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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.

Dec 3, 2021

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.

Nov 30, 2021

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.

Nov 24, 2021

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.

Nov 23, 2021

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.

Nov 23, 2021

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.

Nov 23, 2021

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.

Nov 19, 2021

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.

Nov 18, 2021

Other News

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.

Nov 17, 2021

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.

Nov 16, 2021

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.

Nov 12, 2021

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.

Nov 12, 2021

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.

Nov 12, 2021

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.

Nov 12, 2021

Editor's Picks

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.

Aug 8, 2021

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.

Jun 25, 2021

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.

Feb 5, 2021

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.

Jan 19, 2021
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