Daily Deal Round Up: April 13, 2021
SafeGuard Cyber has raised $45m in a Cisco-backed debt and equity round while Pine Labs has paid the same amount to buy portfolio company Fave.
Tend drills into $125m series C
The personalised dental care provider increased its overall funding to almost $200m in a GV-backed series C round.
StoneWise stocks up with $100m
The drug discovery platform developer will support its growth with new funding from investors including SIG and Legend Capital.
Grover grabs series B financing
Samsung Next and Assurant were among the investors in the $53.5m equity portion of a $71.4m round led by JMS Capital-Everglen.
StockX hits $3.8bn valuation in $60m round
The GV-backed consumer goods marketplace secuerd $60m in primary funding alongside a $190m secondary share sale by employees.
HawkEye 360 hooks $55m in series C
Esri helped the satellite constellation operator take its total funding to $155m in a round that will fund the launch of more satellites.
SoftBank finds Better option for $500m investment
The transaction hiked the onine mortgage platform developer's valuation 50% to $6bn in five months as it begins to prepare for an initial public offering.
Battery Resourcers charges up with $20m
Orbia Ventures led a round for the battery production technology provider that included TDK Ventures, Trumpf Venture, Doral Energy-Tech Ventures and InMotion Ventures.

Other News

Salesforce joins Community with $40m investment
Salesforce has supplied additional funding for the text messaging platform operator, which is also backed by Sony, Live Nation and Twilio.
Snorkel AI pipes in $35m
GV returned for a series B round that increased the machine learning technology developer's overall funding to $50m.
IceKredit gets series C2 funding
The Youzu Interactive-backed credit rating services provider has collected $34.8m in a series C2 round led by CDB-CDC Capital.
Carta Healthcare carves out series A funding
Mass General Brigham’s AI Digital Innovation Fund has chipped into a $17.3m round for the healthcare data technology provider.
Yunyou Freight delivers series B1 funding
Existing backer Tencent returned to co-lead a series B1 round sized at tens of millions of dollars for the AI-enhanced logistics service.
Corporate venturing deal net: 5-9 April 2021
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.

Editor's Picks

Glovo covers $529m funding delivery
Returning investors Drake Enterprises and Delivery Hero took part in a late-stage round boosting the local delivery service's valuation to a reported $2.35bn.
BlockFi stocks up with $350m
The Hudson River Trading and SIG-backed series D round boosted the crypto financial services provider's valuation to $3bn.
Hopin hops to $400m series C
Salesforce Ventures took part in a round that near tripled the valuation of the virtual events platform developer to $5.65bn in just four months.
Klarna collates $1bn
The instalment finance provider, which counts several corporates as investors, almost tripled its valuation to $31bn in the round.
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