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.
IUniversity of Pennsylvania spinout Exyn Technologies has completed a series A round backed by Yamaha Motor to accelerate the development of its AI drone software.
The Alphabet-backed space launch services provider has raised cash from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as it targets $314m at a likely $33.3bn pre-money valuation.
Nuno Carvalho, formerly director of innovation and corporate venturing at Bekaert, has spoken to GCV about his new remit as an investment director for KBC's VC investment vehicle, KBC Focus Fund.
JLL's investment and innovation arm took part in a $31.4m round that took electric motor developer Software Motor Company’s total funding to $48m.
Ford and Baidu are in line for exits after 3D sensor technology developer Velodyne Lidar appointed banks to underwrite an IPO expected to value it at $1.8bn.
Adidas, Arkema, Johnson & Johnson and JSR contributed to a round that took 3D printing technolpogy provider Carbon's total funding to more than $680m.
Industrial e-commerce platform Zhenkunhang raised a $160m corporate-backed series D round, which forms part of the emerging e-commerce space
Blackhorn Ventures and Tenfore Holdings co-led a $14.3m round for the construction management software developer, whose earlier backers include Autodesk.
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.