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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.
Ajisen Ramen pays another visit to Yunnex
Fast food retailer Ajisen Ramen reinvested in the smart point-of-sale device provider in a $20m series B-plus round led by Hezhi Investment.
BiomX rides to $32m series B
Johnson & Johnson, Takeda, Chong Kun Dang and Handok were among the participants in a series B round expected to advance acne and IBD drugs into the clinic.
Ant Financial parks up in Like Chuxing
Ant Financial has joined existing investor Legend Holdings in a series B-plus round that adds tens of millions of dollars to the car leasing platform provider's overall funding.
Wowqu houses series B funding
Mofang Apartment has tapped its investment unit to invest in the 58.com-backed apartment rental platform operator's $29.7m series B round.
Lalamove reaches $300m in series D
The round consisted of two tranches, led by Hillhouse Capital and Sequoia Capital respectively, and pushed Aria Group-backed Lalamove’s total funding to $460m.
Supermonkey works out series D funding
The Fosun-backed fitness brand plans to to open 100 more unmanned gymboxes in 2019 following a $53.3m round that was co-led by Starquest Capital and Yao Capital.
Intel conducts Ineda Systems acquisition
Samsung Catalyst Fund, Qualcomm Ventures and Cisco Investments have exited the low-power chipmaker in an acquisition of undisclosed size by Intel.

Other News

SoYoung looks to mature with $300m IPO
Tencent is in line for an exit after China-based cosmetic surgery booking platform SoYoung confidentially filed to go public in the US in an offering that could raise $300m.
Ola adds $92m stop to funding route
Sachin Bansal, co-founder of e-commerce company Flipkart, has contributed $92m to corporate-backed Ola’s $1bn series J round, following reports last month that suggested he had committed $21m.
Mubadala mobilises SoftBank in $400m fund
SoftBank has reportedly invested $200m in a Europe-focused venture capital fund formed by Mubadala, which had committed $15bn to its Vision Fund two years ago.
CK Hutchinson ventures into Sight Diagnostics' series C
CK Hutchinson's Longliv fund has made its first investment, leading the medical diagnostic system producer's $27.8m series C round.
Mitsubishi charts further DMP investment
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and INCJ provided a total of $36m for the mapping technology developer while Japan Infrastructure Initiative added an undisclosed amount.
Sciwind blows through series A stage
Legend Capital led a $29.5m round for SciWind, which is developing treatments for metabolic and liver diseases, with backing from Kawin Technology.

Editor's Picks

Oyo completes $1bn booking
Didi Chuxing has invested $100m in the hotel platform, allowing Oyo to close a $1bn round led by SoftBank Vision Fund and backed by Grab.
Go-Jek picks up $920m
Google, Tencent and JD.com are among the existing backers that have contributed to the first tranche of a round expected to close at $2bn that valued Go-Jek at $9.5bn.
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.
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