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Corporate venturing deal net: 10-14 June 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
GE Ventures to sell its portfolio
General Electric had considered spinning out its corporate venturing operation, but has now shifted its focus to finding a buyer for a portfolio consisting of stakes in more than 100 companies.
Depop bags $62m series C round
Lumar-backed social shopping app Depop has received $62m in a series C round that will fund the company's expansion in the US.
Peloton Interactive enters IPO cycle
Peloton has confidentially filed for an initial public offering in the US that would follow $995m of equity funding and provide exits for Comcast and Grace Beauty.
Swiggy sways towards SoftBank for $1bn round
SoftBank is in advanced negotiations to provide $300m to $500m for the food delivery platform's second $1bn round in the space of a year.
Global Fashion Group gets ready for $338m IPO
Rocket Internet, Access Industries and Tengelmann-backed fashion e-commerce marketplace GFG could float in Germany next month.
The RealReal sets up shop for IPO
The second-hand luxury goods marketplace has set down a $100m target for an initial public offering that would offer an exit for Novel TMT Ventures.
Corporate venturing deal net: 27-31 May 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.

Other News

Crazy Dog retrieves series B funding
Fosun co-led a $43.4m round for omnichannel petcare brand Crazy Dog that will support an expansion slated to include the opening of offline stores.
Corporates to help feed $100m to Israeli startups
Tnuva Food Industries and Tempo Beverages are among the partners that will invest up to $100m in foodtech and agtech developers in Israel.
SoftBank considers throwing $350m into Lenskart
The eyewear e-commerce platform could potentially be valued at $1.3bn in a prospective deal that would give SoftBqnk Vision Fund a 27% stake.
Marui tailors funding for Fabric Tokyo
Marui Group has invested an undisclosed amount in tailored clothing e-commerce platform Fabric Tokyo in connection with a strategic partnership.
Mars and JVP to explore R&D space
Mars has partnered Jerusalem Venture Partners in a venture that will involve them investing in Israel-based developers of food, agriculture and nutrition technologies.
Corporate venturing deal net: 20-24 May 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.

Editor's Picks

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.
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.
Swiggy secures $1bn in series H funding
The round reportedly valued the online food ordering platform at $3.3bn and was led by $660m from Naspers, while Meituan Dianping and Tencent also invested.
Tokopedia tops up latest round to $1.1bn
SoftBank Vision Fund and Alibaba have co-led a $1.1bn round for the e-commerce marketplace that also featured Softbank Ventures Korea.
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