Google will begin investing in Africa-based companies through its Africa Investment Fund, running it alongside non-equity schemes Startups Accelerator Africa and Black Founders Fund.
The student transport service secured backing from SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and BMW i Ventures as it looks to fuel its expansion.
The Benesse and Prosus-backed online learning platform operator has filed to list on Nasdaq, about a year after closing a series F round at a $3.25bn valuation.
Citi and Silicon Valley Bank backed the recruitment platform for mothers in a series C round which brought the overall funding raised by the company to $116m.
SK Materials, Presidio Ventures and BMW i Ventures were among the investors that helped the lithium mining process developer complete its series B round.
The vertical farming system developer has completed a $26m round that included KT&G and E1, with the cash to go to international expansion.
The AES and Siemens-owned energy storage system provider’s proposed IPO on the Nasdaq Global Market has a $100m placeholder figure.
Electric vehicle producer Ola Electric has tripled its valuation to $3bn in just two years having secured its latest funding in a round co-led by SoftBank.