News round up 17 December 2018

A round up of all the latest news on for our subscribers.

The size of In-Q-Tel’s investment has not been disclosed.

Gilmore to join NZ Super following…

Stephen Gilmore will take up his new role as chief investment officer in March 2019.


GCVI Summit 2019
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Bpifrance takes part in Glose’s $3.4m funding round
OneRagTime, Expon Capital and Kima Ventures joined the state investment agency in the round.
SC Launch makes $200,000 SimpliPhy investment
SimpliPhy joined the SCRA’s startup program in 2017 and this represents the first tranche of funding from the state-run agency.
Axelspace explores series B round
Mitsui, Dai-ichi Life and INCJ have backed a $22.9m investment round led by 31Ventures Global Innovation Fund that will fund the launch of Axelspace's latest satellite.
Kets gets $2.5m with help from UK agencies
Innovate UK and the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund have contributed $1.25m to the startup.
GIC joins Luckin Coffee’s $200m funding round
The China-based rival to the global Starbucks chain is now thought to be valued at well over $2bn.
CDC pours $180m into Liquid Telecom
Britain’s development finance agency has announced a significant investment in the African fibre-broadband provider.
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