Each week the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
FujiFilm-backed genetic disorder drug developer EdiGene has secured $14.3m from investors including SBI Investment, SMBC Capital and Mizuho Capital.
The innovation challenge platform, which counts Bouygues Telecom as an investor, has received $14.5m in a round that featured the Sipa-Ouest‑France-backed Sofiouest.
HDI Global led internet-of-things and insurance incubator Next Big Thing's $13.5m series A round, participating together with Finlab EOS.
The broadband supplier plans to upgrade its network having sourced commitments from Wabash Valley Power and seven telecommunication firms.
Proceeds from the series round, which was co-led by Intel Capital and National Grid Partners, will fund the development of Pixeom's edge computing software platform.
AP Moller – Maersk took part in an $11.2m round that will accelerate the international expansion of the food logistics marketplace.
The cannabis-focused vaping product maker has increased its overall funding to approximately $14.7m with a $10.4m round backed by Newstrike Brands.