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ParkJockey packs in funding at unicorn valuation
Parking technology and services provider ParkJockey has received an undisclosed amount from SoftBank at a reported billion-dollar valuation.
Constellation to pour $100m into female-led startups
Alcoholic beverage producer Constellation Brands plans to provide $100m for female-led companies through its newly formed Focus on Female Founders initiative.
Corporate venturing deal net: 3-7 December 2018
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Oyo checks in $104m Grab investment
A regulatory filing has confirmed that Grab has provided $104m for the hotel room provider that will likely be added to the $800m it secured in September.
Altria ignites interest in Juul Labs
Tobacco maker Altria is said to be seeking an expanded footprint in the e-cigarette market through a proposed investment in Juul.
Lingbao Wason Copper Foil to pick up $240m
SK Holdings is set to invest $240m in the copper foil manufacturer as the corporate pursues a strategy to increase its ecosystem of electric vehicles-related companies.
Tandem Bank cycles towards $19m
Financial services firm Convoy Global Holdings is considering a $19m investment in Tandem Bank a year and a half after the latter’s $43m deal with Sanpower fell through.
Getty Images gets $500m from Koch Industries
Koch Equity Development will invest $500m in Getty Images following the professional photography platform recently gained independence from Carlyle Group.

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Corporate venturing deal net: 19-23 November 2018
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Leo puts $70m into PellePharm
PellePharm has signed a $760m agreement with Leo Pharma to create therapies for skin cancers, with Leo investing $70m in a first tranche and securing an option to wholly acquire PellePharm.
Walmart hikes Flipkart stake to 81%
Walmart, which closed its $16bn acquisition of a 77% stake in Flipkart in August, has boosted its share of the e-commerce marketplace to 81.3%.
Coupang cops another $2bn from SoftBank
SoftBank's Vision Fund provided $1bn for the e-commerce marketplace at a $9bn valuation, three years after a $1bn investment by its parent company.
Finleap jumps on $47m
Ping An has led a $47.3m investment in Finleap through its Global Voyager Fund, joining a list of shareholders that already included Hannover Re and Signal Iduna.
BillDesk itemises $300m Visa investment
Visa has provided a reported $200m in equity funding for bill payment platform BillDesk and bought up to $100m worth of shares in a secondary transaction.

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Coupang cops another $2bn from SoftBank
SoftBank's Vision Fund provided $1bn for the e-commerce marketplace at a $9bn valuation, three years after a $1bn investment by its parent company.
BillDesk itemises $300m Visa investment
Visa has provided a reported $200m in equity funding for bill payment platform BillDesk and bought up to $100m worth of shares in a secondary transaction.
SoftBank supplies $300m for Automation Anywhere
RPA software provider Automation Anywhere received $300m from SoftBank Vision Fund at a reported $2.6bn post-money valuation, adding to $250m raised in July.
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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