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Pindrop collects $90m in series D
Pindrop has raised $90m in series D funding from a consortium that included Allegion, Dimension Data, Singapore’s EDBI and Alphabet, the latter investing through both GV and CapitalG.
Agricool heats up with Bpifrance funding
The state-backed agency has participated in a $28.5m round for Agricool, which grows strawberries in containers, and which plans to now hire 200 more staff members.
Lufax attacks with $1.3bn in new funding
SBI, JP Morgan, Macquarie Group, UBS, Goldman Sachs and the state of Qatar have invested in the online wealth manager at a $38bn pre-money valuation.
ParkJockey to ride SoftBank investment to $1bn
The parking app developer has lined up SoftBank as lead investor in a round in which it is looking to raise $800m to $1bn, with Mubadala Investment also set to take part.
Nuritas claims $34m EIB funding
The biotech firm has received the finance through the EIB’s new European Growth Finance Facility initiative.
Blue J Legal raises $7m in BDC-backed series A
The startup now has more than 100 clients for its Tax Foresight and Employment Foresight products.
Innovacorp takes bite of BlueLight’s $3m funding round
Lead investor on the deal was CIC Capital Ventures.
ChargePoint energises $240m series H
US-based electric vehicle charging network operator ChargePoint received $240m in a series H round on Wednesday backed by electric utility American Electric Power and industrial product manufacturer Siemens.
Wuxi NextCode programs $200m series C
Ireland Strategic Investment Fund has led a $200m series C round for Wuxi NextCode after the latter’s acquisition of ISIF and GV-backed Genomics Medicine Ireland.
Enterprise Ireland backs ApisProtect’s $1.7m seed round
The Cork-based agtech developer uses Internet of Things technology to monitor honey bee colonies.

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