Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Zinier took its overall funding to $120m in a round that included returning investor Qualcomm Ventures, with the cash to go to international growth and product development.
Brentwood Associates led a round that will fund US expansion by the Comcast and 7-Eleven-backed digital locksmith along with an expansion of its services.
The supply-chain digitisation platform raised the debt and equity financing from a consortium of new and existing investors potentially including several corporates.
Martha Notaras, previously a partner at XL Innovate, has teamed up with former New York Life Investments executive John Kim at fintech and insurtech-oriented VC fund Brewer Lane Ventures.
Opt, NTT Docomo, Lilfull, Japan Best Rescue System and Proto Corporation could exit the classified listings platform, which has received approval for a Tokyo IPO.
Weld North Education has purchased OATV-backed digital education product supplier LearnZillion, which had raised more than $22.4m in funding.
News Corp and its real estate advertising arm, REA Group, supplied $70m in convertible note financing for the property listings platform.