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Tokopedia tops up latest round to $1.1bn
SoftBank Vision Fund and Alibaba have co-led a $1.1bn round for the e-commerce marketplace that also featured Softbank Ventures Korea.
Axelspace explores series B round
Mitsui and Dai-ichi Life have backed a $22.9m investment round led by 31Ventures Global Innovation Fund that will fund the launch of Axelspace's latest satellite.
L’Oréal shows corporate venturing is worth it
Cosmetic brand L'Oréal's Bold Business Opportunities for L’Oréal Development has already made its first investment, in online fragrance creator Sillages Paris.
Corporates help EdCast curate fresh funding
The AI-based contextual insight service has closed a $33.6m round that included SoftBank, Relx and Crescent Enterprises, taking its total funding to almost $56m.
WaveOptics makes a splash with $26m
Robert Bosch Venture Capital reinvested in the augmented reality technology developer as part of a round that valued it at $96m.
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.
M17 makes $25m to beat IPO blues
M17 Entertainment, backed by MCN, Yahoo Japan and LeSports, has collected $25m after a failed attempt at an IPO earlier this year.
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.

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OG DNA Genetics grows funding to $35m
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MPL to amp up with $30m
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Salubris sells Viracta on $10m round
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Agricool heats up with Danone funding
Danone unit Manifesto Ventures has participated in a $28.5m round for Agricool, which grows strawberries in containers, and which plans to now hire 200 more staff members.
Spiber spins $44m into its web
Synthetic silk developer Spiber, backed by Godwin and Dai-ichi Life, has now raised a total of more than $260m.
Ultrahaptics savours $44.8m sensation
Cornes has pumped more cash into Bristol's haptics technology spinout Ultrahaptics to take its total to $84.3m.

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Tokopedia tops up latest round to $1.1bn
SoftBank Vision Fund and Alibaba have co-led a $1.1bn round for the e-commerce marketplace that also featured Softbank Ventures Korea.
Tokopedia locks up $1bn in SoftBank-led round
SoftBank has reportedly led a round that valued the peer-to-peer e-commerce platform, which also counts Alibaba and CyberAgent as investors, at about $7bn.
Corporates help dish up $500m for iFood
Online food delivery platform iFood has secured another $500m in a round featuring majority owner Movile and fellow corporate Naspers.
SoftBank helps hand $4bn to Ele.me-Koubei venture
SoftBank was among the investors in a round for Alibaba's recently merged local services platforms Ele.me and Koubei that valued it at $30bn.
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