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Grab revs up $150m Yamaha investment
Grab has increased its latest round to $2.85bn with a $150m investment by its latest strategic partner, Yamaha Motor.
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.
G7 tracks corporates to raise $320m
The fleet monitoring software provider's latest round, concluded in October but only revealed now, featured Total Energy Ventures, Tencent, GLP and Bank of China.
Uber and Slack slide closer to IPO
Uber has confidentially filed for an initial public offering while Slack has hired Goldman Sachs to lead its own IPO at a purported $10bn valuation.
Lyft files for 2019 IPO
Lyft, which has raised some $4.4bn from investors including Alibaba, GM, Tencent, Alphabet, Magna, Rakuten, Jaguar Land Rover and Didi Chuxing, has confidentially filed to go public.
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.
TransWiseway finds route to $102m
The traffic and driving data platform developer raised the cash in a series A round that was led by Ant Financial with backing from a China TransInfo Technology fund.
Grab to join Oyo's $1bn round
The ride hailing app is in advanced talks to invest $100m in the round which includes contribution from SoftBank Vision Fund and values the hotel operator at $5bn.

Other News

Michelin rolls out CVC fund
Michelin Ventures is in the process of closing its fourth investment and hopes to invest between $28.5m and $34m per year.
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.
Corporates take Leap in $288m series A
Leap Motor has received $288m in a round co-led by Shanghai Electric and CRRC as it prepares to launch its smart electric sports car early next year.
Corporate venturing deal net: 12-16 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.
Qualcomm enters Airspace in $20m series B
Supply chain management software provider Airspace Technologies took its total funding to $28m in a round featuring existing investor Qualcomm Ventures.
AdaSky attracts $20m from Sungwoo Hitech
The autonomous driving technology developer plans to expand globally after landing funding from Sungwoo Hitech as part of a larger round.

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Lyft files for 2019 IPO
Lyft, which has raised some $4.4bn from investors including Alibaba, GM, Tencent, Alphabet, Magna, Rakuten, Jaguar Land Rover and Didi Chuxing, has confidentially filed to go public.
SNCF gets in BlaBlaCar for $114m round
SNCF has invested in BlaBlaCar, the buyer of its bus transport subsidiary, Ouibus, in a round that took the carpooling platform's total funding to $450m.
Hyundai and Kia hike Grab round to $2.7bn
The carmakers have supplied $250m in connection with an electric vehicle promotion deal, and the round already includes Toyota, Ping An, Microsoft and Citi Ventures.
Booking Holdings take a $200m ride on Grab
Ride hailing platform Grab raised the money from the travel and accommodation booking service through a partnership deal that will allow them to offer each other's services.
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