Each Friday the Global Corporate Venturing Deal Net rounds up the week’s smaller deals and tracks the emerging companies accessing corporate funds.
Signavio has raised $177m in equity financing from Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners and Apax Digital to further develop its business process management software.
Tal Education Group, which contributed to Minerva’s series B round five years ago, has returned for a series C led by Bytedance.
Dentsu was among the backers of a $20m series E round for NewsCred, which has now raised more than $100m from investors also including Verizon and Digital First Media.
Node is developing artificial intelligence technology that helps companies identify business opportunities and has raised $16m from MS&AD, JetBlue and others.
Coinbase, Ripple and Ideo took part in the $12.1m series A round, which will go towards the launch of Near's decentralised application development platform.
The US-based venture capital firm has hired GV’s former partner and entrepreneur-in-residence, Anish Acharya, to oversee fintech investments.
Robert Bosch Venture Capital has supplied a $5m extension to bring the round, already backed by Dell, BMW and General Electric, to a $55m second close.
Visa has contributed to a $40m series B round for Anchorage, which is working on cryptocurrency protection technology that does not require a password.
Intel Capital has led a consortium that also featured UL Ventures to inject $20m into Kyndi.