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Corporate venturing deal net: 15-18 April 2019
Each week the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Outreach re-engages with investors to raise $114m
M12 returned to help provide series E funding for customer engagement platform developer Outreach, which has more than doubled its valuation to $1.1bn in under a year.
Lyric makes room for Airbnb in $160m round
Short-term accommodation provider Lyric has secured $160m in an Airbnb-led series B round that also featured Tishman Speyer and RXR Realty.
Vtron takes a seat at $72m education fund
Vtron Group has agreed to supply 20% of the capital for an education-focused investment vehicle formed by Tianfeng Securities that has reportedly reached a $44m first close.
Corporates unlock Qinlin Technology's series B round
The smart security and residential services technology provider has collected several hundred millions of yuan in a round featuring Xiaomi and JD Digits.
Investors load up Astroscale series D to $80m
The space debris removal company has raised another $30m for its Mitsubishi Estate and Koei Tecmo-backed series D round and has now received $132m in total.
Corporate venturing deal net: 8-12 April 2019
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Traveloka lands $420m
Traveloka has followed a $500m Expedia and round two years ago by reportedly adding $420m from GIC and unnamed existing investors.

Other News

Shenmachuxing powers up $20m series A
The Red Avenue New Materials Group-backed new energy vehicle trading platform has raised $20m in a KTB Investment & Securities-led round.
Fliit fits in series A funding
AP Moller – Maersk took part in an $11.2m round that will accelerate the international expansion of the food logistics marketplace.
BlackBuck builds up D round to $112m
BlackBuck has collected another $36m for a series D round that now stands at $112m, valuing the Flipkart-backed freight services marketplace at more than $900m.
Klook looks up SoftBank for $225m
The travel activities booking platform raised the cash in a series D-plus round led by SoftBank Vision Fund, eight months after a $200m series D.
Digital Garage goes to GrubMarket in $25m round
Fosun, Arancia and the Kraft Heinz-backed Evolv Ventures all took part in the agricultural produce supplier's latest round, which was co-led by Digital Garage.
Xingpai increases Ucommune commitment
Beijing Xingpai Group has returned a second time to invest $29.8m in Ucommune through a real estate affiliate, two months after reports the co-working space provider was preparing an IPO.

Editor's Picks

Flexport extracts $1bn in SoftBank-led round
Cargo shipping services platform Flexport is now valued at $3.2bn following a $1bn round led by SoftBank Vision Fund that will go to technology development and hiring.
DoorDash reaches series F with $400m
The last-mile consumer goods delivery service has almost quadrupled its valuation in under a year, as SoftBank Vision Fund returned for a $400m round.
Oyo completes $1bn booking
Didi Chuxing has invested $100m in the hotel platform, allowing Oyo to close a $1bn round led by SoftBank Vision Fund and backed by Grab.
SoftBank goes to WeWork with another $3bn
Work and living space provider WeWork will receive warrant financing from Vision Fund at a valuation of at least $42bn through two $1.5bn tranches in 2019.
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