E-commerce platform Shopify has agreed to acquire San Francisco-based logistics services provider Deliverr for $2.1bn in cash and stocK.
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, the Indian 10-minute grocery delivery service, has raised $200m in series D funding from investors including healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente.
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.
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.
US-headquartered data security software provider Veza has publicly launched with over $110m in funding from investors including internet and technology group Alphabet.
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, a UK-based small molecule drug developer, raised $100m in a series B round co-led by Alphabet and pharmaceutical firm Sanofi.
Stock exchange operator Nasdaq, Chicago Trading Company and a number of banks backed the $30m series B round for digital asset data provider Amberdata.
US-headquartered vaccine developer HilleVax floated on the Nasdaq Global Select Market in a $200m initial public offering enabling pharmaceutical firm Takeda to exit.
US-listed hardware retailer Home Depot has formed a $150m corporate venture capital arm to identify and support customer experience and home improvement startups.
Pharmaceutical firms Asahi Intecc, Eisai Corporation and Ohara Pharmaceutical Industries all committed to Africa Innovation & Healthcare Fund (AFH2).