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Loggi locks up $205m
SoftBank and Microsoft have helped the last-mile delivery service increase its valuation to roughly $2bn in a round led by CapSur Capital.
RecargaPay racks up $70m in series C
Experian helped the mobile payment services provider pass $100m of total funding, participating in a round that will support hiring and product development.
Corporate venturing deal net: 22-26 February 2021
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Employment Hero heralds fresh funding
The human resources software developer has secured $20.4m at a $178.1m valuation with the support of Salesforce Ventures and Seek.
Google spreads the wealth
Google has disclosed $75m in financing commitments to equity and debt initiatives in areas including Europe and Latin America.
Descomplica solves $84.5m round
SoftBank has thrown its weight behind edtech developer Descomplica by co-leading an $84.5m round with Invus Opportunities.
PSafe secures CyberLabs in merger deal
Qihoo 360 has exited the Brazil-based peer after it joined AI technology group CyberLabs to form a new company, CyberLabs Group.
Synthetix gets $12m
Coinbase Ventures has invested in the decentralised trading platform through the purchase of its native tokens.

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Rising Stars Q&A – Banafsheh Fathieh, Prosus Ventures
Rising Stars Q&A – Banafsheh “B” Fathieh, head of investments for the Americas, Prosus Ventures
Savola agrees first deal in Lyve
Saudi Arabia-based group's corporate venture capital fund will invest in disruptive technologies and opportunities in the food and retail space.
Corporate venturing deal net: 8-12 February 2021
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Jüsto stacks $65m for series A
The Bimbo and Femsa-backed online grocer has now received over $100m in total, having raised $65m from venture capital investors for its series A round.
SoftBank helps Igah Ventures to $130m
SoftBank was among the contributors to the $130m raised by the venture firm, created through the merger of Joa Investimentos and E.bricks Ventures.
Corporate venturing deal net: 1-5 February 2021
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.

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Brazil adds triple fundraisings
The three funds comes as Daniel de Macedo switches role and a new trade body committee is set up for CVCs.
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.
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