Subsidiaries of Astellas and Novartis co-led a round featuring GV and 6 Dimensions Capital that took the cancer drug developer's overall funding to $60m.
Salesforce Ventures-backed financial customer communication platform Practifi has raised $16.3m for recruitment and product development.
The spice products supplier collected $14.5m from investors including Bitburger Ventures, which joins existing investor Döhler Ventures as a corporate backer.
Alibaba has taken part in an $88.3m round for the community e-commerce platform that came five months after its merger with counterpart Niwoning.
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Lilly Asia Ventures took part in a series B-plus round that marks the first for biopharmaceutical company Transcenta Holding, formed through the merger of two of the corporate's portfolio companies.