In this short piece, we provide a comparison of our GCV Analytics data with Pitchbook’s data up until the end of the third quarter of 2018.
A round up of all the latest news on www.globalcorporateventuring.com for our subscribers
Travel and accommodation booking service Booking Holdings committed $200m to ride hailing app Grab alongside a partnership deal
This is our data snapshot based on last month’s investment activity.
The charts and tables have been generated by our data platform GCV Analytics.
Media holding WndrCo led a $295m round raised by the mobile VPN provider AnchorFree, part of the broader and vivid cybersecurity space.
Uber has struck a strategic partnership on autonomous car research with Toyota, which featured a $500m investment from the auto manufacturer at a $72bn valuation.
Since the beginning of 2017, Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) Analytics has tracked and seen a number of companies backed by China-based internet company Tencent go public in Hong Kong and the US.
Two corporate players backed gene therapeutics firm Orchard Therapeutics in a round that may indicate an uptick in investments in genetics-related tech for this year
Large rounds tend to be raised by companies based in the US and China, more so than other parts of the world. China-based businesses also tend to raise much larger rounds.