By Shiwen Yap
Temasek co-leads $40M Series B in VR startup Within.
If all the tendered shares are sold, the deal will generate for Nomura a pretax profit of around 9 billion yen ($80.94 million), to be booked in the July-September period.
Trustbridge, IDG Capital, GGV, Cherubic Ventures, and Hearst also joined the round.
The series C round also saw participation from existing investors Maverick Capital Ventures, Sequoia India, Omidyar Network and Kae Capital.
JLR’s corporate venture arm was among strategic investors who backed a $40 million fund raised by Maniv Mobility LP.
Thinkerbell Labs, which builds literacy devices for the visually impaired, has raised an angel investment of Rs 1.3 crore ($202,000) from the Indian Angel Network and Anand Mahindra.
Vertex Ventures backs PerimeterX’s Series B round.
The pre-Series A funding round was led by investor Leon Brummer.
In Indonesia, Kumparan competes with IDN Media, Baca, Brilio, and UC News.
It has also launched an open innovation lab called Innosparks.