The RealReal to live it up in IPO
The Novel-backed second-hand luxury goods marketplace, valued at $745m in its last round, has approached investment banks about underwriting an initial public offering this year.
Desktop Metal directs itself towards $150m
An undisclosed industrial company is reportedly set to lead a series E round for the 3D metal printer producer, which is backed by Ford, GV, Stratasys, Saudi Aramco, GE, Techtronic and Lowe's.
HighLife hits series B round
The LivaNova-backed mitral valve replacement system developer has collected $36.3m in a round that increased its funding to almost $57m altogether.
Viacom vies for Pluto TV in $500m deal
Viacom could potentially pay between $300m and $500m to acquire the online streaming platform, whose investors include Sky, Samsung, Scripps, ProSiebenSat.1, UTA, Universal Music Group and Windsor Media. fixes up $33m series B
The home renovation software developer has raised $33m in a round co-led by Redfin, Goldman Sachs and WestRiver, taking its total funding to more than $50m.
Lionbridge snaps up corporate-backed Gengo
Lionbridge has acquired the online translation platform, which counts Intel, SBI Group, Mistubishi, Allied Architects, Recruit and Libertad as investors, for an undisclosed sum.
ScaleFactor to grow with $30m series B
The Citi Ventures-backed bookkeeping software provider has increased its total funding to almost $43m in a Bessemer Venture Partners-led round.
Innovaccer gets $35m funding injection
Microsoft’s M12 subsidiary led an extension that brought Innovaccer’s series B round to a $35m close, and the company’s overall funding to $51m.

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HyperScience hits series B round with $30m
QBE and TD Ameritrade have taken part in a series B round that will be used to develop the company's artificial intelligence-based data entry technology.
Drums Food scoops up series C funding
The youghurt producer has completed a $25.6m co-led by Danone's Manifesto Ventures subsidiary that increased its overall debt and equity financing to more than $46m.
Boeing flies into Isotropic's $14m series A
Boeing HorizonX Ventures has led a series A round for the satellite terminal developer, which plans to work with the corporate's other portfolio companies in developing its technology.
Bolder Surgical performs $27m funding operation
Formerly known as JustRight, Bolder has raised fresh funding in a Providence Ventures-backed round and rebranded to expand beyond paediatric equipment.
Ciitizen records $17m series A round
Healthcare record management platform Ciitzen has received $17m in an Andreessen Horowitz-led round that included participation from Alphabet subsidiary Verily.
Corporate venturing deal net: 14-18 January 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.

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Zomato readies billion-dollar order
Ant Financial is set to lead a round that could value online restaurant listings and ordering platform Zomato at $3bn, while SoftBank looks to rival Swiggy.
Hello TransTech greets Ant Financial in $582m round
Hellobike owner Hello TransTech has defied difficulties in the bicycle rental sector to raise $582m in a round co-led by existing investor Ant Financial.
Altria agrees $12.8bn Juul investment
E-cigarette brand Juul has overcome internal opposition to agree a $12.8bn investment by Marlboro owner Altria at a $38bn valuation.
Relay Therapeutics runs away with $400m
SoftBank Vision Fund led a series B round for the cancer therapy developer that was also backed by GV and Alexandria Venture Investments.
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