Corporate venturing deal net: 18-22 February 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Neuspera concludes $26m series B round
Neuspera Medical has secured a $12m extension to bring its series B round to the targeted $26m close, with 6 Dimensions Capital returning from the first tranche.
NSKnox locks up $15m series A
The payment protection software provider received $15m in a round co-led by Microsoft's M12 unit and venture firm Viola Ventures.
Loom spins $11m in series A
The video messaging technology developer has collected $11m in a Kleiner Perkins-led round that also featured existing backer Slack.
Ergosup puts foot on the gas
The electricity-to-hydrogen technology developer has secured $12.4m in a round featuring Air Liquide subsidiary Aliad to fund production of its storage units.
TPG-SV fund bites into Shiheng
SoftBank and TPG's venture capital partnership has supplied an eight-figure dollar amount of series B2 funding to food retail management platform Shiheng.
Corporates locate Pinpoint for series A round
Pinpoint has launched its software engineering analytics platform following a $13.5m round that featured Bloomberg Beta and Slack Fund.
Deutsche Bank and Axa rush into Zeitgold
The business finance management app developer has secured $11.3m in a round that included Deutsche Bank and Axa, increasing its overall funding to approximately $27m.

Other News

Quiqup collects more funding
The on-demand logistics service provider, which counts Transmed and Delivery Hero as existing shareholders, is looking to raise $12.9m in its latest round.
Mitsui finds the right Tonik to invest
Mitsui led a $16.8m round for the green energy and clean energy product supplier, investing together with undisclosed existing backers.
Phylagen traces corporates for $14m series A
The environmental microbiome testing kit maker has collected capital from investors including Western Digital Capital, 3M Ventures and Agfunder in its series A round.
Depsys deepens cash reserves in series B round
The Statkraft-backed energy management software producer has secured $13.1m series B funding from financial services firm BNP Paribas and Set Ventures.
Joor soars in $16m series C
The wholesale fashion e-commerce platform will expand into Asia with the proceeds from the Itochu-led round, which boosted its total funding to $36m.
Dandelion warms up $16m series A
Geothermal heating and cooling system provider Dandelion Energy received $16m in a Comcast Ventures-led round that included GV and Lennar.

Editor's Picks

Intel spreads $72m across 12 companies
Intel Capital has revealed investments in 12 US or China-based portfolio companies and a partnership with the NBA.
Intel Capital funds three more in Israel
The corporate venturing unit invested $25m to lead early-stage rounds for Velostrata, Sedona Systems and Panoply.io totalling $38.5m.
Naspers enters Silicon Valley with dedicated CVC unit
Naspers Ventures will look to link the US with Naspers' international reach, and has also led social learning company Brainly's $15m series B round.
Wireless Seismic records $12.5m
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