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Daily Deal Round Up: January 17, 2022

Car leasing service Dishangtie Car Rental completed a $200m series D round featuring Ingka while crypto-asset software producer Lukka raised cash in a corporate-backed round valuing it at $1.3bn.


Jan 17, 2022

Ant Consumer Finance foregoes new funding

Jiangsu Yuyue Medical Equipment & Supply and Sunny Optical Technology Group have postponed their investments in Ant Group’s consumer finance unit after state-sponsored Cinda was required to halt its participation.

Jan 17, 2022

FTX sets up $2bn fund and hires Wu

Amy Wu joined the newly formed FTX Ventures from Lightspeed Venture Partners, where she had overseen the firm's investment in FTX as a partner.

Jan 17, 2022

SoftBank backs Qraft for its portfolio

SoftBank has provided $146m for Qraft and plans to collaborate with it on development of an smart portfolio management product.

Jan 17, 2022

Daily Deal Round Up: January 14, 2022

UK-based sales software providers Highspot and Cognism both scored funding in late-stage rounds, with Salesforce Ventures, Axa Venture Partners and Swisscom Ventures among the investors.

Jan 14, 2022

OSF Ventures launches $100m third fund

OSF HealthCare’s corporate venturing unit inaugurated its largest fund to date, following the close of $75m funds in 2016 and 2019.

Jan 14, 2022

BAI bets on three promotions

GCV Emerging Leader William Zhao and Rising Star Will Wang have ascended to partner positions at BAI while legal and corporate communications director Christine Sun has been appointed COO.

Jan 14, 2022

SoftBank sends cash to Laika and TerraMagna

The corporate's ongoing Latin American portfolio has grown after it led pet product retailer Laika's $48m series B round and a $40m round for rural finance provider TerraMagna.

Jan 14, 2022

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Fan Controlled Football dials in $40m

Animoca Brands, Delphi Digital and Verizon are helping FCF bring audience participation into live sports through the blockchain.

Jan 14, 2022

Daily Deal Round Up: January 13, 2022

SoftBank led 5G chip developer Eigencomm's $157m series C round while smart bank Seba Bank raised $120m in its own series C, which included Alameda Research.

Jan 13, 2022

Mitsubishi Electric mints corporate VC vehicle

The $43.7m ME Innovation Fund is part of a $100m corporate venturing initiative revealed by the electrical product provider in mid-2020 and will invest in digital and green energy companies.

Jan 13, 2022

Tencent helps serve up $100m for Flipdish

Tencent led a nine-figure round valuing the hospitality software provider at $1.25bn as the industry’s digitalisation gathers pace.

Jan 13, 2022

Roche rounds up $290m for Freenome

The diagnostics technology developer has raised another $290m from existing investor Roche, which will support it as it looks to expand its products to additional cancers.

Jan 13, 2022

Daily Deal Round Up: January 12, 2022

Synthetic DNA producer DNA Script and personalised health plan provider Transcarent each closed $200m corporate-backed series C rounds.

Jan 12, 2022

Editor's Picks

FTX sets up $2bn fund and hires Wu

Amy Wu joined the newly formed FTX Ventures from Lightspeed Venture Partners, where she had overseen the firm's investment in FTX as a partner.

Jan 17, 2022

New York Times agrees $550m Athletic purchase

Comcast Ventures and BDMI are set to record profitable exits through the deal, showing the new models of digital media can still make for inviting investments.

Jan 10, 2022

GenFleet generates $75m in series C funding

Baidu Ventures has backed the small molecule cancer therapy developer’s latest round, which came after a slew of healthtech and biotech investments made by the unit in recent months.

Jan 4, 2022

Burger to hand over CTV next month

Jim Gable, who is vice-president of downstream technology and services at Chevron, will run its CVC unit.

Jan 3, 2022
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