An undisclosed investment amount was given to Germany-based Sunfire from Electranova Capital, the clean technology venture capital fund of Idinvest Partners sponsored by EDF, and Total's venture capital arm Total Energy Ventures.
UK-based generalist investor Beringea has made a £3 million investment in anti-microbial curtains and blinds maker Disposable Curtains Limited which does business under the name All in One Medical.
K-12 learning analytics company Renaissance Learning secured a $40 million investment from Google Capital, the investment arm of search giant Google that concentrates on late-stage deals, TechCrunch reported.
Intel Capital has forayed into the fast-growing world of 3D printing by making an investment in two 3D printing companies, Lithuania-based CGT Trader and US-based makexyz.
Teqcycle Solutions, a Munich-based firm that provides mobile devices trade-in and reuse solutions, has bagged an undisclosed investment from T-Venture Holding, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom.
Innovation company 3M has supported Chilean firm Lixivia. The investment was made through 3M's New Ventures Business but terms of the deal were not disclosed.
IBM will be investing $1.2 billion to bolster its $2 billion purchase of SoftLayer Technologies last year, a business which it is betting on for growth, Bloomberg reported.
Although many believe that the US has started to lose its power and influence because of stagnating economy, a Financial Times report believes that compelling evidence abounds that refute this claim.
Infinity Group, a private equity firm based in China, announced its investment of $4.2 million in Israel-based biotechnology firm BotanoCap, a developer of green solutions for various industries.
General Motors Co announced its plans on Monday to invest about $1.3 billion in its five plants across the US to improve its output and create a new transmission, according to a Reuters report.
Sequoia Capital is backing GirnarSoftware with USD 15 million in investment for a 20% stake in the firm. GirnarSoftware owns Internet websites Cardekho, Bikedekho and Pricedekho.
Tyra Banks has invested an undisclosed amount on Locket, a mobile advertising app made for Android smartphone lockscreens, through her company's investment arm Fierce Capital.
Institutional fund manager La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and investment firm BMO Capital Partners invested USD 20 million in Nautilus Plus, a Quebec-based fitness center chain owned by Novacap.
CDC Group said they would be backing New Delhi-based renewable energy developer Green Infra Ltd with a USD 25 million investment to enhance the latter's production capacity.
The Social+Capital Partnership and Resolute.vc led the USD 2.7 million investment round for software recruitment solutions provider Greenhouse. Other investors like Bill Lohse of Pinterest and Seth Goldstein of DJZ and Turntable.fm also supported Greenhouse.
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