News round up 12 November 2018

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

Turvo turns Mubadala’s interest to $60m…

Mubadala Ventures has led a series B round that boosted the collaborative shipping platform’s overall funding to near $100m.

The investment was made through Temasek’s subsidiary Heliconia Capital Management.


Venture Houston 2018
8th November 2018
GCVI Summit 2019
30th January 2019
London Co-Investment Fund helps Fenton sparkle in $1.11m seed round
The UK-based jewellery startup prides itself on supply-chain transparency.
Phenix raises $17m in Bpifrance-backed round
The French waste-management startup is aiming for international expansion.
TandemLaunch in line for $5m from Canada’s VCCI
The Montreal-based accelerator works closely with electronics companies and research organisations.
Temasek takes minority stake in Aerogen
The Irish drug-delivery firm has not disclosed the size of the deal.
Hyperoptic connects with Mubadala for strategic investment
The UK-based broadband infrastructure provider is now planning a $650m expansion.
CFPA Microfinance reaps $140m
Ant Financial and IFC were among the participants in a series C round for the rural microfinance and financial trading provider that was led by Rise Fund.
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