Mobile

Ride-hailing firm Grab raises $1.5 billion from SoftBank, takes its latest funding round to $4.5 billion

Grab, the Southeast Asian tech company that offers a range of transport-focused services covering ride-hailing, ride-sharing, food delivery, and logistics, has raised another $ 1.5 billion, taking its series H round to a hefty $ 4.5 billion. The latest cash injection arrived via the SoftBank Vision Fund (SVF), a $ 100 billion investment fund set […]

Mobile

Facebook chief AI scientist joins $4.5 million round for algorithmic music startup Antescofo

Paris-based Antescofo announced it has raised $ 4.5 million of venture capital, a round that includes backing from Facebook’s chief AI scientist Yann Le Cun. The artificial intelligence company is known for its classical music lesson mobile app Metronaut. Other investors in the round include venture firms Daphni and OneRagTime, plus angel investors Nobuyuki Idei, […]

Gaming

Overwolf raises $16 million for game services in round led by Intel Capital

Overwolf has raised $ 16 million for its game apps and services in a funding round led by Intel Capital. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based Overwolf has created an overlay platform that enables developers to create game applications, modifications, or services that enhance the experience of today’s PC games. The deal follows an August announcement where Overwolf and Intel […]