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Grupo Benner scores Scaramel as innovation manager
Vinícius Scaramel left his position as an innovation area manager at InterCement to join fellow corporate Grupo Benner as innovation and products manager.
Gartlan goes to Yield Lab
Kieran Gartlan has departed from a Latin America-based senior director position at CME Group for a managing director role at The Yield Lab.
Data Republic makes $16m date
The data sharing software producer has received series A funding from investors that included Singtel Innov8, ANZ, Reinventure and new strategic partner Singapore Airlines.
QuintoAndar goes home with $64m
Existing investor Qualcomm Ventures has returned to back the apartment rental website's $64m series C round, which will support an expansion into additional cities.
Huddle claims $19m series A
SevenWest Media and Hollard Insurance have joined the insurtech platform's series A round which was led by AirTree Ventures.
Almeida makes tracks from Stefanini
Marcos Almeida has departed from IT services provider Stefanini after three years leading strategic investment and acquisition deals.
Corporate venturing deal net: 12-16 November 2018
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Corporates help dish up $500m for iFood
Online food delivery platform iFood has secured another $500m in a round featuring majority owner Movile and fellow corporate Naspers.

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Brazil grows in the global venture community
Innovative region: Brazil
Monashees mobilises CreditEase for $150m fund
CreditEase is part of a list of limited partners that provided $150m for Brazil-based venture firm Monashees to close its eighth fund.
Corporate venturing deal net: 29 October-2 November 2018
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Significant Capital to stand out with $36m
Significant Capital Ventures was officially launched this week with backing from Hindmarsh to invest in seed-stage spinouts emerging out of five Australian universities.
Soul Machines seeks $20m with Daimler help
Daimler Financial Services has committed $7m to a series B round for intelligent avatar technology developer Soul Machines that has a $20m target.
Naspers goes home with $96m fund
Naspers, which has had some substantial success with its overseas investments, will fund South African startups through the Naspers Foundry from 2019.

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Corporates help dish up $500m for iFood
Online food delivery platform iFood has secured another $500m in a round featuring majority owner Movile and fellow corporate Naspers.
Ant Financial backs StoneCo on way to $1.1bn IPO
Payment technology provider StoneCo will raise about $1.1bn if it floats at the top of its range, while Ant Financial is investing $100m through a private placement.
Tencent deposits $180m in Nubank
Digital banking service Nubank has raised $180m from Tencent at a $4bn valuation, increasing its overall equity funding to about $505m.
Big Deal: Didi Chuxing buys a 99
Didi Chuxing's reported $600m acquisition of a majority stake in its Brazilian counterpart indicates a new level to its expansion plans.
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