Enterprise software producer HubSpot has unveiled a corporate venturing fund that will make strategic investments in software-as-a-service developers.
Cosmetic brand L'Oréal's Bold Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development has already made its first investment, in online fragrance creator Sillages Paris.
Alcoholic beverage producer Constellation Brands plans to provide $100m for female-led companies through its newly formed Focus on Female Founders initiative.
The digital media company is putting together a $1.44bn fund in which it will provide 20% of the capital, targeting state-owned vehicles for the rest.
The entertainment agency's Arrive unit, which hasalready backed Robin Hood and Ethos, has raised $20m for a investment fund with a $40m target.
Salesforce Ventures has followed the formation of a $100m Canadian fund in May by investing a further $100m in Japan Trailblazer Fund.
Energy utility Fortum is putting $170m into venture firm Valo Ventures, which was founded by CapitalG alumnus Scott Tierney.
PW Singapore and Icon have formed partnerships with Tribe Accelerator, a newly-launched program focused on blockchain startups.