Series C

Corporate venturing deal net: 11-15 January 2021
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Clark clocks up series C funding
Tencent led an $83.9m round for the insurance technology developer, which counts Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1 among its earlier investors.
One Main swerves into $95m Curve round
The CreditEase and Mouro Capital-backed payment technology provider lured personal finance firm OneMain Financial to co-lead its series C round.
Jobandtalent expands series C to $203m
Temporary staffing portal Jobandtalent has added $108m to its latest round from investors including Seek to take its total funding to roughly $290m.
Hipcamp pins down $57m
The O’Reilly Media-backed online campsite booking service achieved a $300m valuation in a series C round featuring Index Ventures and Bond Capital.
Perfect Corp pockets $50m
CyberLink has reinvested in the beauty product sampling service through a series C round that was led by Goldman Sachs.
WorkTrans undertakes $140m series D
Tencent participated in the HR management software provider's series D round, which was disclosed together with $50.5m in series C funding.
Investors roll Dice to $80m series C
Sanofi Ventures contributed to a series C round for Dice Molecules, which is advancing a potential psoriasis treatment.

Other News

CorWave reaches $40m series C round
Novo helped the cardiac pump developer CorWave secure series C funding to increase its total funding to over $95m.
Amperex reaches Horizon in $400m round
Artificial intelligence processor developer Horizon Robotics added $400m in series C2 funding to the $150m it raised last month.
Starburst dazzles Salesforce in $100m series C
Salesforce Ventures has backed enterprise data query software developer Starburst in a move aimed at strengthening its Tableau data visualisation tool.
Terns earns $87m in series C round
Eli Lilly invested directly and through its Lilly Asia Ventures fund, in a round that brought liver disease-focused drug developer Terns' overall funding to $197m.
Tencent sparks $279m Enflame series C round
Tencent made its fourth investment in data centre technology provider Enflame Technologies, which has now raised more than $470m altogether.
KeenOn attracts SoftBank’s attention for series C
The service robot technology developer has raised a fresh funding round sized at hundreds of millions of yuan, which came nine months after its $28.6m series B round.

Editor's Picks

Joby ascends with $590m
The aerial electric taxi developer increased its overall funding to $720m in a series C round led by a $394m investment from Toyota.
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 C 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.
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