Series B

Green Rice cooks up series B-plus funding
The smart device developer, which counts SEB and Xiaomi as backers, has raised tens of millions of dollars in its third funding round this year.
Emotibot computes $30m series B
Ecovacs Robotics invested in the emotion-recognition technology developer as part of a series B round, participating as an existing backer.
Meiri Yitao produces $100m series B
The fruit and vegetable-focused social commerce platform was incubated by MissFresh and has just raised $100m in an SIG-backed round.
Genomics gees up series B round
Drug discovery technology provider Genomics has closed a second tranche of its oversubscribed series B round to increase its size to $41.7m.
Kallyope carries series B round to $87m
The gut-brain therapy developer has closed a $21m extension to its series B round backed by Illumina and Alexandria Real Estate Equities.
Cross River banks on $100m investment
CreditEase has participated in a $100m funding round for Cross River Bank, which will invest in recruitment and the strengthening of its compliance infrastructure.
Corporate venturing deal net: 3-7 December 2018
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Workato perks up with $25m series B
ServiceNow joined existing backer Workday Ventures in a $25m round for Workato, whose earlier investors also include Salesforce Ventures.

Other News

Dunamu honours HonestFund's $12m series B
Dunamu & Partners and KB Investment both invested in the peer-to-peer lender as part of a round that increased its total funding to $21m.
ErisX flexes muscles in series B round
Consensys, Fidelity, Nasdaq, Bitmain, CVC, Digital Currency Group and DRW have joined the cryptocurrency trading platform's $27.5m series B round.
Experian helps expand Jirnexu's series B to $21m
Experian and SBI have added $10m to the $11m the financial comparison platform developer raised in May, taking its total funding to $26m.
Alibaba helps build $14m round for ZStack
Cloud services management platform ZStack has collected $14m in a Shenzhen Capital-led round that featured existing investor Alibaba.
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.
Nanyan gets $15m in the can
CV Starr and SIG were among the investors in a series B-plus round for online insurance services platform Nanyan.

Editor's Picks

Intel spreads $72m across 12 companies
Intel Capital has revealed investments in 12 US or China-based portfolio companies and a partnership with the NBA.
Big Deal: Joby completes $100m funding job
Joby Aviation has raised $100m in an Intel Capital-led series B round that included JetBlue Technology Ventures, indicating the rise in air-based corporate venturing.
Huochebang loads up another $156m
Baidu Capital, which has just appointed a CEO, has co-led the logistics platform's series B-2 round, adding to a $115m tranche co-led by Tencent in December.
Big Deal: Corporates find Unity
Unity Biotechnology, which raised $116m last week, is the fourth Arch Venture Partners-launched startup to be backed by WuXi PharmaTech.
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