Ladi Greenstreet has left his US-based head of healthcare position at Accenture Ventures to become the unit's head of UK and Ireland.
Nikkei, Gree, Globis, Dentsu and Yahoo Japan have exited video streaming platform Bouncy, which has been purchased by Asahi Shimbun for an undisclosed sum.
Pablo Moro Casquete has left his head of innovation role at Mutua Madrileña to join Telefónica’s Innovation Investment arm, having previously worked for the telecoms firm for over a decade.
The Japan-based investment firm has partnered Mizuho Financial Group to set up The Fund, which will back later-stage, pre-IPO companies.
Tomás Ocampo, previously corporate venturing adviser to Japanese energy companies J-Power and Osaka Gas on electric mobility and renewable energy deals in the US, has helped petroleum supplier YPF form its corporate venturing unit.
The fund will focus on logistics technology developers and boasts JD Logistics, parent company JD.com and unnamed additional corporates among its limited partners.
Deutsche Telekom's corporate venturing vehicle has sourced capital from limited partners including SK Telecom and Zeiss for a newly formed VC and growth fund.
Sino-Singapore Healthcare Fund will back businesses in Southeast Asia, and Sinopharm has also taken part in a $20m series B round for one of its other partners, Novena Global Lifecare.
SMBC Venture Capital and YJ Capital are among the investors that provided $28m for the smartphone app development platform in a round led by Eight Roads Ventures Japan.
Adiari Vazquez, formerly investment manager at Caixa Geral de Depósitos’ Caixa Capital subsidiary, has joined Siemens-backed Next47 as an associate.