11 October 2021 – Rivian Reveals IPO Filing

PTTOR organises corporate venturing unit

Orzon Ventures will receive $25m in initial capital from PTTOR, which has partnered 500 Global to seek out deals in the Thai and Southeast Asian venture ecosystems.

AFB attracts corporates for $102m Fund II

Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund and Pierre Fabre have made capital commitments to Advent France Biotechnology’s second fund.

Rivian reveals IPO filing

Amazon, Ford, Cox Enterprises and Abdul Latif Jameel each own stakes in the electric vehicle maker sized at 5% or higher, as it targets a reported $80bn valuation in the offering.

Exscientia expands IPO to over $350m

The cancer drug developer has closed an initial public offering which took place alongside a $160m SoftBank-led private placement.

Rigetti regulates $1.5bn reverse merger

The Bloomberg Beta-backed quantum chipmaker is joining forces with the publicly listed Supernova Partners Acquisition Company II.

Snyk increases series F funding to $605m

Salesforce Ventures and Atlassian Ventures topped up the cybersecurity software provider’s latest round with $75m in funding at an $8.6bn valuation.

Orca Security upgrades series C to $550m

SAIC and Splunk Capital helped add $340m to the cloud cybersecurity software provider’s latest round, following a GV-backed first close.

Honor hones $370m series E

Prosus Ventures has returned to back an equity and debt round for the homecare management platform developer secured at a $1.25bn valuation.

Byju’s befriends investors to raise $300m

IIFL has returned to invest in the Tencent, BCC and Naspers-backed online learning platform, which is now valued at $18bn and potentially on its way to a $21bn valuation.

Coinswitch Kuber consolidates with $260m

Coinbase Ventures was among the investors in a series C round valuing the digital currency exchange at just over $1.9bn.

Elemy elevates itself with $219m

SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led autistic childcare platform developer Elemy’s latest round, which valued it at $1.15bn.

Lilac mines investors for $150m close

SK Materials, Presidio Ventures and BMW i Ventures were among the investors that helped the lithium mining process developer complete its series B round.


“Funky Chunk” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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