Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
The venture capital firm’s inaugural early-stage fund, Crane I, has reached its $90m hard cap with contributions from LPs including MassMutual Ventures, with which it has established a strategic alliance.
National Grid Partners invested in sound recognition technology developer Audio Analytic's $12m series B round, which will fund product development.
Cancer therapy developer ADC has attracted $76m to extend its series E round, after AstraZeneca supported a $200m initial tranche in 2017.
Demand Analytics and Ideo-backed InFarm has landed $100m to expand its modular urban farms to retailers in the UK, US and Japan.
A range of investors have agreed to provide about $40m for the Prof-Media-backed online video host to ramp up its original content provision.
NREP, Obos and the AF Gruppen-backed Construct Venture took part in a round that will support the AI-based design and construction simulation platform's international expansion.
Salesforce Ventures returned for a round that will be used to develop CME and Citi-backed Privitar's data management software products.