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Daily deal net July 29, 2019
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
TikTok swings by to collect Jukedeck
University of Cambridge's automated music production app developer Jukedeck has been picked up by internet technology firm Bytedance's TikTok.
Daily deal net: July 12, 2019
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
Bolt puts $68m in its basket
A host of individuals connected with the e-commerce industry have supplied capital, enabling Stanford-linked company Bolt to target its next phase of expansion.
Daily deal net: June 27, 2019
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.
CureFit stretches to $120m in Unilever-backed round
CureFit had held discussions with SoftBank Vision Fund over a $200m investment, but Unilever Ventures has instead stepped up as part of a $120m round.
Booster puts $56m into series C tank
Booster, a fuel delivery service backed by Stanford-StartX Fund, has collected $56m in series C funding from investors including Enterprise Holdings and Total.
Daily deal net: June 25, 2019
Every day, Global University Venturing rounds up the smaller investments from across the university innovation ecosystem in its deal net.

Other News

CureFit starts training for $200m round
SoftBank is reportedly considering an investment of between $200m and $350m in CureFit, whose existing investors include the University of California-backed UC-RNT Fund.
Arteac-Lab experiments with Simbox licence
Satt Sud-Est has assigned an exclusive licence to Arteac-Lab, co-founded by former CNRS researcher Philippe Herzog, for an electroacoustic modeling software called Simbox.
Csiro joins Hungry Jack’s kitchen
The fund manager will work with Hungry Jack’s to devise a plant-based version of the latter’s flagship burger, the Whopper, based on Csiro research.
Technology of the Year: Apeel Sciences
With the growing focus on food sustainability, University of California (UC) Santa Barbara-founded food preservative developer Apeel Science is a particularly apt selection for the Technology of the Year award.
GetYourGuide goes to $484m series E
ETH Zurich spinout GetYourGuide secured $484m in a round led by SoftBank Vision Fund that took its total funding past $650m.
Core centres mind on $4m
Meditation device manufacturer Core has attracted $4m from seed investors including Stanford-StartX Fund as it ramps up towards the full release of its product.

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Tsinghua’s smart money
Samsung adds $100m start-up fund
The company has committed $100m to the Catalyst Fund for early-stage start-ups, which may be available to university startups.
Coursera wins university investment
Caltech and Pennsylvania back on-line teaching company Coursera, which just won the praise of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
Revolymer sticks to AIM in IPO
Revolymer, which makes chewing gum that is easier to remove from streets and pavements, was backed by the Setsquared Partnership, a joint venture capital initiative between Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.
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