Microsoft, Samsung, BMW i Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital and Dell Technologies Capital all invested in a round that valued the AI chipmaker at $1.7bn.
The corporate has resurrected the Schneider Electric Ventures unit it folded into Aster in 2010 and will invest up to $565m through the vehicle.
SNCF has invested in BlaBlaCar, the buyer of its bus transport subsidiary, Ouibus, in a round that took the carpooling platform's total funding to $450m.
GSK, Sphera Global and Medison-backed gene therapy developer Orchard Therapeutics raised $200m in an offering that could possibly close at $230m.
GSK is the second largest shareholder of gene therapy developer Orchard Therapeutics, which has raised more than $290m in equity funding.
SoftBank Vision Fund has acquired a sizeable stake in automotive e-commerce platform Auto1, its first Germany-based investment.