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Daily Deal Round Up: July 29, 2021
Carbon-neutral blockchain technology developer Core Scientific raised $54m from Celsius while autoimmune disease therapy developer Topas Therapeutics took a BIVF-backed round past $47m.
Pendo reaches $2.6bn valuation in $150m series F
The Salesforce-backed digital marketing technology provider received the cash in a round led by B Capital Group that brought its overall funding past the $350m mark.
Airwallex founders launch $200m strategic fund
Capital 49 will invest in companies developing technology utilising Airwallex's payment infrastructure, and has a $200m target for its close.
GCV Leadership Society – New Member Spotlight: Blackberry
Vito Giallorenzo shares insights on BlackBerry's new approach to venture.
Award-winner Malik joins Dell
Dell Technologies Capital has hired Radhika Malik, formerly a senior associate at Samsung’s $500m Catalyst Fund.
Daily Deal Round Up: July 28, 2021
Denso took part in a $71m series D round for artificial intelligence technology provider Blaize while inflammatory disease drug developer Aristea closed a $63m Novo and Arena-backed round.
DataRobot authenticates $300m series G round
the augmented intelligence software producer more than doubled its valuation to $6.3bn in a ServiceNow-backed round and has bought corporate-backed Algorithmia.
PsiQuantum crosses off $450m in funding
M12 returned to reinvest in the quantum computer developer at a valuation topping $3bn, boosting its overall funding to $665m.

Other News

Wiliot wins $200m in series C funding
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led a round for the IoT tagging technology developer that was backed by several other corporate investors.
Herbst leaves Nvidia to set up GFT Ventures
Jeff Herbst has departed from his role heading Nvidia GPU Ventures to join Samsung Ventures alumnus Jay Eum at the recently formed GFT Ventures.
Daily Deal Round Up: July 27, 2021
SAP.io took part in email software provider Sedna's $34m series B round while Byju's picked up BCC-backed learning app developer Toppr in a deal reportedly sized at about $150m.
Rising Stars Q&A – Steve Deutsch, MSVC
Q&A with Steve Deutsch, investment principal, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital
Huang and Zeb to hang at GV
The Alphabet unit hired two partners for its enterprise and fintech team, three months after bringing Dan Lynch and EIR Mojca Skoberne on board.
Ngam-maykin leaves SCB for Sea
After five years in corporate venturing at Siam Commercial Bank, Sea has hired 2020 GCV Rising Stars winner Jaytiya Ngam-maykin as head of corporate development.

Editor's Picks

DataRobot authenticates $300m series G round
the augmented intelligence software producer more than doubled its valuation to $6.3bn in a ServiceNow-backed round and has bought corporate-backed Algorithmia.
Herbst leaves Nvidia to set up GFT Ventures
Jeff Herbst has departed from his role heading Nvidia GPU Ventures to join Samsung Ventures alumnus Jay Eum at the recently formed GFT Ventures.
Planet Labs plans $2.8bn reverse takeover
Google and Koch Strategic Platforms are among the investors in a $200m private placement supporting the geographic data provider's reverse merger.
SentinelOne sends itself to public markets
The Qualcomm Ventures and Samsung Ventures-backed XDR cybersecurity platform developer is going public in an offering sized above $1.22bn.
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