Tokopedia locks up $1bn in SoftBank-led…

SoftBank has reportedly led a round that valued the peer-to-peer e-commerce platform, which also counts Alibaba and CyberAgent as investors, at about $7bn.

PlanGrid reveals $875m acquisition blueprint

Autodesk has agreed to acquire the construction management software provider for $875m, providing an exit to investors including Box and Alphabet.

Cibus seeks $100m in initial public…

The Alexandria Real Estate Equities-backed plant breeder has filed to go public, having raised $189m in equity and debt financing.


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Finleap jumps on $47m
Ping An has led a $47.3m investment in Finleap through its Global Voyager Fund, joining a list of shareholders that already included Hannover Re and Signal Iduna.
Anand abdicates CapitalG position
After three years as head of India for Alphabet unit CapitalG, Kaushik Anand has left to join a venture capital firm recently founded by former Sequoia executives.
Inflazome gets series B funding influx
Novartis Venture Fund returned to reinvest in inflammatory disease drug developer Inflazome as part of its $45.6m series B round.
MapAnything drives away with series C funding
The geolocation software provider received $42.5m in a round that included GM Ventures and Salesforce Ventures, taking its total funding to about $83m.
Almeida makes tracks from Stefanini
Marcos Almeida has departed from IT services provider Stefanini after three years leading strategic investment and acquisition deals.
BillDesk itemises $300m Visa investment
Visa has provided a reported $200m in equity funding for bill payment platform BillDesk and bought up to $100m worth of shares in a secondary transaction.
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