- Daily Deal Round Up: December 1, 2021 •
- Jobandtalent recruits SoftBank for $500m series E •
- WM Motor refuels with $457m •
- Commonwealth Fusion Systems sparks $1.8bn series B •
- Zepeto secures $190m in series B •
- Via drives to $130m series G round •
- CloudTrucks floats to $115m series B •
- Harrison.ai captures series B funding •
- Fundbox rakes in $100m •
- HotSpot Therapeutics heats up with $100m •
- Carro zooms to $100m •
- Quantum jeopardy and the march of artificial intelligence •
Jobandtalent recruits SoftBank for $500m series E
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 has returned to back the temporary staffing service’s latest round, with the funding secured at a $2.35bn valuation.
WM Motor refuels with $457m
The EV producer has disclosed $305m series D1 and $152m series D2 rounds that collectively included Agile Group, PCCW and Shun Tak.
Commonwealth Fusion Systems sparks $1.8bn series B
Eni, GV and Equinor Ventures were among the investors in a round billed as the largest so far for a nuclear fusion technology developer.
Zepeto secures $190m in series B
SoftBank put up $150m for a the metaverse platform developer's series B round, which included Big Hit Entertainment, YG Entertainment and JYP Entertainment.
Via drives to $130m series G round
Koch Disruptive Technologies helped the mobility technology developer raise $130m in a round lifting its valuation about 50% to $3.3bn.
CloudTrucks floats to $115m series B
The truck management technology received the funding in a series B round backed by Flexport at an $850m valuation.
Harrison.ai captures series B funding
Sonic Healthcare and I-Med Radiology Network helped the smart diagnostics technology developer secure $91.6m that will be used to accelerate its expansion into new medical areas and scale its team.
Fundbox rakes in $100m
The business invoice lender received series D funding from investors including Allianz X and BNY Mellon at a $1.1bn valuation.
HotSpot Therapeutics heats up with $100m
Merck & Co and SR One were among the investors in a series C round for the small molecule drug developer led by Pivotal BioVenture Partners.
Carro zooms to $100m
Emtek, Greater Honor International and Sime Darby supplied a total of $27m for the automotive e-commerce marketplace's latest round.
Daily Deal Round Up: November 30, 2021
Haptic glove developer HaptX hiked a NetEase and Verizon-backed series A round to $28m while several corporates contributed to home care network Welmo's $18.1m series C round.
Abogen accesses $300m
The vaccine developer's series C-plus round was co-led by SoftBank Vision Fund and came just three months after it closed a $700m series C.
Thought Machine generates $200m in funding
ING Ventures, JPMorgan Chase, SEB, Lloyds Banking Group and SC Ventures all contributed to a series C round pushing the banking software developer's total funding past $1bn.
Astroscale retrieves $109m in series F round
Axa Life Insurance contributed to a series F round which increased the corporate-backed satellite management and clearance service's total funding to $300m.
Impossible Foods bites down on $500m
The plant-based food producer increased its overall funding to almost $2bn in a round backed by existing investors that could include GV.
Braze breaches public markets in $520m IPO
Citi Ventures-backed Braze priced the offering above its range and it valued the customer engagement software producer at almost $5.9bn.
Paytm puts together $2.5bn IPO
The Alibaba, Ant Group, Berkshire Hathaway, Intel and SoftBank-backed e-commerce payment app operator is set to list on the NSE and BSE next week at a potential valuation of up to $18.7bn.