US And Canada

Daily Deal Round Up: April 13, 2021
SafeGuard Cyber has raised $45m in a Cisco-backed debt and equity round while Pine Labs has paid the same amount to buy portfolio company Fave.
TDK to deploy $150m through second fund
TDK Ventures has closed its second fund, which is three times the size of the debut vehicle it launched nearly two years ago.
Tend drills into $125m series C
The personalised dental care provider increased its overall funding to almost $200m in a GV-backed series C round.
StockX hits $3.8bn valuation in $60m round
The GV-backed consumer goods marketplace secuerd $60m in primary funding alongside a $190m secondary share sale by employees.
HawkEye 360 hooks $55m in series C
Esri helped the satellite constellation operator take its total funding to $155m in a round that will fund the launch of more satellites.
SoftBank finds Better option for $500m investment
The transaction hiked the onine mortgage platform developer's valuation 50% to $6bn in five months as it begins to prepare for an initial public offering.
Battery Resourcers charges up with $20m
Orbia Ventures led a round for the battery production technology provider that included TDK Ventures, Trumpf Venture, Doral Energy-Tech Ventures and InMotion Ventures.
Artiva activates $100m IPO plans
The NK cancer drug provider has filed to go public in an offering which would enable GC and its GC Labcell subsidiary to exit.

Other News

Salesforce joins Community with $40m investment
Salesforce has supplied additional funding for the text messaging platform operator, which is also backed by Sony, Live Nation and Twilio.
Snorkel AI pipes in $35m
GV returned for a series B round that increased the machine learning technology developer's overall funding to $50m.
Carta Healthcare carves out series A funding
Mass General Brigham’s AI Digital Innovation Fund has chipped into a $17.3m round for the healthcare data technology provider.
Corporate venturing deal net: 5-9 April 2021
Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
OneTrust upgrades series C to $510m
The compliance and trust management platform developer has closed a $210m tranche for the round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 at a $5.3bn post-money valuation.
Ramp takes off with $115m
Stripe led a $50m second tranche for the corporate charge card provider's latest round, which valued it at $1.6bn.

Editor's Picks

UiPath officially gets on the IPO road
The Alphabet and Tencent-backed automation software producer, valued at $35bn as of last month, has filed for a $1bn offering.
BlockFi stocks up with $350m
The Hudson River Trading and SIG-backed series D round boosted the crypto financial services provider's valuation to $3bn.
Hopin hops to $400m series C
Salesforce Ventures took part in a round that near tripled the valuation of the virtual events platform developer to $5.65bn in just four months.
Okta organises $6.5bn Auth0 acquisition
Salesforce Ventures, NTT Docomo Ventures, DTCP and Telstra Ventures are set to exit the authentication technology developer in an all-stock transaction.
test reg