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Wearables are the ‘window on the soul’
Sector report: Healthcare and artificial intelligence
Media sector still in the game after the pandemic
Sector report: Media
Analysis: Carbon Clean raises $150m
Chevron led a $100m round, backed also by a group of other corporates, raised by the carbon capture specialist.
Analysis: Shanghai Shanshan charges $472m
Several China-based corporate venture investors backed a large round valuing lithium-ion battery Shanghai Shanshan material producer at $1.5bn. The deal highlights the importance of battery technologies not only for the emerging kind of mobility applications but for the process of energy transition as a whole.
Analysis: Fu-Gen electrifies with $343m
Migdal and Menora Mivtachim helped renewable energy infrastructure developer Fu-Gen with fresh funding which will help expand its operations in the UK and Finland. This is a deal from the renewable energy space, which continues to see much momentum in the context of energy transition.
Analysis: Rapido obtains $180m
Swiggy helped boost Rapido's valuation to $800m in a round that featured Shell Ventures and TVS Motor. This is a deal of a rather surprising size and valuation in a space that has not been as hot over the past years, as far as corporate-backed deals are concerned.
Consumer sector rebounds after the pandemic
Sector report: consumer
Analysis: Nova Labs raised $200m
Several corporate venture investors participated in a round which took the crypto IoT network developer's valuation to $1.2bn. The round and the company are part of the larger crypto tech space, which has been attracting much interest and capital in most recent times.
Analysis: Everli gets over $124m delivered
The latest round raised by Everli and backed by Pernod Ricard was boosted by just over $24m from United Ventures, taking the grocery delivery service's overall funding to over $143m.
Oncology studies offer hope to patients
Sector report: oncology
Analysis: LayerZero Labs stacks up $135m
Several corporates backed the blockchain technology developer in its latest round, boosting its valuation to $1bn. Valuations of blockchain tech companies have soared along with the interest in speculative assets classes inherently linked to the blockchain in recent times.
Analysis: Terra Drone raises $70m
The drone technology provider raised capital from a host of corporates, bringing its total funding to over $84m.
Analysis: Axonius connects for $200m
Deutsche Telekom-backed DTCP was among the investors that pushed the cybersecurity management platform developer’s valuation to $2.6bn.
Tencent's Monzo deal latest in fintech
Tencent has dodged most of China's regulatory crackdown and built an impressive fintech portfolio globally.
Using human brains to improve AI
Special report: Sparsity looks to make AI infrastructure more efficient, AI increasingly useful in the software stack, quantum and classical hardware evolves
Innovation and digitisation mean healthcare is at a tipping point
Feature: artificial intelligence driving disease prevention, digital health enables personalised medicine, investment takes off
Sector report: Telecoms
Telecoms are the connecting tissue of today’s digitised world