Financial servicec provider Monzo, previously backed by corporate Orange and Stripe, raised $130m round at a valuation of $2.6bn, making it the second most valuable fintech developer in the UK.
Sector analysis: Consumer
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Oncology therapeutics developer Fusion Pharmaceticals closed a $105 round, featuring several corporate investors. The deal forms part of the growing broad oncology space, which has seen much attention from corporate venturers in recent years.
The SoftBank´s Vision Fund participated in a $300m round of robotics tech provider CloudMinds. This is a deal in the wider robotics and drones space, which has seen much growth in recent years
The two rivalling US-based ride hailing platforms Uber and Lyft, both counting many corporates among their backers, are preparing to float on public markets in the coming weeks, with the
valuations of the two combined likely to stand well above $100bn
Media group Vice, backed by various corporates, is looking to raise a $200m in equity and debt financing, after laying off 10% of its employees