Venture Capital

Del Palacio departs from M12
Itxaso del Palacio has left her partner position at M12 in order to become an investment director at venture firm Notion Capital.
Finland adds to corporate impact investing
Energy utility Fortum is putting $170m into venture firm Valo Ventures, which was founded by CapitalG alumnus Scott Tierney.
Gartlan goes to Yield Lab
Kieran Gartlan has departed from a Latin America-based senior director position at CME Group for a managing director role at The Yield Lab.
PwC Singapore finds its Tribe
PW Singapore and Icon have formed partnerships with Tribe Accelerator, a newly-launched program focused on blockchain startups.
Mapfre maps out anchor role in insurtech fund
The insurer has taken on the anchor investor role in Mundi Ventures' Alma Mundi Insurtech Fund, supplying $28.3m.
Anand abdicates CapitalG position
After three years as head of India for Alphabet unit CapitalG, Kaushik Anand has left to join a venture capital firm recently founded by former Sequoia executives.
Corporates move into $108m RET fund
Real Estate Technology Ventures has achieved a final close of $108m for a first fund backed by Aimco, Boardwalk, Essex, MidAmerica and UDR, and made a follow-on investment in SmartRent.
Legrand nets portfolio company Netatmo
Legrand has acquired its portfolio company Netatmo for an undisclosed amount, three years after the corporate led the smart home device maker's $32m series B round.

Other News

Applied Ventures to invest in New York trip
Applied Materials' corporate venturing unit is partnering Empire State Development to fund startups in upstate New York while investing in an R&D hub at SUNY Polytechnic Institute.
Kozhevnikov splits from Sistema
Sistema Asia Fund managing director Kirill Kozhevnikov has departed, accepting a partner position at venture firm RTP Global.
Kodner crosses from Comcast to DFJ
Comcast Ventures' head of talent, Jen Kodner, has departed in order to manage executive searches for DFJ's portfolio companies.
Telus goes for Panache
VC firm Panache Ventures has increased the target for its debut fund to approximately $38m after welcoming Telus Ventures as a limited partner.
Symantec gains Appthority in acquisition deal
Symantec Ventures has exited mobile cybersecurity platform developer Appthority in an acquisition of undisclosed size by its parent company.
Rael rolls into series A round
SoftBank Ventures Korea, which previously led a $2.1m seed round for Rael six months ago, has returned to contribute to a $17.5m series A alongside GS Retail Fund.

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Huashenghaoche drives series D to $210m
Minsheng Financial Leasing-backed online car marketplace Huashenghaoche has received $210m from investors including JD.com spinoff JD Finance and Goldman Sachs.
Innovent enters public markets with $421m IPO
Legend Holdings, Eli Lilly, Ping An, China Life and Taikang-backed Innovent Biologics priced its shares near the top of the range of to raise $421m.
Chehaoduo shifts into next round with $162m
Seven months after raising $818m in a series C round led by Tencent, Chehaoduo has added $162m in series C-plus funding alongside a $430m commitment from the city of Kunshan.
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