- Selina seals reverse merger deal •
- Essentium shines with $974m reverse merger •
- Panther Labs roars to $120m series B •
- Lotte allots $68m to Wadiz series D •
- AviadoBio accesses $80m in series A funding •
- WeNext wins $55m in funding •
- Drone Fund 3 flies to final close •
- Daily Deal Round Up: December 2, 2021 •
- Powerlist Q&A – Sergio Escobar, BCF Ventures •
- Eswin rakes in $392m •
- 1inch Network broadcasts $175m series B round •
- Allegion Ventures allocates $100m to second fund •
Drone Fund 3 flies to final close
Nakashima Propeller, Yoshimasu, Proto Ventures and Logistics Innovation Fund are among the LPs that supplied $44.2m to help close the UAV-oriented investment group’s third vehicle.
Speedinvest enlists corporates for sustainability fund
Knapp, Greiner and Heinzel Group are among the limited partners in Speedinvest's $90.8m Climate & Industry Opportunity fund.
Indonesia launches corporate-backed venture fund
Telkom Group, Bank Mandiri and Bank BRI have backed Merah Putih Fund’s first close, reportedly sized at a hundreds of millions of dollars.
Prime Sazze Partners picks corporates for $127m fund
LG and Hana Financial are anchoring the venture capital firm’s sophomore vehicle as it gets set to deploy capital across Asia and North America.
Miaki makes space for SM² accelerator
The joint initiative formed by digital product provider Miaki, SOSV and SBK will target Bangladesh-based seed-stage tech startups, having already chosen three candidates for a maiden cohort.
Fubon finds $20m for BlueRun Ventures
Fubon Financial Holdings' insurance subsidiary is investing $20m in return for a 2.4% stake in BlueRun Ventures' BRV Lotus Fund III.
Sunway summons Kejora for $25m fund
Conglomerate Sunway helped establish venture capital vehicle Orbit Malaysia, which has secured the state-owned Mavcap as anchor investor.
3one4 Capital takes Krafton-backed fund to $135m
Krafton is among the limited partners in the venture capital firm's latest fund, which has just has its targeted close doubled.
Jackman reveals corporate venturing initiative
Catapult Capital Partners will invest in consumer-minded startups, having already backed Simply Protein and Target 100 and secured an exit through the TSX-listed Flow Water.
Daily Deal Round Up: November 16, 2021
Oncology therapy developer Recludix Pharma raised $60m in an Access Biotechnology-backed round while Stripe took part in digital payment technology developer Imprint's $38m series A.
General Catalyst nets SoftBank's Nishar
Deep Nishar has departed from his SBIA senior managing partner role to help develop enterprise software, biotech and life sciences pipelines at the venture firm.
FTX, Solana and Lightspeed launch $100m fund
Solana and FTX are among the founding partners of the fund, which will focus on blockchain-based gaming investments.
Punwani joins Abingworth as partner
The venture firm has hired Jayson Punwani a year after he left his partner position at corporate venturing unit Takeda Ventures.
Cadenza catches investors for $50m crypto fund
Dapper Labs, Solana and Tron are among the LPs in the venture firm’s latest fund, which has already backed Rain, Vauld, Lemon Cash, Tulip Protocol and Zebedee.
Osborn leaves Telus to rejoin RecapHealth
Rich Osborn was a GCV Powerlist 2021 award winner as head of Canada-listed telecommunications firm Telus’ corporate venturing unit.
Garratt goes from Salesforce Ventures to CRV
Matt Garratt, who helped set up Salesforce Ventures, is taking a general partner role at venture firm CRV and is being replaced as managing partner by Alex Kayyal.
Samsung shakes up US innovation subsidiaries
Young Sohn is retiring while Luc Julia is leaving as Sean Kae and David Lee step up and into Samsung Catalyst and Samsung Next respectively.
Brazil adds triple fundraisings
The three funds comes as Daniel de Macedo switches role and a new trade body committee is set up for CVCs.