Enterprise software producer HubSpot has unveiled a corporate venturing fund that will make strategic investments in software-as-a-service developers.
Cisco has reportedly outbid others and is set to buy Tokyo Electron-backed semiconductor technology developer Luxtera for hundreds of millions of dollars.
Atlassian contributed to the round as part of a previously announced strategic agreement with InVision to integrate each other’s technologies into their respective products.
Airbnb and Slack are considering following in the footsteps of Spotify by exploring a direct listing rather than going the traditional route through Wall Street.
The facial and body recognition software developer is lining up a round that would value it at between $3.5bn and $4bn, with existing backer Alibaba a possible investor.
Ecovacs Robotics invested in the emotion-recognition technology developer as part of a series B round, participating as an existing backer.
Kozo Keikaku Engineering and BayBG were among the investors in a round that took the indoor mapping technology developer's total funding past $45m.
The AI-based contextual insight service has closed a $33.6m round that included SoftBank, Relx and Crescent Enterprises, taking its total funding to almost $56m.