Telecoms

NTT notches up $500m for VC fund
Norwest Venture Partners' Vab Goel is overseeing a $500m US fund that has been closed by Japanese telecommunications firm NTT.
Tink Labs aims for $300m result
Hotel smartphone provider Tink Labs already counts Foxconn and TCL as investors but has reportedly approached travel and hospitality companies for funding at a $1.5bn valuation.
Kahan to command DTCP Israel
Irit Kahan has been promoted to lead Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners' Israel office as Guy Horowitz moves to its Silicon Valley base.
Unifonic tunes into $21m series A
The Saudi Telecom-anchored STV led the round, while Raed Ventures also invested in cloud communications technology provider Unifonic.
Unifonic tunes into $21m series A
The Saudi Telecom-anchored STV led the round, while Raed Ventures also invested in cloud communications technology provider Unifonic.
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.
Kepler caps series A at $16m
Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Digital Ventures has participated in a round that will support the growth of Kepler Communications' satellite internet network.
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.

Other News

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.

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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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