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Skoda skips from Workday to Morgan Stanley
Workday Ventures has lost its vice-president of investments, Brittany Skoda, less than two years after she joined the corporate venturing unit from Goldman Sachs.
Toast gets $400m meal
The Alphabet-backed restaurant management platform developer's series F round valued it at $4.9bn and it has now received more than $900m in funding altogether.
Vedantu spreads series C out to $66m
The online tutoring platform has added $24m to a round featuring TAL Education that now totals $66m, as it prepares to expand into younger age groups.
Corporate venturing deal net: 10-14 February 2020
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds
Salesforce Ventures homes in on Hosomura
Takuya Hosomura, previously a senior manager at Rakuten Capital, has joined fellow corporate venturing vehicle Salesforce Ventures as a principal.
Neo Career recruits corporates for new funding
Existing backers Mynavi and Link and Motivation were among the investors that backed a $41.4m round for the recruitment service provider.
Frog hops to venturing partnership
Frog will take equity in future Tuesday Capital portfolio companies in return for providing design services, building on an existing partnership between the pair.
Infosys spells out $250m Simplus acquisition
Infosys has agreed to pay $250m for sales services provider Simplus, which had raised more than $40m in funding from backers including Salesforce Ventures.

Other News

Shippeo receives series B funding delivery
The shipping analytics platform developer secured $21.8m in a round led by NGP Capital, bringing its overall funding above $35m.
Baseconnect links to corporates in series A round
Yahoo Japan, Uzabase, Orico and Nihon Unisys all chipped into a $16.4m round for the corporate information database operator, which will spend the cash on technology development and marketing.
Byju’s brings in another $200m
General Atlantic has put up a reported $200m for the educational content provider's latest round, following the same amount from Tiger Global last month.
Corporate venturing deal net: 3-7 February 2020
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
VisasQ to visit Tokyo listing
Tokyo’s Mothers Market has approved an IPO for the business knowledge-sharing platform that would allow CyberAgent, DA Consortium and Mizuho Bank to exit.
Prologis helps ship $40m to Sendoso
Merchandise shipment services provider Sendoso has added Prologis to its shareholders in a $40m series B round that was led by Oak HC/FT.

Editor's Picks

SoftBank sorts We Company with $9.5bn financing package
Jin Jiang International and Legend Holdings will get exit routes through the deal, which is set to give SoftBank a stake in the workspace provider sized at about 80%.
We Co pulls its IPO - what now?
With news that We Co has withdrawn its IPO filing, we take a look at what the move could mean for corporate venturing going forward.
SoftBank mulls $1bn supplement for We Company
The additional cash would be added to the $1.5bn second tranche of warrant financing agreed by SoftBank and the beleaguered We Company late last year.
We Company releases billion-dollar IPO filing
SoftBank-backed workspace provider We Company has filed for an initial public offering in which it reportedly expects to raise up to $4bn.
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