Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Greenleaf Foods invested $5m in the fish substitute producer as part of a series B round that included General Mills' corporate venturing subsidiary, 301.
Opt, NTT Docomo, Lilfull, Japan Best Rescue System and Proto Corporation could exit the classified listings platform, which has received approval for a Tokyo IPO.
The cross-border e-commerce marketplace has received an undisclosed eight-figure renminbi amount from Weibo, which will help boost its livestreaming capabilities.
The spice products supplier collected $14.5m from investors including Bitburger Ventures, which joins existing investor Döhler Ventures as a corporate backer.
The Tencent and Alibaba-backed social commerce platform suspended the dicussions last year but is now retrying for financing at a $6bn valuation.
Target-backed sleep product provider Casper has set a $100m placeholder target for its initial public offering, having been valued at $1.1bn early last year.
Alibaba has taken part in an $88.3m round for the community e-commerce platform that came five months after its merger with counterpart Niwoning.