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Emerging Leaders Q&A – Zoe Zhu, Ping An Global Voyager…
Q&A with Zoe Zhu, vice-president, Ping An Global Voyager Fund
Standard Cognition checks out $150m series C
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led the round which also attracted SK Networks and will enable Standard Cognition to deploy its autonomous checkout system in hundreds of stores.
Rising Stars Q&A – Banafsheh Fathieh, Prosus Ventures
Rising Stars Q&A – Banafsheh “B” Fathieh, head of investments for the Americas, Prosus Ventures
Anders leaves iRobot for Alexa Fund
Anders had been one of the most active robotics and artificial intelligence investors while at iRobot.
Savola agrees first deal in Lyve
Saudi Arabia-based group's corporate venture capital fund will invest in disruptive technologies and opportunities in the food and retail space.
Zou promoted at Lilly Asia Ventures
Based in Shanghai, China, Zou has worked her way up from investment manager since joining LAV in May 2015.
Stevens joins Energize Ventures
He was previously a partner at venture capital firm Intellis Capital.
SCB 10X sets up $50m crypto fund
Fund for early and growth-stage startups targeting blockchain, decentralised finance (DeFi) and digital assets.
Zaveri leaves Gradient for Audacious Ventures
Zaveri had joined Gradient after three years at VC firm Kleiner Perkins.
Haldiram’s commits to 9Unicorns
9Unicorns is also backed by OPG Group, MBG Group, Parakh Foods, Qualcon International, UB Cotton and corporate executives.
Delta Dental of Colorado adds venture fund
Ensemble Innovation Ventures Fund (EIVF) will target the health and wellness space.
LightShed Partners reads up on new fund
LightShed Ventures is raising $75m to invest in seed and series A rounds.
DexCom monitors new ventures unit
Dexcom Ventures will invest in glucose sensing technology and adjacent areas.
Kraken Ventures awakes for crypto
Brandon Gath, previously head of corporate development at Kraken, has been made general partner of Kraken Ventures.

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