Series C

Corporate venturing deal net: 18-22 February 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Sonae helps ViSenze sieze $20m
The visual shopping tool provider increased its total funding to more than $34m in a series C round co-led by Sonae IM that featured several more corporate units.
CK Hutchinson ventures into Sight Diagnostics' series C
CK Hutchinson's Longliv fund has made its first investment, leading the medical diagnostic system producer's $27.8m series C round.
Joor soars in $16m series C
The wholesale fashion e-commerce platform will expand into Asia with the proceeds from the Itochu-led round, which boosted its total funding to $36m.
Corporate venturing deal net: 11-15 February 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Burning Rock fires up $126m series C
Lilly Asia Ventures had contributed to cancer diagnostics technology provider Burning Rock's series C round, which was led by GIC.
Mode pinpoints REV for $23m series C
Corporate venturing unit REV Venture Partners returned for a series C round that took the total raised by the data collaboration platform developer to $50m.
Nav nabs series C funding
Goldman Sachs has led the business financial management platform's $44.8m series C round, which included existing investors Experian and CreditEase's corporate venturing units.

Other News

Soocas brushes up on funding
Xiaomi-backed smart toothbrush producer Soocas Shenzhen Technology has received almost $30m from investors including Fosun-founded Kinzon Capital.
Signal Sciences picks up $35m
O’Reilly Media has taken part in the cybersecurity company's series C round, which was led by Lead Edge Capital, boosting its overall funding to nearly $62m.
Western Digital finds Komprise in $24m series C
Digital Western Capital has joined existing investors in a Top Tier Ventures-led round that increased the data management provider's total funding to $42m.
Augury orders up $25m series C
Munich Re reinvested in the industrial IoT technology provider's series C round, which supported an acquisition of Bloomberg-backed Alluvium.
Better Mortgage houses $70m in series C
Better Mortgage boosted its overall funding to about $115m, closing a series C round in which American Express Ventures came onboard as an investor.
Simplus samples more cash in $20m series C
The sales service provider collected $20m in the Salesforce Ventures-backed round, on top of $6.5m in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank.

Editor's Picks

Sub-$50m Investment of the Year: Maana
Maana recently won GCV’s inaugural award for energy-tech corporate venture capital (CVC) investment of the year, presented during its Venture Houston conference in November. Now, Maana has gone one-stage further and won the Sub-$50m Investment of the Year award across all industries.
Relay Therapeutics runs away with $400m
SoftBank Vision Fund led a series B round for the cancer therapy developer that was also backed by GV and Alexandria Venture Investments.
Zymergen climbs to $400m series C
The molecular product technology provider followed a nine-figure, SoftBank-led round two years ago with a series C led by the corporate's Vision Fund.
Plaid prises $250m from investors
The GV-backed financial software technology provider raised series C funding in a Kleiner Perkins-led round that valued it at $2.65bn.
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