Information Technology

Daily Deal Round Up: May 10, 2021
Legend Holdings' Legend Star unit led a round for optical chip producer Turing Quantum sized above $15m while several Japanese companies also raised money.
Corporates illuminate Lightmatter in $80m series B
Alphabet, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Lockheed Martin invested in the photonic computing technology developer’s series B round, increasing its total funding to $113m.
Vast Data vaults to $83m series D
Nvidia participated in a round valuing the data storage technology provider, which counts Dell, Siemens and Mellanox as investors, at $3.7bn.
Daily Deal Round Up: May 6, 2021
Opioid addiction care provider Groups Recover Together and healthcare management platform developer Vim each raised $60m, with Optum Ventures backing both rounds.
AEye amends reverse merger deal downwards
The corporate-backed lidar technology provider will now be valued at $1.52bn pre-acquisition rather than the $1.9bn figure when the deal was announced in February.
Daily Deal Round Up: May 5, 2021
SoftBank Vision Fund led a $75m round valuing OKR platform developer WorkBoard at $800m while therapist network provider Headway hit a $750m valuation.
Qiniu queues up $100m IPO
The Alibaba and Telstra-backed cloud services provider has filed to float in the United States having raised a reported $445m in the past five years.

Other News

Daily Deal Round Up: May 4, 2021
Solidia Technologies, Kelun Biotech and Doer Biologics all raised more than $70m while Sony added cash to a round valuing Discord at $7bn.
Mobvista wins Reyun in $232m deal
Fosun is set to exit the mobile data-monitoring platform developer in an acqusition by Mobvista that will follow $36m of funding.
Atlassian plans second programme for in-house incubator
Point A will enable Atlassian’s employees to receive funding and guidance to develop new additions to its product range.
Kossmann leaves Applied Ventures for In-Q-Tel
Jackie Kossmann, who joined Applied Ventures in 2017 and won a GCV Rising Stars award in January, will be an investor at In-Q-Tel.
Daily Deal Round Up: April 30, 2021
Driverless vehicle developer EasyMile closed a $66.4m round featuring Alstom and Continental while UCB and LivaNova-backed EEG technology developer Ceribell secured $53m.
Darktrace races to $230m IPO
The cybersecurity technology provider, which counts SB Isat among its early investors, has gone public in its home country.

Editor's Picks

MessageBird's series C mushrooms to $1bn
Bonnier was among the investors that added $800m to the marketing technology provider's latest round, with $600m funding its purchase of SparkPost.
UiPath reaches public markets
CapitalG is selling $85.5m of shares in the robotic process automation technology producer as part of an offering sized at almost $1.34bn.
UiPath officially gets on the IPO road
The Alphabet and Tencent-backed automation software producer, valued at $35bn as of last month, has filed for a $1bn offering.
Okta organises $6.5bn Auth0 acquisition
Salesforce Ventures, NTT Docomo Ventures, DTCP and Telstra Ventures are set to exit the authentication technology developer in an all-stock transaction.
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