Each week the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Aptiv and CAC Holdings joined corporate venturing units Trend Forward Capital and Motley Fool Ventures in a $26m round that almost doubled Affectiva's funding.
Financial servicec provider Monzo, previously backed by corporate Orange and Stripe, raised $130m round at a valuation of $2.6bn, making it the second most valuable fintech developer in the UK.
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Traveloka has followed a $500m Expedia and JD.com-backed round two years ago by reportedly adding $420m from GIC and unnamed existing investors.
QD Laser has raised $33m in funding from more than 20 investors, including Tokyo Century, Axa, NTT Docomo, MTG, Dai-ichi Life Insurance and Nikon-SBI Innovation Fund.
The innovation challenge platform, which counts Bouygues Telecom as an investor, has received $14.5m in a round that featured the Sipa-Ouest‑France-backed Sofiouest.
The broadband supplier plans to upgrade its network having sourced commitments from Wabash Valley Power and seven telecommunication firms.