Each Friday, the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.

Japan-based, Africa-focused e-commerce platform Wassha has raised ¥1.01bn ($9.2m) in a series B round from backers including air conditioning equipment manufacturer Daikin Industries, motor vehicle manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company and trading group Marubeni. The round also featured Mizuho Capital, a VC vehicle for financial services firm Mizuho Bank, University of Tokyo Edge Capital (Utec), a…

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