Factory_OS constructs $55m series B round
Facebook, Google, Autodesk and Citi were among the participants in a round that will help modular housebuilder Factory_OS increase production.
MycoWorks fashions $45m series B round
Novo and AgFunder returned for a series B round disclosed as the leather substitute producer opens a new manufacturing facility.
Mech-Mind packs up series B-plus funding
Intel Capital-backed Mech-Mind Robotics has received more than $15m from Source Code Capital and existing investor Sequoia Capital China.
Manus Bio manages $75m series B
The biomanufacturer has now raised at least $103m altogether, with BBGI Public Company leading its series B round.
Supcon to succeed with $268m IPO
Chint, Sinopec, Intel, Wanxiang and Lenovo-backed process automation technology producer Supcon has priced an offering on Shanghai's Star Exchange.
XAG lands $182m in funding
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Baidu Capital co-led a $182m round for the agricultual drone developer that will support research and development.
Corporate venturing deal net: 9-13 November 2020
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
ACSL takes flight with corporate venturing fund
The unmanned aerial vehicle developer is set to launch a $9.5m vehicle next month that will invest in startups working on areas related to its main business.

Other News

Bentley Systems births $100m investment fund
Bentley iTwin Ventures is managed by Touchdown Ventures and will make strategic investments of up to $5m on behalf of its infrastructure software provider parent.
Kinetic moves to series A stage
Prologis Ventures and Nationwide Ventures both contributed to an $11.3m round for industrial safety device provider Kinetic.
Powerlist Q&A – Joshua Berg, Magna Innovation Ventures
Q&A with Josh Berg, director, Magna Innovation Ventures
Corporate venturing deal net: 2-6 November 2020
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
MegaRobo moves to $30m series B
Existing investor Robert Bosch Venture Capital and Liando U Valley were among the latest investors in robotics and internet-of-things technology provider MegaRobo.
The Protein Brewery uncorks series A round
Novo Growth led a $25.7m round for The Protein Brewery, which is seeking regulatory clearance for its fermentation-based vegetarian protein ingredients.

Editor's Picks

Desktop Metal irons out $2.5bn reverse merger
Desktop Metal, backed by a large consortium of corporates, will merge with special purpose acquisition company Trine to list on the NYSE at a $2.5bn valuation.
CVC in the Time of Coronavirus: Nicolas Sauvage, TDK Ventures
TDK's corporate venturing unit is lining up more deals to go with its investment in Genetesis this week, having been formed early last year with one eye on an economic downturn.
Interview: Rajesh Swaminathan, Applied Ventures
Rajesh Swaminathan, head of Applied Ventures, spoke to GCV about his unit increasing its investment as it prepares to bring its New York engineering services facility online.
Carbon cashes in with $260m
Adidas, Arkema, Johnson & Johnson and JSR contributed to a round that took 3D printing technolpogy provider Carbon's total funding to more than $680m.
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