Konnecto, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based consumer intelligence platform, raised $3.5m in seed funding.
Mother Raw, a Toronto, Canada-based line of plant-powered dressings, marinades, dips, condiments and quesos, closed a $6.1M USD Series A financing round.
Lunewave, a Tucson, AZ-based maker of proprietary Luneburg lens antenna and radar, raised $7M in Series A funding.
IceKredit, a Shangai, China-based AI powered platform for business, closed a $33m series C1 round of funding.
Kredivo, a digital credit platform for retail borrowers across Indonesia, secured a debt facility of up to $100m from Victory Park Capital.
SR One, a trans-Atlantic biotech venture capital firm, closed its first independent fund, having recently completed its spinout from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE: BLK) is to acquire Aperio from Golden Gate Capital and the company’s employees, for $1.05 billion in cash.
CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), a Washington, D.C.-based provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, is to acquire Homesnap, Inc. a Bethesda, MD-based provider of a residential real estate agent management platform, for $250m in cash.
Hippo Enterprises, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based insurtech group focused on home insurance, raised $350m in funding.
HMBradley, a Santa Monica, CA-based digital banking platform built to reward savers, raised $18.25m in Series A funding.
Logz.io, a Boston, MA. and Tel Aviv, Israel-based cloud-native observability platform for modern DevOps teams, raised $23m in funding.
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is to acquire End-to-End Analytics, a Palo Alto, CA-based analytics and data science consultancy.
Telus (TSX: T, NYSE: TU), a Vancouver, British Columbia-based communications and information technology company, launched a $100m social impact investment fund.
Astanor Ventures, a Luxembourg-based venture capital firm focused on food tech and agtech, is launching a $325m fund.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced an expansion of the company’s IBM Z skills initiatives to include a new nationwide IT Infrastructure apprenticeship accelerator program – establishing an onramp for IBM Z Ecosystem clients looking to hire new collar talent across system administrators, system programmers and application developer roles.