Aria Systems organises $30m equity payment
Dell-backed cloud billing service Aria Systems has now raised $180m altogether, securing $30m from Runway Capital and its existing investors.
Licious orders in $25m
Nichirei Corp led Licious' series D round, three months after the online meat and fish delivery service raised $25m in a separate round led by Bertelsmann.
Emotibot computes $30m series B
Ecovacs Robotics invested in the emotion-recognition technology developer as part of a series B round, participating as an existing backer.
Axelspace explores series B round
Mitsui and Dai-ichi Life have backed a $22.9m investment round led by 31Ventures Global Innovation Fund that will fund the launch of Axelspace's latest satellite.
NavVis maps out $35m series C
Kozo Keikaku Engineering and BayBG were among the investors in a round that took the indoor mapping technology developer's total funding past $45m.
Corporates help EdCast curate fresh funding
The AI-based contextual insight service has closed a $33.6m round that included SoftBank, Relx and Crescent Enterprises, taking its total funding to almost $56m.
WaveOptics makes a splash with $26m
Robert Bosch Venture Capital reinvested in the augmented reality technology developer as part of a round that valued it at $96m.
M17 makes $25m to beat IPO blues
M17 Entertainment, backed by MCN, Yahoo Japan and LeSports, has collected $25m after a failed attempt at an IPO earlier this year.

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LeanIX tilts to $30m series C
Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners returned for a round that boosted the enterprise architecture technology developer's total funding to approximately $40m.
Contentful collects series D round funding
The content management software provider has received $33.5m in a Salesforce Ventures-backed series D round, boosting its total funding to about $78m.
Japan Post ships series E cash to Sansan
Sansan raised $26.4m, adding Japan Post to a roster of corporate shareholders that includes CyberAgent, GMO, Nikkei Nippon Life, Recruit and Salesforce.
Workato perks up with $25m series B
ServiceNow joined existing backer Workday Ventures in a $25m round for Workato, whose earlier investors also include Salesforce Ventures.
Acast accepts $35m in series C round
The Bonnier Growth Media-backed podcast marketplace has taken series C funding at a $190m valuation, boosting its total funding to more than $67m.
OG DNA Genetics grows funding to $35m
The cannabis production manager has invested $6m as part of a total fundraising of $35m for cannabis grower OG DNA Genetics.

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GE invests $27.6m in InSightec, execs take top slots
GE Healthcare steps up involvement with portfolio company InSightec, investing much of the ultrasound technology company's latest round, with senior GE executives joining the company as chief executive and chairman.
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