The spinout, which has developed a portable real-time DNA and RNA sequencer, has attracted $140m in funding from investors including GIC, China Construction Bank and Hostplus.
The Stanford-StartX fund-backed cloud computing optimisation platform has brought in $30m in a round that took its total funding to $140m.
The voice-control technology developer spun out from University of Bristol has closed a series E round led by strategic investor Infineon Technologies.
The language learning platform, spun out from Carnegie Mellon University, increased its total funding to $108m with a series E led by Drive Capital that valued it at $700m.
A spinout of CEA, one of the institutes that forms part of Paris-Saclay, Kalray has developed manycore microprocessors that require only low levels of energy.
Rex Healthcare has returned to back a $30m round for the thermal heating and cooling technology maker, having previously contributed to a $44m series D in 2014.
EPFL spinout Nexthink, which uses artificial intelligence to monitor and analyse network traffic and is backed by Mannai Corporation, raises $40m to drive international expansion.
Google, Time Warner, Turner Sports, NBC and Comcast all participated in a round that valued the fantasy sports operator at more than $1bn.