March Capital has led a round that boosted the overall funding for the Stanford-backed enterprise data management platform to $75m.
University of Auckland Inventors Fund has contributed to a $40m series B round for AI-based avatar developer Soul Machines, with the investment led by Temasek.
Trifo, developer of a cleaning-based surveillance system, increased its total funding to $26m in a round that included Yidu Cloud.
Football helmet producer Vicis, a University of Washington spinout, has succumbed to cash pressures despite previously raising $85m in funding.
A2A has formed a corporate venturing arm with $78m in funding, including a commitment from Polytechnic University of Milan’s university venture fund Poli360.
Vanderbilt University joined fellow LPs including Consumer Technology Association in an oversubscribed close for the diversity-focused Harlem Partners Venture Fund I.
Temasek could reportedly invest in CureFit at a valuation of $800m, three years after UC-RNT Fund supplied $25m to the wellness services provider.
Cellular Agriculture was spun out of University of Bath in 2016 as the UK’s first startup in the cultured meat space, but its ambitions go far beyond a lab-grown burger.