Lilly Asia Ventures has contributed to a $35m funding round for Elpiscience which has brought its overall funding to $55m.
Asahi Kasei has supplied $1m in a series A extension to bring the total of the series A round, already backed by GC, to $10.5m.
Educational toy maker Tech Will Save Us has closed a $6.7m series A round to fuel its European expansion, after M&C Saatchi had supported a first close in March this year.
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Yamaha's corporate venturing unit has led the robotic exoskeleton maker's series A round which also featured half a dozen venture capital firms.
The respective corporate venturing units of Coinbase and Ripple have taken part in a series a round that will help Securitize complete a digital security offering next year.