Truphone dials up backers for more funding
Independent News & Media-backed Truphone has added $23.6m to its coffers through a rights issue, with about $47m more committed on a conditional basis.
Rowles swims into Sky Ocean Ventures
Jamie Rowles has left a venture capital position at Jetstone Asset Management to head Sky’s impact venturing fund.
Campana receives $40m in series B funding
The fibre optic network operator raised the cash in a round co-led by Mitsui, and is looking to add a $40m debt facility.
Working Capital lands funding from Zalando
Zalando and Children’s Investment Fund Foundation have added $2.5m to Working Capital's supply chain-focused fund, which now stands at $25.2m.
Telecoms growth continues
GCV Analytics defines the telecoms sector as encompassing telecoms service providers, wireless connectivity technologies and other related businesses.
Hartanto hurries to MDI Ventures
Aldi Adrian Hartanto has departed from Mandiri Capital after two years to take up a position at another Indonesia-based corporate venturing unit.

Other News

Dialpad calls investors in to raise $50m
GV and SoftBank-backed Dialpad has boosted its total funding to $120m after securing capital in a series D round led by Iconiq Capital.
Swisscom switches to external investors for $199m fund
Swisscom has committed about $50m with the Digital Transformation Fund sourcing the rest from institutional investors.
Starry stacks up $100m
IAC-backed internet service provider Starry has raised $100m in funding, nearly double its target for the round.
Google fuels KaiOS with $22m investment
KaiOS Technologies, the developer of a low-memory mobile operating system, has received $22m from new strategic partner Google.
Telstra and HarbourVest ring in $500m fund
Corporate venturing unit Telstra Ventures has transferred its assets into a partnership with HarbourVest reportedly sized at $500m.
MyRepublic restates series C intention
The Sinar Mas-backed company has nearly doubled the size of its series C round to almost $112m after securing $60m from CLSA and Kamet Capital Partners.

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Akimoto joins TransLink as Sompo supplies $40m
Nobuyuki Akimoto's departure from NTT Docomo Ventures comes as insurance firm Sompo commits up to $80m to TransLink to manage its corporate venture capital fund.
CVC proves a good option for emerging markets mobility
A report authored by GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator and Delta Partners recommends strategic investments for mobile operators in emerging markets,
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