Partners (lead), Marius Nacht, Contour Venture Partners, Frank Sica, Techstars Central
Truework Bank-oriented income and employment verification platform IT US N/A 24 6/14/2023 TransUnion N/A
Oxccu Renewable energy technology developer Energy and Natural Resources UK A 22.7 06/07/2023 Saudi Aramco (Aramco Ventures), Eni (Eni Next), United Airlines (United Airlines Ventures Sustainable Flight Fund), Trafigura, Techint Group (TechEnergy Ventures), Doral Group (Doral Energy-Tech Ventures) Clean Energy Ventures (lead), Braavos Capital, University of Oxford, IP Group (Kiko Ventures)
Woltair Home renewable energy adoption platform Energy and Natural Resources Czech Republic N/A 22.1 06/07/2023 Čez (Inven Capital) The Westly Group (co-lead), Fifth Wall (co-lead), ArcTern Ventures, Kaya
Ringover Customer experience management platform Services France B 21.5 06/07/2023 Orange (Orange Ventures) Bpifrance (Large Venture), Expedition Growth Capital
Cellusion Corneal endothelial regenerative medicine developer Healthcare Japan C 21 06/06/2023 Nippon Life (Nissay Capital), Nikon/SBI (Nikon-SBI Innovation Fund), Gemseki Sparx Asset Management (Mirai Creation Fund III), Axil Capital Partners II, AIS Capital, University of Tokyo (Edge Capital Partners), JIC (JIC Venture Growth Investments), Development Bank of Japan (DBJ Capital), Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC Venture Capital)
Yuvo Health Healthcare contracting and administrative platform Healthcare US A 20.2 06/07/2023 Allianz (AV8 Ventures) Mastry Ventures (lead), AlleyCorp, New York Ventures, HLM Venture Partners, Route 66 Ventures, VamosVentures, Social Innovation Fund
Everest Fleet Fleet management company Transport India N/A 20 6/14/2023 Uber (lead) N/A
Medivis Holographic surgical system provider Healthcare US A 20 13/06/2023 Mayo Clinic Thrive Capital (lead), Initialized Capital,  Bob Iger, 35V, Dr. Robert Spetzler, Hugo Barra, Coalition Operators
Meanwhile Cryptocurrency-based life insurer Financial Bermuda Seed 19 06/06/2023 Alphabet (Gradient Ventures) Sam Altman (co-lead), Lachy Groom (co-lead)
RxLightning Speciality medication access management platform Healthcare US A 17.5 06/06/2023 McKesson (McKesson Ventures), Novartis (DRX Capital), Onco360 (BrightSpring Health Services), Hearst (Hearst Ventures) LRVHealth, HealthX Ventures
Feldan Therapeutics Intracellular therapy developer Healthcare Canada B 16.5 13/06/2023 Amgen (Amgen Ventures), GC Biopharma (GC Cell) Investissement Québec, FSIT2, GC Holdings 
Pluton Biosciences Industrial microbe testing service Industrial US 16.5 12/06/2023 Illumina (Illumina Ventures) (co-lead) RA Capital (co-lead), Fall Line Capital, The Grantham Foundation, First In Ventures, Wollemi, Radicle Growth, iSelect
Sicona Battery Technologies Lithion-ion battery material developer Industrial Australia A 15.1 6/14/2023 Himadri Speciality Chemical (lead) Artesian,  Waratah Capital (Electrification & Decarbonization AIE LP), Riverstone Ventures, Chaos Ventures, Investible (Club Investible/Investible Climate Tech Fund LP)
ClimateView Urban climate planning technology developer Energy and Natural Resources Sweden N/A 15.1 13/06/2023 La Banque Postale (115K), CommerzBank (CommerzVentures) 2050 (lead), Sandwater, Polar Structure, NordicNinja, Norrsken VC, SEB Group (SEB Greentech)
Mend Digital health company Healthcare US A 15 06/06/2023 Colorcon (Colorcon Ventures) S2G Ventures (lead), Builders Vision (S2G Ventures), iSelect Fund,  Keen Growth Capital, Genhen Capital, Alumni Ventures, Touchdown Ventures
River Multi-utility scooter developer Transport India N/A 15 06/06/2023 Al Futtaim Group (lead), Toyota (Toyota Ventures) Maniv Mobility, Trucks Venture Capital, Lowercarbon Capital
Lens Protocol User-owned blockchain protocol  IT US N/A 15 06/08/2023 Ideo (Ideo CoLab Ventures) (lead) General Catalyst, Variant, Blockchain Capital, Palm Tree, A Capital, Seed Club Ventures, Robot Ventures, Flamingo DAO, DAOJones, Punk DAO, DAO5, Global Coin Research, Hayden Adams, Alex Atallah, Balaji Srinivasan, Sébastien Borget, Emily Yang, Denis Nazario, Sandeep Nailwal
Nocnoc Latin America-focused ecommerce platform Consumer Uruguay 14 09/06/2023 PayPal (PayPal Ventures) (lead), Santander (Mouro Capital) Quona Capital, Caravela Capital, Broadhaven, Ignia
Griffin Banking-as-a-service provider Financial  UK A 13 06/07/2023 MassMutual (MassMutual Ventures) (lead) Seedcamp, Notion Capital, EQT Ventures
Laudio Healthcare management platform Healthcare US B 13 06/08/2023 MemorialCare Health System (MemorialCare Innovation Fund), TeleTracking Technologies Define Ventures (lead), .406 Ventures, InHealth Ventures
OneVest Wealth management platform Financial Canada A 12.8 13/06/2023 Deloitte (Deloitte Ventures) Omers Ventures (lead), Luge Capital,  Panache Ventures, AAF Management, FJ Labs, Fin Capital, Pivot Investment Partners
Fortify Additive manufacturing platform Industrial US N/A 12.5 06/02/2023 Lockheed Martin (Lockheed Martin Ventures), Raytheon Technologies (RTX Ventures) Cota Capital, Neotribe, Prelude, Mainspring, Ocean Azul, Accel
Olé Life Life insurance provider Financial US (Puerto Rico) A 12 06/01/2023 Allianz (AV8 Ventures) Alma Mundi Ventures (co-led), Morro VC 
HyperPlay Web3-native game store operator Media US A 12 06/08/2023 ConsenSys Griffin Gaming Partners (co-lead), Bitkraft Ventures (co-lead)
Helixintel Track equipment maintenance management platform Services US A 11 13/06/2023 National Grid (National Grid Partners) (lead), Munich Re (Munich Re Ventures) Stellifi, Motivate Ventures 
AptEdge AI-based customer service platform IT US Seed 11 6/14/2023 National Grid (National Grid Partners) Stage 2 Capital (lead), Unusual Ventures, Carya Venture Partners, Counterpart Ventures
Life5 (formerly Getlife) Life insurance product platform Financial Spain A 10.7 06/06/2023 Sony/Global Brain (Sony Financial Ventures) Singular, Mundi Ventures
Oova Fertility diagnostic technology developer Healthcare US A 10.3 12/06/2023 US Fertility, Virgin Group, Jefferson Health Spero Ventures (lead), Connecticut Innovations, Hannah Bronfman, Sara Blakely
Lalo Baby and toddler products Consumer US A 10.1 13/06/2023 Spin Master (Spin Master Ventures) (lead), Babylist 35V, Untold Holdings
MatrixSpace AI-equipped sensing technology developer IT US A 10 06/07/2023 Intel (Intel Capital) Raptor Group (lead)
Pendulum Microbiome-based care provider Healthcare US N/A 10 09/06/2023 Fonterra (Nutrition Science Solutions) N/A
Climate Vault Solutions Data-centric carbon footprint reductions IT US A 9.4 13/06/2023 Starbucks/Nestle/Valor Equity Partners (Valor Siren Ventures) Inclusive Capital Partners Foundation (lead),  King Philanthropies,  ThirdStream Partners
Normal Computing Full-stack, AI enabled computing infrastructure IT US Seed 8.5 13/06/2023 Micron (Micron Ventures) Celesta Capital (lead), First Spark Ventures
Hypervision Surgical AI-powered hyperspectral imaging technology developer Healthcare UK Seed 8.1 06/01/2023 Zeiss (Zeiss Ventures) Heran Partners, Redalpine, LifeX Ventures
Zero-Error Systems Space and power management-focused chipmaker IT Singapore A 7.5 12/06/2023 Airbus (Airbus Ventures) Dart Family Office
Connext Labs Blockchain interoperability protocol developer IT US N/A 7.5 6/14/2023 Polygon (Polygon Ventures), Coinbase (Coinbase Ventures) Polychain Capital, NGC Ventures, IOSG Ventures, Fenbushi Capital,  KXVC, A_Capital, No Limit Holdings, Factor, Dokia Capital, Ethereal Ventures,1k(x), Hashed, Scalar Capital
Chamberlain Coffee Organic coffee brand owner Consumer US N/A 7 06/01/2023 United Talent Agency, Electric Feel Entertainment (Electric Feel Ventures) Blazar Capital, Emma Chamberlain, Volition Capital, LA Libations, Noah Bremen
Experiential Squared (E2) Owner of racehorse ownership platform MyRacehorse Services US N/A 7 06/02/2023 1/st Technology (1/st Racing & Gaming, 1/st Technology) (lead)  N/A
Spectrm Conversational marketing platform Media Germany N/A 6.5 06/06/2023 LHV Global, Bertelsmann (BDMI Fund) 3TS Capital Partner (lead), North Base Media, Jens Schumann
Nori Carbon removal marketplace Energy & Natural Resources US N/A 6.25 06/06/2023 Toyota (Toyota Ventures), Cargill M13, Placeholder
Driver Technologies AI-based mobility technology developer Transport US N/A 6 06/08/2023 Liberty Mutual (Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures) Rev1 Ventures (State Auto Labs), The Social Entrepreneurs’ Fund, ID8 Investments, C2 Ventures, Kapor Capital, IA Capital (co-lead), State of Connecticut (CT Innovations) (co-lead)
Meshcapade AI-equipped avatar-from-video platform Media Germany Seed 6 6/14/2023 CLO Matrix (lead), Nate Mitchell, Matthew Ball, William O’Farrell, Andrew Hamel, Gary Bradski
Finnomena  Digital wealth management platform Financial  Thailand B 5.5 06/03/2023 Krungsri (Finnoventure Private Equity Trust) Openspace Ventures (lead), Gobi Partners
Demox Labs User privacy protection software provider IT US Pre-Seed 4.5 06/02/2023 Coinbase (Coinbase Ventures), OpenSea Hack VC (lead), DCVC, Amplify Partners, CRV, CSquared, Santiago Santos, Sriram Krishnan, Ryan Selkis, HoneyDAO, AngelDAO, Space Whale
Source.ag AI-powered fresh produce glasshouse producer Industrial Netherlands N/A 4 09/06/2023 SK (Hico Capital) MIT (E14 fund)
Haiqu Quantum software developer IT US Pre-seed 4 06/06/2023 Toyota (Toyota Ventures) MaC Venture Capital (lead), Soma Capital, U.Ventures, SID Venture Partners, Roosh Ventures
BoomFi Crypto payment platform Financial UK Seed 3.8 13/06/2023 Kraken (Kraken Ventures), Aquanow, Mantle Network, GSR White Star Capital (lead), Passion Capital, Blockchain Founders Fund
Vault SME-focused online financial platform IT Canada Seed 3.7 06/01/2023 Alphabet (Gradient Ventures) (co-lead) Fin Capital (co-lead), The Fintech Fund, Exponent Capital, Thirdbase Capital
World Matcha Owner of organic matcha brand Cuzen Matcha Consumer US A 3.6 06/06/2023 Digital Garage Group (lead) Joyance Partners, unnamed angel investors
Platformatic Enterprise app development platform IT US N/A 3.5 06/01/2023 Cisco (Decibel Partners) (lead) Panache Ventures, Tom Preston-Werner, Feross Aboukhadijeh, James Snell, Jevon MacDonald, Walter Kortschak, Omri Barzilay
Alpaca Lab Driving agency dispatch app Transport Japan A 3.5 14/06/2023 Digital Garage Group (DG Incubation), Credit Saison (Saison Ventures) Open Network Lab, Bank of The Ryukyus (BOR Venture Fund)
Dumme AI-equipped video editing tool provider IT US Seed 3.4 06/02/2023 Protocol Labs Y Combinator, Caffeinated Capital, Max and Nellie Levchin (SciFi VC), Suhail Doshi, Nico Chinot
Karoo Health Cardiovascular care provider Healthcare US Seed 3.4 06/07/2023 GoGlobal First Trust Capital Partners (lead), Inflect Health, Panoramic Ventures, FirstMile Ventures
Hybr1d Employee lifecycle management solution Services Singapore Pre-Seed 3.2 06/01/2023 MS&AD Global Founders Capital, 468 Capital, 1982 Ventures.
Angsa Robotics Autonomous trash picking robot provider Industrial Germany N/A 2.7 14/06/2023 Husqvarna Group (Husqvarna Ventures) N/A
Ironforge Serverless Solana development platform Financial US Pre-seed 2.6 12/06/2023 Alchemy Reciprocal Ventures (lead), Hash3, 6th Man Ventures, Monoceros Ventures, Portage (Portage Ventures)
UpdateAI ChatGPT-powered customer management platform Services US N/A 2.3 06/01/2023 Zoom (Zoom Ventures) IdealabX (lead), Stage Venture Partners, a16z (Scout Fund), Howard Morgan, CS Angel
Uncaged Animal and plastic-free leather developer Consumer UK Pre-Seed 2 06/02/2023 Jaguar Land Rover (InMotion Ventures) N/A
Plot Communications Construction jobsite SaaS management platform  IT US N/A 2 06/05/2023 Koch Industries GroundBreak Ventures (lead), KCRise Fund, Growks Equity Fund, Iron Prairie Ventures, Suffolk Technologies
Versed AI-driven, user-generated video game development platform Media Netherlands Pre-seed 1.7 6/14/2023 Alphabet (Gradient Ventures) (lead) Cherry Ventures, unnamed angel investors
GameOn Web3 game developer Media Canada N/A 1.7 13/06/2023 Dapper Labs (Flow) Lightning Capital, Dapper Labs
ExtraStudent Linkedin for pupils and students Media France N/A 1.6 09/06/2023 M6 ​​Group Michael Benabou, Benjamin Griveaux, Pascal Chevalier, Carlo Purassanta, Adrien Montfort
Dew Drops Direct-to-consumer curated art platform Consumer US Pre-seed 1.5 06/06/2023 Polygon (Polygon Technology Fund) Dream Ventures (lead), VaynerFund, Ruttenberg Gordon Investments, Slow Ventures
Oxalus NFT social commerce platform Consumer Vietnam Seed 1.1 02/06/2023 Kyber Group (Kyber Ventures) IDG Capital Vietnam Blockchain (lead)
Castee Social collaboration services platform Media Japan Pre-A 1.1 05/06/2023 Firebug (Wondertrainer Fund) Mint (lead), XTech Ventures, unnamed private investor
Aviant Cargo-focused drone service Industrial Norway N/A 1.1 06/06/2023 Norway Post Group (Bring Ventures) Innovation Norway, Luminar Ventures 
Philter Labs Medical cannabis product manufacturer Consumer US N/A 1 12/06/2023 BAT (Btomorrow Ventures) (lead) Atayf Investment
Ambr  Burnout prevention software provider IT UK Pre-Seed <1 ($900,000) 06/06/2023 Axel Springer/Porsche (APX Venture Capital) Fuel Ventures (lead), Pi Labs, Plug & Play, Loyal VC
Sensix AI-equipped farming data provider Industrial Brazil N/A <1 ($820,0000) 17/04/2023 SLC Agrícola (co-lead) Domo Invest (co-lead)
PaylessGate Owner of identity authentication and payment platform SpeeIDy IT Japan Pre-A ext. <1 (720,000) 06/07/2023 Reazon Holdings N/A
Strivve Credit card information update platform IT US N/A <1 ($400,000) 06/06/2023 MSU Federal Credit Union (Reseda Group) N/A
Facteus Consumer spending data-as-a-service platform Financial US N/A <1 ($400,000) 06/06/2023 MSU Federal Credit Union (Reseda Group) N/A
Pocketnest  Financial wellness mobile app Financial US N/A <1 ($400,000) 06/06/2023 MSU Federal Credit Union (Reseda Group) N/A
Tandem  Household financial product purchase tracking platform Financial US N/A <1 ($400,000) 06/06/2023 MSU Federal Credit Union (Reseda Group) N /A
iDesign.Market Construction industry-focused SaaS marketplace IT India Pre-Seed <1 ($200,000) 06/02/2023 Jaipur Rugs (lead) Unnamed angel investors
Piscis Networks Software-defined wide area network provider IT India N/A <1 ($120,000) 06/07/2023 Tata Group (Nelco) N/A
XtraLit Lithium extraction technology provider Energy and Natural Resources Israel N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/05/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Ualabee Big data-based mobility technology developer Transport Argentina N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/06/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Aquafortus High salinity wastewater treatment service Industrial New Zealand N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/07/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
RTZ Mining lorry electrification technology developer Transport Switzerland N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/08/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Eightinks Lithium-ion battery manufacturing technology developer Energy and Natural Resources Switzerland N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/09/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
O2 Water loss reduction technology producer Energy and Natural Resources Chile N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/10/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Coddi Predictive industrial equipment maintenance technology developer Industrial Chile N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/11/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Konatec Data-equipped mining production optimisation platform Energy and Natural Resources Chile N/A <1 ($25,000) 06/12/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Chass Infrastructure and energy charging service Energy and Natural Resources Chile N/A <1 ($25,000) 6/13/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Remote Waters Water purification technology developer Industrial Chile N/A <1 ($25,000) 6/14/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Relitia Lithium-ion battery recycling service Energy and Natural Resources Chile N/A <1 ($25,000) 6/15/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
Aiguasol Lithium operation water recovery technology provider Industrial Chile N/A <1 ($25,000) 6/16/2023 Sociedad Química y Minera (SQM Lithium Ventures)
pHion Therapeutics mRNA vaccine development Healthcare UK N/A N/A 06/01/2023 Sino Biopharmaceutical (invoX Pharma Limited) N/A
Ottonomy Autonomous robot-based contactless delivery service Industrial US N/A N/A 06/02/2023 Aeroporti di Roma (ADR Ventures) N/A
Dig Security  Cloud data security technology provider IT Israel N/A N/A 06/01/2023 Samsung (Samsung Ventures) N/A
Fuse Oncology Oncology software developer Healthcare US A N/A 06/01/2023 Cone Health (Cone Health Ventures), Northeast Georgia Health System (Northeast Georgia Health Ventures) N/A
Ficha Image recognition software developer IT Japan N/A N/A 06/02/2023 Bosch N/A
Ecbo Luggage storage service Services Japan B N/A 06/02/2023 Chishima Tochi, Kenedix Spiral Capital (Japan Fund No 2) (lead), KSK Angel Fund, Hiroshi Tomishima, Fumiaki Koizumi, Ryusuke Matsumoto, Toru Shimada, Hiroyuki Miyakawa, Nobuhiro Sakakibara, Kosuke Matsumoto
TeraWatt Technology Lithium-ion battery producer Energy and Natural Resources US Pre-C N/A 06/05/2023 Inpex Corporation, Rakuten Group (Rakuten Capital), Mori Trust Glin Impact Capital, Temasek, Khosla Ventures, Jafco, Development Bank of Japan, INCJ (JIC Venture Growth Investments)
M Stand Coffee chain operator Consumer China B+ N/A 05/06/2023 Xiaohongshu (lead) CMC Capital, GenBridge Capital, BA Capital
Pasabi AI-powered online fraud detection technology developer IT UK N/A N/A 05/06/2023 VeUp N/A
Nest Egg Bank customer-focused investment advice platform  Financial US N/A N/A 05/06/2023 OceanFirst Bank (lead), Republic Bancorp N/A
Ripplr Owner of inventory management platform Ripplr IT India N/A N/A 06/06/2023 Sojitz Corporation N/A
Liberaware Developer of indoor small drone Ibis Industrial Japan D N/A 05/06/2023 JR East (JR East Start Up), Safie Chiba Bank (Chibagin Capital), Leave a Nest Capital, One IP PE2
TamedAI AI-based document processing platform IT Germany N/A N/A 06/07/2023 Adesso (Adesso Ventures) N/A
Agtonomy Agricultural hybrid autonomy platform Industrial US N/A N/A 06/07/2023 Doosan Group (Doosan Bobcat) N/A
ChromaCode Genomics multiplexing platform Healthcare US N/A N/A 06/07/2023 Shimadzu/Global Brain (Shimadzu Future Innovation Fund) N/A
Hemanext Blood processing, storage and transfusion technology developer Healthcare US N/A N/A 06/07/2023 Vitalant N/A
Delfin Midstream Liquefied natural gas export infrastructure developer Energy and Natural Resources US N/A N/A 06/08/2023 Mitsui OSK Lines N/A
LinkAja Digital wallet developer Financial Indonesia N/A N/A 06/08/2023 Telkomsel Unnamed state-owned lenders, an unnamed investor
Quell Therapeutics T-regulator cell therapy developer Healthcare UK N/A N/A 06/09/2023 AstraZeneca N/A
CA GameFi Blockchain game developer Media Japan N/A N/A 06/09/2023 Gumi N/A
Tanotech Social welfare and education gamification technology developer Media Japan N/A N/A 12/06/2023 Lion Corporation N/A
AlphaFusion Astatine-based radiopharmaceuticals developer Healthcare Japan A N/A 12/06/2023 Toshiba (Toshiba Energy Systems) N/A
Vincere Biosciences Parkinson’s disease drug developer Healthcare US N/A N/A 12/06/2023 HanAll Biopharma (co-lead), Daewoong Pharmaceutical (co-lead) N/A
Mangata Networks Satellite and wired communication service Industrial UK N/A N/A 09/06/2023 KT Sat N/A
L&C NYC Creative agency studio Media US N/A N/A 12/06/2023 Serviceplan Group N/A
StandEgg Mobile video game developer Media South Korea N/A N/A 09/06/2023 WeMade Play N/A
Noodoe EV charging infrastructure provider Transport US N/A N/A 12/06/2023 ABM Industries (ABM Ventures) N/A
Radar Location data infrastructure platform IT Brazil N/A N/A 03/05/2023 Lojas Renner (RX Ventures) N/A
Humane AI-focused integrated device and cloud services platform IT US N/A N/A 12/06/2023 Salesforce (Salesforce Ventures Impact Fund) N/A
Tribble AI-based sales, marketing and product team collaboration platform Services US N/A N/A 12/06/2023 Salesforce (Salesforce Ventures Impact Fund) N/A
Tracer Data intelligence platform IT US A N/A 6/14/2023 Bertelsmann (BDMI) (co-lead) Progress Ventures (co-lead), S4S Ventures, Arbour Way Investors
Croptix Crop health detection technology developer Industrial US Seed N/A 6/14/2023 Advancing Eco Agriculture (lead) 1855 Capital, Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Breakaway Music festival operator Services US N/A N/A 6/14/2023 Bustle Digital Group RSE Ventures (lead), Animal Capital, Human Ventures, George Ruan, Jacob Trouba, Gross Labs, Steve Martocci
Replique Industrial part digital platform spun out of BASF (Chemovator) Industrial Germany Seed N/A 6/15/2023 N/A STS Ventures (lead), Chameleon, R3 Consulting & Investment
 Ascension Clean Energy Clean hydrogen-ammonia producer Energy and Natural Resources US N/A N/A 6/14/2023 Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL Clean Energy), Clean Hydrogen Works N/A
Venus Aerospace Hypersonic flight-based fast transport service Services US N/A N/A 6/14/2023 Airbus (Airbus Ventures) N/A
Claude Direct-to-consumer apparel producer Consumer Indonesia Seed N/A 6/15/2023 Tokopedia (lead), Kakao Corp, CyberAgent (CyberAgent Capital) Prima Fund I
Hilab Remote lab testing service Healthcare Brazil N/A N/A 5/31/2023 Positivo Technologia  EB Capital (lead)
Edison Fu

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