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Shopify to buy Deliverr in $2.1bn deal
E-commerce platform Shopify has agreed to acquire San Francisco-based logistics services provider Deliverr for $2.1bn in cash and stocK.
Coinbase’s takeover talks with 2TM break down
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase’s takeover talks with Brazil-based crypto brokerage 2TM, which would have boosted Coinbase’s international expansion, have reportedly broken down.
Zepto receives $200m series D delivery
Zepto, the Indian 10-minute grocery delivery service, has raised $200m in series D funding from investors including healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente.
Porsche leads Group14’s $400m series C
Carmaker Porsche led a $400m series C round for Group14, a US-based developer of a silicon-carbon system for use in lithium-silicon batteries.
GBT reaches unicorn status with $150m series A
Greater Bay Technology (GBT), a China-based fast-charging battery technology developer incubated by automotive manufacturer GAC Group, has closed a $150m series A round.
Veza eases out of stealth
US-headquartered data security software provider Veza has publicly launched with over $110m in funding from investors including internet and technology group Alphabet.
Spotawheel drives to $105m round
Spotawheel, a Greek used car trading platform, is gearing up for expansion with a $105m funding round backed by classifieds portal operator Adevinta and insurer Uniqa.
OMass Therapeutics binds to $100m series B
OMass Therapeutics, a UK-based small molecule drug developer, raised $100m in a series B round co-led by Alphabet and pharmaceutical firm Sanofi.
Nasdaq backs Amberdata‘s $30m series B
Stock exchange operator Nasdaq, Chicago Trading Company and a number of banks backed the $30m series B round for digital asset data provider Amberdata.
HilleVax racks up $200m in its IPO
US-headquartered vaccine developer HilleVax floated on the Nasdaq Global Select Market in a $200m initial public offering enabling pharmaceutical firm Takeda to exit.
Home Depot builds $150m CVC arm
US-listed hardware retailer Home Depot has formed a $150m corporate venture capital arm to identify and support customer experience and home improvement startups.
Corporates help AFH2 reach initial close
Pharmaceutical firms Asahi Intecc, Eisai Corporation and Ohara Pharmaceutical Industries all committed to Africa Innovation & Healthcare Fund (AFH2).
“Funky Chunk” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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