Venture firm Winreal Investment has raised $146m for the first close of its 5G fund, which counts SAIC, Sunon, Dahua, ZhongJi InnoLight and Zhebao Media as limited partners.
Startup investor and former American Football star Richard Sherman has been brought on board by Cisco-sponsored venture fund Decibel to help founders develop their teams.
Kairós Digital Solutions has hired Pedro Trucharte, who helped set up MásVentures for MásMóvil, to establish its corporate venturing vehicle, Kairós Ventures.
Honeywell has appointed a new director of ventures, John Wong, who has experience in corporate development and strategy with an IoT and wireless technology focus at InterDigital, GE and SoftBank.
The insurance firm put up the capital for what looks set to be the 12th fund raised by investment firm Tiger Global Management, following a $3.8bn vehicle in 2018.
Vinay Trivedi has left SoftBank Investment Advisers, the manager of SoftBank Vision Fund, and joined General Atlantic as a vice-president to oversee growth-stage tech investments.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and an undisclosed insurer are among the LPs for the venture firm's new digital health-focused vehicle.
The insurance firm has partnered China International Capital Corporation on a vehicle that will invest in companies situated in China's Bay Area.