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Vacasa books into $64m round
Vacasa has added $64m in an Assurant-backed round that will help the holiday property manager pursue further domestic and international expansion.
Corporate venturing deal net: 15-19 October 2018
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Loggi locates SoftBank for nine-figure round
SoftBank Vision Fund has reportedly put $100m into the delivery service provider, whose existing shareholders include Qualcomm Ventures.
Edianzu downloads $60m in series D round
Source Code Capital and an unnamed sovereign wealth fund have provided capital for Edianzu, the IT equipment supplier backed by Lakala.
Chehaoduo shifts into next round with $162m
Seven months after raising $818m in a series C round led by Tencent, Chehaoduo has added $162m in series C-plus funding alongside a $430m commitment from the city of Kunshan.
Maersk helps carry $21.6m to Loadsmart series A
Loadsmart has pushed its total funding to $34.7m following a $21.6m series A round co-led by Maersk Growth, Connor Capital and Chromo Invest.
Corporate venturing deal net: 8-12 October 2018
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
G2 Crowd brings in $55m
LinkedIn-backed business software marketplace G2 Crowd has now raised more than $100m since it was founded and is valued at nearly $500m.

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The Association accelerator prepares second brief
Trade body Association of International Certified Professional Accountants provides participants in its accelerator with up to $25,000 in funding to target either financial information or occupational competency applications.
Blackbuck collects $27m funding delivery
Flipkart-backed freight shipping marketplace Blackbuck has received $27.2m in funding, with existing backer Sequoia Capital leading the round.
SoftBank considers $20bn WeWork deal
The corporate's Vision Fund is reportedly thinking of buying a majority stake in WeWork for $15bn to $2bn, though the FT places the deal size at up to $10bn.
Xiaozhu moves toward $300m in latest round
The Bertelsmann-backed short-term accommodation marketplace has raised nearly $300m in a round led by Yunfeng Capital.
Landray beams up DingTalk funding
Alibaba has backed smart enterprise tools provider Landray through its DingTalk communication app office, building on earlier collaborations between Landray and the corporate’s AliCloud unit.
Kraft Heinz commits $100m to Evolv
Evolv Ventures will be headed by ex-Lightbank partner Bill Pescatello and will fund startups developing technology for the food industry.

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Chehaoduo shifts into next round with $162m
Seven months after raising $818m in a series C round led by Tencent, Chehaoduo has added $162m in series C-plus funding alongside a $430m commitment from the city of Kunshan.
SoftBank considers $20bn WeWork deal
The corporate's Vision Fund is reportedly thinking of buying a majority stake in WeWork for $15bn to $2bn, though the FT places the deal size at up to $10bn.
Traveloka seeks $400m from fundraising journey
Travel booking platform Traveloka, which raised $350m from Expedia last year at a $2bn valuation, has reportedly entered talks with unnamed parties to raise a further $400m.
Vision Fund plots course to Zuoyebang investment
SoftBank Vision Fund is in discussions to invest some $500m in the online educational assistance platform, which was spun off from Baidu three years ago.
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